How Does the 2021 Nissan Sentra Fare in Terms of Performance?

By Product Expert | Posted in Nissan Sentra on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 at 9:16 am
2021 Nissan Sentra

Performance Features of the 2021 Nissan Sentra

The 2021 Nissan Sentra is the Nissan brand’s offering in the compact sedan segment. It boasts an eye-grabbing exterior style, a host of driver assistance technologies including the standard Nissan Safety Shield® 360, a roomy interior, a powerful new engine, and advanced infotainment features. At Glendale Nissan in Glendale Heights, IL, we elaborate on the performance features of the 2021 Nissan Sentra.

What Engine Is Available on the 2021 Nissan Sentra?

The 2021 Nissan Sentra is equipped with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that has an output of 149 hp and a torque rating of 146 lb.-ft. This is an upgrade from the previous generation 1.8-liter engine. The 2.0-liter engine is paired with the latest generation Xtronic transmission. Further, it has a Continuous Variable Valve Timing Control System valvetrain with four valves per cylinder.

What Is the Fuel Economy of the 2021 Nissan Sentra?

The 2021 Nissan Sentra is available as a front-wheel drivetrain. It achieves a fuel efficiency of 29 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highway, and 33 mpg combined for the S and SV trims. Further, it earns 28 mpg in the city, 37 mpg on the highway, and 32 mpg combined for the SR trim.  

2021 Nissan Sentra Dashboard
2021 Nissan Sentra Seating

Read more: 2021 Nissan Sentra trim level and pricing

What Are the Upgrades for the 2021 Sentra Model?

Some of the key improvements from the previous year include improved body control and enhanced steering response and engine response with a 17% increase in torque. Further, door, window, and body sealing has also been improved leading to a reduction in traffic and wind noise.

The 2021 Sentra also comes with an advanced Intelligent Trace Control system. The system lightly brakes the inside front wheels while cornering, which leads to better handling and stability and increases your control.

If you’re interested in learning more about the 2021 Nissan Sentra, visit us at Glendale Nissan in Glendale Heights, IL, or schedule a test drive today!

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