New and Used Sentra Prices, Nissan Sentra Model Years and History

Nissan Sentra Models

2019 Nissan Sentra trims

2019 Sentra

The Sentra remains one of the best-selling cars in the Nissan fleet due to its entry-level price tag and reliability.

2018 Nissan Sentra trims

2018 Sentra

The Sentra has withstood the tests of time in an ever-changing compact sedan market.

2017 Nissan Sentra trims

2017 Sentra

The long-running Sentra compact sedan has been a winner for Nissan and its customers time and time again. It carries on the tradition in 2017.

2016 Nissan Sentra trims

2016 Sentra

Nissan’s best-selling Sentra returns for 2016 with plenty to offer buyers.

2015 Nissan Sentra trims

2015 Sentra

The best-selling Sentra compact sedan returns, offered with plenty of trim levels and addable options so you can customize it the way you want.

2014 Nissan Sentra trims

2014 Sentra

For motorists seeking an economical compact sedan big enough for a small family, the smart-looking 2014 Nissan Sentra is packed with a load of value.

2013 Nissan Sentra trims

2013 Sentra

Completely redesigned for 2013, the Nissan Sentra is a compact sedan powered by a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine that yields a 130 hp.

2012 Nissan Sentra trims

2012 Sentra

The 2012 Nissan Sentra is a compact sedan available with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 200 hp.

2011 Nissan Sentra trims

2011 Sentra

A compact sedan, the 2011 Nissan Sentra makes a great everyday drive and is available in an upgraded SE-R performance trim level, making it an affordable fun drive.

2010 Nissan Sentra trims

2010 Sentra

An compact sedan with seating for four, the 2010 Nissan Sentra is a small car packed with great features and has an upgraded look for the new year.

2009 Nissan Sentra trims

2009 Sentra

Comfortable, roomy and safe, the economical 2009 Nissan Sentra four-door sedan is a surprisingly peppy performer, especially the SE-R Spec V.

2008 Nissan Sentra trims

2008 Sentra

A small four-door sedan, the 2008 Nissan Sentra is both well-equipped and economical at the same time and all trims are able to hit at least 30 mpg on the highway.

2007 Nissan Sentra trims

2007 Sentra

The 2007 Nissan Sentra five-passenger sedan gets an updated look and a new engine which pairs with either a six-speed manual or a continuously variable transmission.

2006 Nissan Sentra trims

2006 Sentra

A compact sedan with seating for five, the 2006 Nissan Sentra is smaller than an Altima but just as well-equipped and is also capable of 35 mpg on the highway.

2005 Nissan Sentra trims

2005 Sentra

An entry-level compact sedan, the 2005 Nissan Sentra seats five passengers while sipping fuel at a rate of 35 mpg on the highway.

2004 Nissan Sentra trims

2004 Sentra

A compact sedan with room for five, the 2004 Nissan Sentra is low on price and big on features and it is rated at 28 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.

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About Sentra

A newly designed Sentra by Nissan debuted in 1998, boasting an updated exterior style and new fascias in the front and back. Unchanged through 1999, the 2000 model year was entirely redesigned to offer more power, a smoother ride and better fuel economy. After the redesign in 2000, the SE-R racing edition was the earmark for 2001, returning after being shelved for seven years. Major shuffling between trims took place with the 2002 Nissan Sentra and 2003 with nominal other changes being made. In 2004, new exterior colors were introduced with updates to the front and rear fascias, new colored door handles and an updated instrument panel. 2005-2006 saw nominal changes made prior to the newly designed model being introduced in the 2007 Sentra.


It would offer a better engine, a roomier interior and more amenities and options for the sixth-generation model. Aside from trim updates, the 2008 Sentra was relatively unchanged. Automated door locks, an updated trunk lid, new cloth upholstery trim and MP3 integration were the added cadres of the 2009 Sentra. An optional GPS system arrived in 2010, alongside major updates to all trims. Improved fuel economy, updated antilock brakes and stability control were added for 2011. No changes were made for 2012, with an all-new design released for 2013. It offered a larger and more spacious interior, better fuel economy and new technology features. Tuning updates, hardware upgrades, a smoother drive, smartphone integration, new seats and noise reduction were all advertised nuances to the 2014 Nissan Sentra.