2021 Sentra rear exterior view

How many mpg does the 2021 Sentra get?

2021 Nissan Sentra: Fuel Economy, Performance, and Safety Features

When it comes to automotive affordability, there’s two things to consider: upfront costs and operating costs. Starting at under $20,000, the 2021 Nissan Sentra is definitely affordable in the upfront costs area. How about operating costs?

How many mpg does the 2021 Nissan Sentra get? Keep reading to see the EPA estimates for each 2021 Sentra trim.


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Fuel Economy Estimates

2021 Sentra full cabin showcase

The 2021 Nissan Sentra is very fuel efficient at every trim level, touting some of the highest mpg numbers in its class. Take a look:

  • S – 29/39/33
  • SV – 29/39/33
  • SR – 28/37/32

These numbers are some of the best outside of hybrid vehicles. This is all the more impressive considering the powertrain got a 25-horsepower boost in 2020. Speaking of which…

Powertrain Specs

The 2021 Nissan Sentra, regardless of trim, is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. It produces 149 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with an Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). Together, the engine and transmission work to provide you with smooth and steady acceleration and performance, all while retaining those high mpg numbers. All models of 2021 Sentra are FWD.

Safety Features

The 2021 Sentra has the Nissan Safety Shield 360 suite of features. That means every 2021 Sentra has forward collision warning with forward and reverse automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection, blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning, a driver attention monitor, automatic high-beam headlights, and a rearview camera. Available driver assistive features on higher trims include adaptive cruise control and a surround-view parking camera system.

Interested a 2021 Nissan Sentra?

If you’d like to learn more about the 2021 Nissan Sentra, give Palm Springs Nissan a call. We can fill you in on all sorts of stuff, like financing specials, available features, vehicle specs, and more.