Redesigned Nissan Sentra for 2013

With its 30th year in the US market approaching, the Nissan Sentra is expected to receive new design features to keep up with the times. As the sixth generation of this vehicle comes to an end in 2012, the Sentra will continue to fill the position of Nissan’s compact offering; falling between the subcompact Versa and the midsized Altima.

All the details have yet to be released for the upcoming year but the Nissan just released the Sylphy at the Beijing Motor Show. This car should be very similar to the US bound Sentra for 2013 in both styling and performance.new design features to keep up with the times. As the sixth generation of this vehicle comes to an end in 2012, the Sentra will continue to fill the position of Nissan’s compact offering; falling between the subcompact Versa and the midsized Altima.

Nissan has released a teaser video for the 2013 Sentra as well. As you can see from both the video and the styling cues of the Sylphy, the next generation of the Sentra will be much sleeker looking than the current version.  Features should include LED running lamps and taillights along with totally new body styling.  The Sylphy in China utilized a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine and a Continuously Variable Transmission. We can expect to see a similar powertrain in the US; giving the Sentra a good compromise between performance and fuel economy.

 

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