NASHVILLE, Tennessee – The refreshed 2016 Nissan Sentra compact sedan is on sale now at Nissan dealerships, with a starting price of $17,615, including an $835 destination charge, Nissan announced on Wednesday.
The pricing on the base 2016 Sentra S with a six-speed manual transmission is $250 more expensive than the base 2015 Sentra.
The midrange 2016 Sentra SV with a continuously variable transmission starts at $19,385, including shipping, for a price increase of $200 versus the comparable 2015 model.
The top-of-the-line 2016 Sentra SL Xtronic is priced at $23,005, including shipping, for a price increase of $1,450 versus the comparable 2015 model.
The 2016 Sentra gets an exterior redesign patterned after the 2016 Nissan Maxima and Nissan Altima. The cabin gets a new steering wheel, new center cluster and audio display design and improved seat fabrics.
Also new for 2016 is Deep Blue Pearl exterior paint.
A driver’s assist package with a blind-spot monitor and rear cross-traffic alert adds $1,020 to the bottom line. A Sentra SV style package is priced at $750 and adds 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, a power moonroof and illuminated vanity mirrors.
All versions of the 2016 Sentra are equipped with a 130-horsepower 1.8-liter inline four-cylinder engine.
The EPA has not posted official fuel economy numbers for the 2016 Sentra.
Key Sentra competitors include the Chevrolet Cruze, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla.
Edmunds says: Shoppers in the compact-sedan segment should be aware of the various price increases on different versions of the 2016 Nissan Sentra.