B12s are known for reliability and excellent fuel economy, and are considered by enthusiasts to be good low budget project cars due to interchangeability of parts between generations and with other Nissan models. The short-lived three-door of the B12 Sentra was not replaced in this generation, and the sporting coupé version was replaced by the ovoid. Acceleration 0—60 mph in 8. All Sentras received interior updates, new front and rear fascias. The Sentra was now based on the N16 Pulsar or. Driving Impressions With its 2.
The wheelbase is also 167 mm 5. Keeping noise to a minimum was obviously a priority for the Sentra engineers. It also allowed Nissan to use a relatively long wheelbase without lengthening the car, which eliminates long, wasteful front and rear overhangs. However, it was sold only in small numbers until 2004. The first one was the , introduced in the 1981 as a 1982 model. The B12 carried over a radically modified 4-wheel independent suspension from the B11, with 4-wheel disc brakes an option in some parts of the world.
The car is powered with 1. August 16, 2010, at the , Motor Trend, December 2006. More recent models have received a -built hydraulic clutch and an optional catalytic converter. Numerous upgrades were made over the previous generation. The second-generation B12 also had a diesel variant which had the 1. In back, new taillights though almost identical to previous years and additional chrome trim pieces on the trunk and side moldings highlight the major changes.
It came with 4-wheel and had a. Best of all, this car inspires confidence in the driver, a big benefit when it is raining. This trim also featured a sport-tuned suspension, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and beige sport seat cloth. Compression is bumped up to 10. B13's where sold new from 1990 to 1999. It was one of the most reliable cars in its time in Mexico, being a great sales success.
The Nissan logo on the front grille was relocated from the right hand side to the center. In markets where the B15 Sentra or Sunny was not sold, Nissan usually sold a similar car called the in Japan but under other names elsewhere. The Sentra cabin has above-average roominess for its size class. This generation is based on the architecture that also underpins the first-generation , and also the T31 , as well as other models. The climate control dials have a particularly nice feel, and the heating and air conditioning functions are exemplary. Until 2006, Sentra was a rebadged export version of the Japanese , but since the 2013 model year, Sentra is a rebadged export version of the. Production shifted from to , Mexico, and the Smyrna production line was retooled to build the.
Available in four body styles two-door sedan, four-door sedan, five-door wagon and three-door hatchback coupe , it was the second car to be marketed in the United States under the nameplate of Nissan and using a model name instead of a number. In Mexico it was called the Nissan Tsuru, being the first car named as Nissan in this country. The Brazilian export variant features a flexible fuel engine and retractable side mirrors were adopted from the Nissan Versa. It soaks up bumps, but handling is precise and controlled. The sixth generation also marked a change in Nissan's North American lineup, with the becoming brand's entry-level model. In , has built its licensed version of the Sunny as the Sentra since 1990.
The Sentra ended the 1983 year as the eighth-most sold passenger car, with 209,889 units. Sunroof was available as an option. Here you can find precise information about every single inch of your car including the exact width, length, and height of 1998 Nissan Sentra Sedan model of 2007 or any other year. Initially the model was imported from Japan, where it was produced at plant. Nissan unveiled the seventh generation Sentra in August 2012. This decision has left Nissan without a compact product to compete with , the , and relaunched. They are fun to drive with better-than-average handling, decent acceleration and good braking performance.
Other optional features at the time included a 300-watt nine-speaker audio system with an 8-inch 200 mm subwoofer in the trunk , six-disc autochanger, and a power sunroof. These are affordable sedans that are reliable and economical to operate. Many other countries in South America sell their versions of the Sunny as the Sentra. All Sentras are four-door sedans. Besides the dimensions you can also read detailed information concerning engine of the vehicle such as engine size, horsepower, the number of cylinders and valves, which can tell you a lot about potential performance of the car.
The trunk lid lifts from the top edge of the bumper, minimizing the distance groceries and other cargo need to be lifted when loading and unloading. The B16 generation was introduced in the Philippines where it is sold as Sentra 200 and replaces Pulsar-based N16 model and Argentina in 2010. On the track, slalom figures resulted in 64. They are quiet and deliver a nice, smooth ride quality. The 1983 model-year introduced a 1. Archived from on July 14, 2012. In 1990, electrically retracted front shoulder belts were added, as well as 3-point harnesses for the rear passengers, excluding the center rear passenger.
They were the first turbocharged Sentras ever offered by Nissan in the North American market. The other four models in the Sentra line are powered by a fuel-efficient 1. Interior Features Climbing in is easy. The Tsuru was the most popular car in Mexico from 1997 until 2011 when it was surpassed by the Mexican made Volkswagen Jetta. In Canada, the B12 four-door sedan remained available through the 1993 model year. It is powered by a 1.