Nissan Sentra is compact sedan manufacturered by Japanese company Nissan Motor Company Ltd, which was debuted in 1982. Since its first release, Nissan Sentra has been constantly changed its external, interior design as well as technical characteristics. Last released version was fifth generation that was started producing in 2000. Family sedan Nissan Sentra series are produced in the United States. In 1998, line up of the model was completed by sports version - Nissan Sentra SE. Later, there were other modifications including XE, GXE, GLE, and LE. All the versions of Nissan Sentra 1998 was distinguished by updated appearance and level of comfort.
There were two main modifications of Nissan Sentra. The first one was powered by 1.8-liter engine rated at 127 horsepower. Nissan Sentra specifications of the second version was very impressive which was equipped by 2.5-liter motor, capacity of 177 horsepower that spends just 7.2 seconds to accelerate to 100 km/h and top speed was 200 km/h. Basic complete set of Nissan Sentra included two airbags, anti-lock brakes, power accessories, audio system and onboard computer.
Nissan Sentra 2000 has quite stylish appearance, smooth body lines, greatly increased dimensions compared to the previous version. Spacious saloon of Nissan Sentra 2000 is totally comfortable. Basic equipment set of the model consists of ABS, 2 airbags, power accessories, audio, and on-board computer.
Only two modifications of the model were produced: Nissan Sentra 1.8i XE and its more powerful option Nissan Sentra 2.5I SE-R. High level of driving characteristics of sports versions deserves much attention. The sedan can reach speed of 100 km/h in only 7.2 seconds. Maximum speed is limited in 200 km/h.
The debut of new Nissan Sentra was held at the Moscow Motor Show in 2014. The sedan is assembled to replace Nissan Tiida. In Japan, China and Thailand, the novelty was sold under the name of Nissan Sylphy. In Australia - Nissan Pulsar. However, Nissan Sentra was sold under this name in the United States and Russia. Updated car offers its customers comfortable and spacious cabin, solid designed chassis, strong engine and roomy trunk.
In terms of dimensions of is one of the leaders in its class: length is 4625 mm, wheel-base length - 2700 mm, width - 1760 mm and height - 1495 mm. Radius of turn on front bumper is 5.5 and curb weight is 1216–1267 kg, depending on the configuration and type of transmission.
The car is built on Nissan expanded V platform, the same as models Nissan Micra, Nissan Note, Nissan Pulsar and hatchback Nissan Tiida second generation. Adaptation of models under regional conditions dealt with international team. Nissan Sentra has gone full cycle of tests on various roads, which led engineers to make number of changes on the construction.
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