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Nissan Sentra
2022 Nissan Sentra
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$23,395
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8.8
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Volkswagen GLI
2012 Volkswagen GLI
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$23,745
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
149 hp @ 6400 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1700-5000 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,084 lbs
3,124 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
26 MPG
City
28 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
37 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 Tons/yr
7.2 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
347.2 miles
319 miles
Cruising Range Highway
458.8 miles
478.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.7 in
182.2 in
Height
57 in
57.2 in
Max Width
71.5 in
70 in
Front Width
62.4 in
60.1 in
Rear Width
62.4 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
106.8 in
104.4 in
Ground Clearance
4.9 in
4.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.9 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.4 in
55.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.5 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.7 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.7 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.5 in
53.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³
15.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.1 ft
38.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/45WR18
225/45R17H
Rear Tire
P215/45WR18
225/45R17H
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Aspen White Tricoat
  • Aspen White/Super Black
  • Electric Blue Metallic
  • Electric Blue/Super Black
  • Gun Metallic
  • Gun Metallic/Super Black
  • Monarch Orange/Super Black
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Super Black
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Sport, Prima-Tex Seat Trim
  • Sport, Sport Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
N/A
Carefree Maintenance Program
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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