2015 Nissan Sentra: What's Changed


Most significant changes: Bluetooth and USB port standard on all models

Price change: TBA

On sale: December

Which you should buy, 2014 or 2015? 2014

The Sentra compact sedan was redesigned for 2013, and sales have taken off this year. All 2015 models will add standard equipment as Nissan follows an industry trend of packing more features into smaller cars. Bluetooth and USB are now standard on all Sentras.

The lower-priced S and FE+ S models will get standard steering-wheel audio controls, cruise control and other features. The Sentra SV will gain a smart key, auto headlights, a 4.3-inch display screen, satellite radio and other features that previously were optional. SR and SL models gain rear disc brakes, and the SL adds standard leather seats and heated front seats.

Sentra comes in six models, all with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder that makes more noise than power but delivers good fuel economy. All but the base S model come with a standard continuously variable automatic transmission that was revamped for 2014 to behave more like a conventional step-gear automatic, though the changes did little to quell the noisy acceleration.

Where the Sentra shines is in its roomy backseat and generous trunk space compared to most compact sedans, plus it offers a lot of features at moderate cost. The 2015 Sentra won't arrive for months, however, and Nissan hasn't announced 2015 prices, which are sure to be higher because all models have more standard features. Sentra sales were up more than 40 percent in the first half of this year, and current incentives are significant for a sub-$20,000 car.

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By Rick Popely | July 10, 2014 | Comments (4)



Larger than the original Maxima now


I feel like I'm getting rip on my deal at nissan they charging me 146 bi weekly for 7 years and 2000 down. That's 5.99 interest. Saying my credit ain't that good. I'm a score of at least 600 by the way. Any one have any answers. It's a 2014 Sentra sv with the navigation and sunroof. And alloy rims. But that's over 28000. For it. Should I be getting a 2015 for that price at lease. Help. Should I call nissan head office to complain.


Tianna you are definitely getting ripped! Call Fontana Nissan they have some good deals. I just got a New 2014 Maxima fully loaded for $360.00 a month with $1,000 drive off. ($41,400 MSRP).


Considering that credit scores are rated from 250 to 900 these days and that "good" credit is generally around 675-700, I'd say 5.99 is not terrible. Sometimes it also really depends on your credit history; some 600s are better than others based on their history.

You could get better, but I wouldn't go so far as to say you're getting ripped. If you're financing through Nissan, they may be able to help you if you call.

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