Volkswagen presents the new VW Jetta at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 in Detroit, US, 15 January 2018
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The 2021 Volkswagen Jetta Simply Offers More Than the Nissan Sentra

The Nissan Sentra and the Volkswagen Jetta have been longstanding entries in the compact car lineup. However, both the Volkswagen Jetta and the Nissan Sentra have had troubles in recent model years. The 2020 Nissan Sentra has had significantly declining sales from the first quarter of 2019 to 2020. Furthermore, the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta has received harsh reviews from some …

A white 2018 Nissan Sentra on the track.

The 2018 Nissan Sentra Is Only Good On Paper

The Nissan Sentra has come a long way. But you wouldn’t necessarily think that when you look at the 2018 model. The 2018 Sentra stands out for being one of the most dependable and affordable versions. But you might want to rethink settling on this Nissan for a cheap used car.  Driving the 2018 Nissan Sentra is rather …

2021 Nissan Sentra

These 2021 Compact Cars Are Wildly OK According to Consumer Reports

Some compact cars are standouts when it comes to predicted reliability. Others are downright terrible. And then some small cars fall in the middle of the spectrum. We’ve compiled a list of the 2021 compact cars with average ratings for reliability, based on Consumer Reports data. CR determines a vehicle’s dependability through its member surveys, which capture thousands of owner experiences. …

The Nissan Sentra SR is shown at AutoMobility LA
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The 2021 Nissan Sentra Just Won a Top Safety Award

It would be great to own the safest car possible, but there are many options and factors that go into selecting a car. Headlights are one important safety feature to consider. About 50% of the car crashes that result in deaths happen in the dark, and more than 25% happen on roads that don’t have …

A red 2021 Kia Soul, equipped with standard AEB, drives on a paved surface with a blue sky in the background.
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You Don’t Always Have to Pay a Lot to Get This High-End Safety Feature

Automatic emergency braking systems have long been included with top-trim vehicles. However, in 2015, about 20 automakers worldwide announced they had agreed to make AEB a standard feature on most new cars by September 2022. In late December 2019, Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced that Audi, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, and Tesla …

A 2021 Nissan Sentra in Gun Metallic is parked overlooking an ocean.
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2021 Mazda3 vs. Nissan Sentra: Which Car Is Better?

A brand-new car is a major investment. You want the vehicle that suits your commuting needs, offers reliability, fits into your budget, and lasts several years. The good news is there are plenty of excellent new cars, including the Mazda3 and the Nissan Sentra. The bad news: Trying to decide which one gives you the …

A red 1991 Nissan Sentra SE-R in a field
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Cars and Bids Bargain of the Week: 1991 Nissan Sentra SE-R

With the 400Z’s promising design, it seems Nissan is rediscovering its affordable performance side. This is great news, as the Japanese brand has a history of fun hits outside of the Skyline GT-R. For example, there was the AWD Pulsar GTi-R and the Corvette-slaying 300ZX. And there was also the car that’s today’s Cars and …

2020 Nissan Sentra with an orange glow city behind it
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The 2020 Nissan Sentra Is a Great Car Depending Where You Look

Depending on where you look, the  Nissan Sentra is the total package. The 2020 Sentra features an all-new platform and many practical and upscale features. Even so, reviews on this Nissan are mixed. Here’s what some of the most respected critics have to say. The 2020 Nissan Sentra has a lot to offer  Nissan’s Sentra can give you a …

2019 Nissan Sentra is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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6,000 Nissan Sentra Models Recalled After a Production Goof

With the many high-tech safety and driver-assist features available in vehicles today, the details of a car’s headlights may not be the first safety feature drivers think about. Good headlights are very important, though, and that includes having them aligned properly to light up the road. Nissan recently discovered that there is a problem with …

2020 Nissan Sentra with an orange glow city behind it
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Will the 2021 Nissan Sentra Make Any Major Changes?

Nissan vehicles have been a reliable and affordable choice for more than 35 years. The first Nissan Sentra appeared in 1982 as an entry-level subcompact car, built to replace the legendary Datsun. In 2000, the classification changed to compact. As the sedan continued to grow in size seven years later, the EPA gave the Sentra a mid-size rating …

2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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The Nissan Sentra Is a Puzzling Used Car Option

The Nissan Sentra is a compelling option to buy if you’re looking for a dependable compact car. The Sentra has earned strong safety and reliability ratings, plus its good on fuel economy too. If you’re thinking about buying a Sentra used, the 2017 model year is among the best to buy. But while the 2017 Sentra is reliable, you …

2012 Nissan Maxima
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Avoid These Cars If You Want a Reliable Transmission

Transmission repairs and replacements can be one of the most costly parts of car ownership, but automatic transmission problems aren’t something that most car owners struggle with. Transmissions can fail due to many reasons, including harsh shifting habits and manufacturer defects, but there are some car models that have been statistically more likely to have …

2020 Red Nissan Sentra landscape image

The Nissan Sentra Could Be the Best Car for Graduates

Once students finish their last paper and receive their diploma, the last thing they want to be concerned with is added debt. Different transportation may be a necessity as they cross the stage and onto the next phase of life. Autotrader says a new Nissan Sentra may be the perfect car to get them to their new job. Autotrader …

2017 Nissan Sentra is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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Nissan Sentra Sales Went From Bad to Worse

Has the end finally come for the trusty Nissan Sentra sedan? If the latest sales figures are any indication, Nissan may have to soon rethink what was once one of the top sellers in their lineup. In one year, Sentra sales have fallen off dramatically. What does this mean for the future of the Japanese …

2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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How Reliable Is the Nissan Sentra?

The Nissan Sentra has always been seen as an unpretentious, reliable, good looking sedan that has been a solid part of  Nissan’s lineup for many years. However, when Consumer Reports reviewed the Nissan Sentra, they only gave it a 3 out of 5 in predicted reliability. The Sentra faced some serious backlash due to transmission …

2017 Nissan Sentra is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place
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Does the Nissan Sentra Have Apple CarPlay?

The 2020 Nissan Sentra has many appealing performance aspects as well as styling features that drew many people to check it out. With its smooth ride and exceptional handling, it’s no wonder the Sentra gets a lot of attention. But, the fact that it looks cool and performs great doesn’t mean it’s automatically the vehicle …