2012 Nissan Sentra set the affordable small car which give the good sedan. The fresh redesign on exterior, interior, performance, even features shows to compete against its strong competitors, like 2011 Honda Fit, 2011 Kia Forte, 2011 Ford Fiesta, until 2012 Ford Focus, and many more rivals in this vehicle class. Found the pros in 2012 Nissan Sentra likes front seating that has more space, some smart control system, available navigation system, and offers 2.5-liter on SE-R versions. But, youâ€™ll not find the SE-R model, because the SE-R is not yet available to sell into the market. Four trims are comes out from 2.0, 2.0 S, 2.0 SR, 2.0 SL, next there are SE-R and SE-R Spec V.
Engine under the hood 2012 Nissan Sentra is use 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine which delivers up to 140 horsepower & 147 lb-ft of torque. Then for SE-R model powered by 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine that blow up 177 hp & 172 lb-ft of torque. Last for the powerful SE-R Spec V with 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine and produces 200 hp & 180 lb-ft of torque. The engine also supported by other specifications, such as: Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS) on intake valves, Nissan Direct Ignition System, Iridium-tipped spark plugs, and electronic drive-by-wire throttle. Plus for SE-R brings engine balancer system and resin-molded high-flow intake system.
The front engine/front-wheel drive (drivetrain) in 2012 Nissan Sentra show the smooth move shifting with different transmission in every trim, 6-speed manual transmission (2.0), Xtronic CVTÂ® (Continuously Variable Transmission) on 2.0S; 2.0 SR; and 2,0 SL, next there is also Xtronic CVTÂ® (Continuously Variable Transmission) with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters on SE-R, last for SE-R Spec V with 6-speed close-ratio manual transmission with dual-mass flywheel and you could support it with helical limited-slip differential (SE-R Spec V Upgrade Package).
The brakes 2012 Nissan Sentra gives 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) & Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD). Then 11.02″ Vented front disc/rear drum brakes on 2.0, 2.0 S, 2.0 SR, and 2.0 SL. For 11.7″ Vented front disc/11.5″ rear disc brakes on SE R. Next for 12.6″ Vented front disc/11.5″ rear disc brakes only SE R Spec V.
Steering and suspensions of 2012 Nissan Sentra use vehicle-speed-sensitive electric steering then Independent strut suspension (front) and torsion beam axle with integrated rear stabilizer bar (rear) which support by ripple-control shock absorbers.
Highlight standard features on 2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 from 15-inch steel wheels with wheel covers & all-season tires, air conditioning with in-cabin microfilter, AM/FM/CD audio system with auxiliary audio input jack, four speakers, auxiliary 12-volt DC power outlet, power windows & door locks, dual body-color manual outside mirrors, 4-way manual adjustable driverâ€™s seat, cloth seat trim, 60/40-split fold-flat rear seats, six standard air bags (including roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS), and rear spoiler with integrated LED brake light (but not available on 2.0 6 manual transmission model).
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 S come with highlight standard features such as: 16-inch steel wheels with wheel covers & all-season tires, 6-way manual adjustable driverâ€™s seat (includes height adjustment), dual body-color power outside mirrors, remote keyless entry, Interface System for iPodÂ®, six speakers, MP3/WMA CD playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-sensitive volume control, driver visor vanity mirror, illuminated steering-wheel-mounted cruise control and audio controls, passenger’s seatback pocket, overhead map lights, trunk lid trim, trip computer and outside temperature display.
Choose 2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR gets the sporty highlights: all-season tires, 16-inch 7-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels or 16″ 7-spoke machined-finished aluminum-alloy wheels (Special Edition package), sport front and rear sport fascias including sport grille, lower body side sill extensions, smoked headlight surround and smoked taillights, fog lights and chrome exhaust-tip finisher.
2012 Nissan Sentra SL provides the highlight standard features: 16″ 8-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels & all-season tires, remote trunk release, driver’s seatback pocket, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Wood-tone trim (Beige interior only), Metallic-tone accents (Charcoal interior only), Nissan Intelligent KeyÂ® keyless entry and ignition system, BluetoothÂ® Hands-free Phone System, premium audio system with 4.3″ color display, USB connection port for iPodÂ® interface and other compatible devices and XMÂ® Satellite Radio.
While 2012 Nissan Sentra SE R offered the highlights: 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels & all-season tires, sport-tuned springs, 4-wheel disc brakes, twin pod meters with oil pressure and G-sensor displays, front sport bucket seats with SE-R logos, Black sport seat cloth with silver stitching and SE-R logos, and aluminum pedal pads.
Finally, 2012 Nissan Sentra SER Spec V displays more highlights: sport-tuned suspension with lowered height, sport-tuned shocks and struts, reinforced upper cowl and trunk-mounted V-brace, large 12.6-inch front brakes, summer performance tires, leather-wrapped steering wheel with silver stitching, and leather-wrapped manual shift knob.
You are allowed to upgrades 2012 Nissan Sentra with various packages, Technology Package, Special Edition Package, Nissan Navigation Package, Special Value Package, Convenience Package, SE-R Upgrade Package, SE-R Spec V Upgrade Package, and Leather Package. Some of that including heated front seats, leather-appointed seats, dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors, Nissan Navigation System with 5″ color touch-screen monitor, XM NavTrafficÂ®, RearView Monitor, cargo nets and hooks, power sliding glass moonroof with tilt feature, splash guards, rear spoiler, and Rockford Fosgate eight-speaker system, (two 8″ subwoofers, two 6″ x 9″ speakers, and four 2.5″ mid-range tweeters).
A lot of exterior color picks for 2012 Nissan Sentra from Aspen White, Brilliant Silver, Magnetic Gray, Super Black, Espresso Black, Red Brick, Red Alert, Blue Onyx, and Metallic Blue.
Interior color combination in every model of 2012 Nissan Sentra: 2.0 Beige Cloth, Beige Cloth for 2.0 S and 2.0 SL, 2.0 Charcoal Cloth, Charcoal Cloth (2.0 S, 2.0 SR, and 2.0 SL), 2.0 SL Charcoal Leather, and Charcoal Cloth (SE-R and SE-R Spec V).
Nissan Sentra 2012 has the MSRP starting price at $16,060 for base 2.0, $17,990 for 2.0 S, $17,990 for 2.0 SR, $19,390 for 2.0 SL, $20,120 for SE-R, and $20,620 for SE-R Spec V. Thatâ€™s depending on you, will you wait for SE-R incoming?