When it comes to sub-$20,000 vehicles, the 2021 Sentra is one of the best. Compared to other vehicles in its class, it has a much more comprehensive safety suite, as well a plenty of standard connectivity features.
Today, we’ll be comparing entry-level and mid-tier 2021 Nissan Sentra trims: S and SV. The S is cheaper but has fewer features. The SV is more expensive but has more features that buyers may gravitate toward. Both are great vehicles in their own right. Take a look below to see which you prefer.
The 2021 Nissan Sentra has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood. The engine produces 149 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with a CVT. Each 2021 Sentra is FWD, regardless of trim. Working together, the parts of the powertrain are very efficient. The 2021 Sentra S and SV both get 29-city/39-highway mpg.
The 2021 Sentra S comes standard with a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, and a USB port. It has the Nissan Safety Shield 360 suite, too, which includes 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 drowsiness monitor, automatic high beams, and a rearview camera.
The 2021 Sentra SV adds some sought-after features. Potential buyers will appreciate the dual-zone automatic climate control and remote start, as well as proximity keyless entry and a 7-inch digital gauge display. This trim also gets upgrades to existing features, with a larger 8-inch touchscreen and two extra USB ports. It also has standard adaptive cruise control and alloy wheels. The available SV Premium package ($2,270) adds leather seats, heated front seats, a moonroof, a six-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, and larger alloy wheels.
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