New 2018 Nissan Sentra won’t be too much changed visually comparing to last few models. Some tuning will be done, but nothing radical is waiting for this sedan. Nevertheless, most changes are coming inside the cabin, where new, modern features and equipment will be installed. Sentra for 2018 year keeps the same engine as its predecessors, and so it is going to be with price. Sedan was popular because of great balance of performance and price, adding stylish details to its look, so it is not hard to guess many previous users will continue to drive it and recommend to other drivers.
2018 Nissan Sentra engine
Power for the 2018 Nissan Sentra is coming from 1.8-l inline-four engine. This unit is capable of producing 130 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque. Transmission has 6 gears which are shifted manually. There is new 2-speed CVT gearbox, which could take place in new Sentra. This fuel-saving transmission reduces output of the sedan to around 120 hp. Estimated fuel economy is around 30 mpg. New suspension and braking system should improve handling and cornering, and overall driving impression.
2018 Nissan Sentra redesign
Exterior of the sedan won’t suffer too much work. Grille is going to be revisited, and other parts, bumpers, wheels, doors… are about to remain unchanged. Interior could be modified more. First of all, tech features should be upgraded and some new, modern elements could be added. Depending on trim level, 2018 Nissan Sentra is going to be packed with more exclusive equipment. Company announced five trims for sedan. However, for all, comfort is boosted with many stuff. Some of them are infotainment systems, including new Bluetooth, live music streaming and satellite audio. Backup camera and parking assist will make drive easier to users of any experience level. Safety is also upgraded with few airbags and additional systems and sensors.
2018 Nissan Sentra release date and price
We expect 2018 Nissan Sentra to appear in second part of 2017. However, market appearance will follow the premiere after few months, so first units could be sold closer to 2018. Since there won’t be radical moves, experts think that price could start from $18,000 for entry models, and for up to $25,000 for top of the class vehicles.