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Pros: The current Nissan Sentra offers up some fantastic interior features, plenty of space, and a comfortable ride all at an affordable price. 

Cons: The Nissan Sentra isn’t the most dynamic compact car in the segment, and without a sporty version to choose from, it looses some of its previous appeal. 

2015 Nissan Sentra Price and Fuel Economy: The Nissan Sentra offers up some great style and features for not a lot of coin. It’s well priced in the market and the following is a list of the models available (base MSRP prices): 

  • Nissan Sentra S $15,598
  • Nissan Sentra SV $18,698
  • Nissan Sentra SR Premium $23,398
  • Nissan Sentra SL $24,398 

As for fuel economy, although the same engine is found across the lineup, there are two transmission choices. So, if it’s the 6-speed manual you want then your fuel economy ratings will fall in the 6.6L/100km range for the highway, and 8.9L/100km in the city. And if it’s the CVT you choose, then those numbers change to 6.1L/100km on the highway and 8.0L/100km in the city. 

Powertrain: As mentioned above, there is only one engine available and it is a 1.8L 4-cylinder mill that produces 130 horsepower and 128 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the front wheels only, and transmission choices reside in a 6-speed manual and an Xtronic CVT. 

Changes and Improvements: The 2015 Nissan Sentra has seen no major changes or improvements. 

Cargo Capacity: The 2015 Nissan Sentra has room to seat five, and offers up 428 litres of cargo space in the trunk. 

Safety: The 2015 Nissan Sentra is equipped with all manner of standard safety equipment and airbags, as well as Vehicle Dynamic Control with Traction Control System, a tire pressure monitoring system, along with the LATCH system for child seats in the rear. 

Comparing the 2015 Nissan Sentra: Mazda3, Honda Civic, Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra, Subaru Impreza.