NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The refreshed 2016 Nissan Sentra compact sedan is on sale now at Nissan dealerships, with a starting price of $17,615, including an $835 destination charge, Nissan announced on Wednesday.
The pricing on the base 2016 Sentra S with a six-speed manual transmission is $250 more expensive than the base 2015 Sentra.
The midrange 2016 Sentra SV with a continuously variable transmission starts at $19,385, including shipping, for a price increase of $200 versus the comparable 2015 model.
The top-of-the-line 2016 Sentra SL Xtronic is priced at $23,005, including shipping, for a price increase of $1,450 versus the comparable 2015 model.
The 2016 Sentra gets an exterior redesign patterned after the 2016 Nissan Maxima and Nissan Altima. The cabin gets a new steering wheel, new center cluster and audio display design and improved seat fabrics.
Also new for 2016 is Deep Blue Pearl exterior paint.
A driver's assist package with a blind-spot monitor and rear cross-traffic alert adds $1,020 to the bottom line. A Sentra SV style package is priced at $750 and adds 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, a power moonroof and illuminated vanity mirrors.
All versions of the 2016 Sentra are equipped with a 130-horsepower 1.8-liter inline four-cylinder engine.
The EPA has not posted official fuel economy numbers for the 2016 Sentra.
Edmunds says: Shoppers in the compact-sedan segment should be aware of the various price increases on different versions of the 2016 Nissan Sentra.