2017 Nissan Sentra Melrose Park IL
Buying a new car can be a stressful endeavor. Maybe you’re lucky or have been working hard to upgrade to a new model, but we know plenty of drivers who find their old vehicle simply ran out of steam. When it comes time to replace it, the sticker shock alone can be enough to pull the sweat out of many brows, but that’s where the 2017 Nissan Sentra comes in. Available just outside of Melrose Park IL here at Glendale Nissan, the Sentra is an affordable option that earns high praise for its spaciousness and style.
So why pick the 2017 Nissan Sentra? You want a new car that’s reliable, comfortable and offers all the bells and whistles that shopping new has to offer, but other brands are more expensive for little more than badging. The Nissan Sentra is an affordable choice that provides the spaciousness of a midsize car, but in a compact exterior that makes it easy to maneuver and allows the model to return impressive fuel economy numbers. Mix this with high safety ratings, and it only makes sense to choose the Sentra.
When you shop the compact segment, you want something small, but not cramped. The 2017 Nissan Sentra offers up 95.9 cubic feet of passenger space to seat five adults comfortably, while still offering up a spacious 15.1 cubic foot trunk. It may not look this big on the outside, but you’ll be surprised.
The 2017 Nissan Sentra comes in eight trim levels, so there’s something for everyone. The base S trim comes with just the basics, like Bluetooth Hands-free phone, cruise control with steering-wheel mounted controls and auto headlights, but plenty of upgrades provide smart configurations for all.
How do you find the right balance when it comes to performance and efficiency? The Nissan Sentra starts off with a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder that offers up 130 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque for a 27 city and 35 highway mpg rating with the standard six-speed manual transmission.
What’s new for the 2017 Nissan Sentra?
Every year, people all over the world come up with New Year’s resolutions to improve themselves, and automakers must do the same thing when it comes time for the new automotive year to start. Why buy new if a vehicle isn’t constantly improving, right? For 2017 the Nissan Sentra has thicker glass to help limit road noise in the cabin so that occupants will have an easier time chatting during long road trips. The big news, however, is the new SR Turbo trim level that brings improved performance to the Sentra.
The standard SR and SR Midnight models have the efficient 1.8-liter DOHC 4-cylinder that produces 124 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque. A third engine option, the 1.6-liter DIG turbo four is now available with the SR Turbo, offering 188 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque without significantly lowering fuel economy. This performance-designed Sentra also comes with the Xtronic CVT with Manual Shift Mode to create a more involved driving experience while still receiving all the benefits of the CVT.
Not sure if the 2017 Nissan Sentra is the ideal choice for you? We think you’ll change your tune when you stop by Glendale Nissan for a test drive.