If you’re in the market for a small sedan, and you’ve been looking for a Nissan near Salinas, be sure to check out the redesigned 2020 Nissan Sentra. The Sentra gets a long list of improvements this year. Not only does the new Sentra feature a more powerful base engine, but it also receives additional standard safety technologies.
When test driving the 2020 Nissan Sentra at the Salinas Nissan drivers, you can experience this car’s enhanced performance. Acceleration is noticeably quicker than before. There are three available trims: S, SV, and SR. Every trim receives the same 2.0-liter, DOHC four-cylinder engine that produces 149 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque, mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) that sends power to the front wheels.
Strong fuel economy figures make the new Sentra even more rewarding. The EPA-estimated fuel economy is rated at 29 mpg city/39 mpg highway.* Meanwhile, expect the sportier SR model with its larger wheels to deliver 28 mpg city/37 mpg highway.
For 2020, Nissan has taken the Sentra’s driving experience to the next level. A lower and wider stance gives the new model an especially sporty feel. Drivers will also appreciate the car’s new independent rear suspension, which promotes sharper handling around corners. Fortunately, ride comfort is still high.
Everyone on the street will notice the 2020 Nissan Sentra’s new head-turning looks. It now shares many styling cues with the midsize Nissan Altima. Sleeker lines and a more prominent V-Motion grille help the Sentra to stand out. If you want the look of a serious performance sedan, step up to the Sentra SR. It features several sporty exterior treatments, including exclusive 18-inch wheels and a chrome exhaust finisher. A two-tone black roof option is available as well. Electric Blue Metallic, Monarch Orange Metallic, and Scarlet Ember Tintcoat are just a few of the available paint colors.
Families will enjoy riding in the 2020 Nissan Sentra. Excellent legroom allows everyone to stretch out. Nissan’s standard Zero Gravity front seats are among the most comfortable in the segment. Premium upgrades, like heated front seats and dual-zone automatic climate control, are also available.
Sentra buyers can choose from many available technology features. Many drivers will be interested in the sedan's NissanConnect infotainment system. It features an 8.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone support. Meanwhile, music fans will especially enjoy rocking out to the available eight-speaker Bose sound system.
Safety is a big priority for the 2020 Nissan Sentra. It now comes standard with Nissan Safety Shield 360. This collection of advanced driving aids will help you to avoid danger on an everyday basis. Highlights include automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring and lane departure warning. Rear automatic braking is also standard, which gives the Sentra a significant advantage over the competition.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.