Put it in Sport Mode, and you’ll sharpen throttle response and transmission tuning for a pulse-raising ride. [[161]]

    Sentra’s 149-horsepower engine and responsive transmission give you plenty of pep when you need it for passing, merging, or when you just need to hustle.

    With a sport sedan suspension and advanced steering system, every corner is a revelation in Sentra.

Sentra engine and transmission

More of what you want

2023 Nissan Sentra front view in white driving through city streets.

Efficient engine power

With a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder engine, Sentra delivers all the horsepower and torque you need without using extra fuel. [TK] For more purr-factor, Sentra features a balancer shaft that’s designed to help cancel out unwanted engine vibrations for a smooth feel.

2023 Nissan Sentra person driving through city to illustrate Xtronic CVT transmission.

Engaging transmission

Partnering with the advanced engine is Sentra’s “virtually gearless” Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission). The 2023 Sentra has the latest version of Xtronic CVT, featuring Sport Mode, which provides more aggressive transmission ratio changes for enhanced throttle response during spirited driving. [[161]]

Sentra MPG and fuel economy

Less stop, more go

Spend less time at the fuel pump with the 2023 Sentra. With 39 highway MPG, you can concentrate more on your daily tasks without worrying about fueling up. [TK]

Sentra handling and steering

Try and drive it without smiling, we dare you

2023 Nissan Sentra in Electric Blue Metallic taking a curve on a mountain road.

Low, wide, and stylin’

Sculpted to give the driver a sports-car feel, the lower, wider Sentra has perfect proportions. Experience added joy as you feel your way through the corners, at a shortened distance from the tarmac beneath you.

2023 Nissan Sentra D-shaped steering wheel.

Quick steering, sharp handling, and a smooth ride

The D-shaped steering wheel is just part of the story. There’s a dual-pinion electric power steering system that’s communicative and responsive. Then, there’s the vehicle’s coveted balance between compliance and responsiveness with its independent rear multi-link suspension, filtering out harsh, jarring impacts without filtering out the joy of driving.

Sentra dynamic drive technologies

Drive like a pro

Dynamic drive technologies handle the bumps, curves, and hills.