Get to Know the Latest 2017 Nissan Sentra Specs

November 11th, 2016 by

2017 Nissan Sentra Specs

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Get ready explore the 2017 Nissan Sentra specs from Jeffrey Nissan. The Sentra is a fine example of how comfort and performance features can enhance your daily drive. Need some proof? After you read our break down, you are welcome to drop in to our dealership for a test drive.


The Nissan Sentra kicks off with a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine, delivering a total of 130 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque. It’s optional to choose the 1.8L engine with 124 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque. On higher trim levels, drivers can choose the 1.6L turbocharged engine for a total of 188 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque.

Front-wheel drive is standard, along with front stabilizer bar and independent strut front suspension. The standard transmission is a 6-speed manual, however, you have the power to opt for an Xtronic CVT with or without manual shifting mode. Additionally, many trims include performance-boosting amenities. The L trim has an optional Active Understeer Control. Select trims have an available turbo tuned suspension with steering.

Fuel Economy

The Nissan Sentra is a fuel-friendly model, as it has a 0.29 drag coefficient for terrific aerodynamics. Fuel economy varies, depending on the engine you choose.

  • The 1.8L engine with Xtronic CVT produces an EPA-estimated 37 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.
  • The 1.8L engine with a 6-speed manual transmission shows an EPA-estimated 35 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.
  • The 1.6L engine shows an EPA-estimated 33 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway with an Xtronic CVT.
  • With the 6-speed manual option, the 1.6L engine generates 32 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.


You can easily seat five passengers in the Nissan Sentra with a total of 95.9 cubic feet of passenger space. Those generous dimensions translate into 39.4 inches of headroom in the front of the cabin and 36.7 inches of headroom in the rear in models without a moonroof. For legroom, you have 42.5 inches in the front and 37.4 inches in the back. When storing cargo in the trunk, you have a total of 15.1 cubic feet of space to use.

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