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Model Year 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017 2017 2017
Model Sentra Sentra Sentra Sentra Sentra Elantra Elantra Elantra
Trim S FE+ S SV SR SL SE ECO Limited
Engines (show)  
1.8L I4
DOHC-4v
130 hp@6000
128 lb-ft@3600
     
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
147 hp@6200
132 lb-ft@4500
           
turbocharged
1.4L I4
DOHC-4v
128 hp@5500
156 lb-ft@1400
             
Transmissions (show)  
6-speed manual            
CVT      
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic            
7-speed automated manual              
Drivetrains (show)  
FWD
Tires (show)  
205/55HR16 tires      
205/50VR17 tires            
195/65R15 tires          
205/55R16 tires            
215/45HR17 tires              
Audio Systems (show)  
Unbranded, 4 speakers            
Unbranded, 6 speakers    
Bose, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)            
Infinity, 315W, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)              
Accessories (show)  
Adaptive cruise controlAutomatically maintains set distance behind preceding vehicle as well as set speed. Minimum speed around 30 mph. Replaces regular cruise control, and includes its value.          
Cruise control      
First-aid kit          
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks
Power rear side windows
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.    
Proximity trunk or liftgate openerRelease latch by standing near the bumper for a few seconds.          
Remote appCheck on car and remotely control various functions (remote start, locks, lights, and/or HVAC) from a telephone or computer. Usually requires a monthly fee, though often as part of a package of telematics services.              
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual
Universal garage door openerHomelink.        
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety (show)  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.      
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.          
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.    
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Automatic braking, high-speed or partialIf collision detection system senses imminent collision, applies moderate braking.          
Automatic braking, low-speedAutomatically brakes car to avoid low-speed collisions.              
Blind spot warning systemMirror-mounted lights indicate when another vehicle is in a blind spot.    
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Electronic differential lockApplies the brakes to a slipping drive wheel to transfer torque to the other side, simulating the effect of a limited-slip differential. We haven't identified all applications, often implied by traction control.      
Forward collision warningAlerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.          
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.
Hill start assistApplies the brakes to hold the vehicle in place on an incline. Incomplete data, so only displayed when pricing a single vehicle.          
Knee airbag, driver          
Lane departure prevention system, steering-basedSteering lightly applied to help prevent the vehicle from inadvertently traveling out of its intended lane.              
Lane departure warning systemAlerts driver when the vehicle seems to be wandering out of the lane.              
Pedestrian detectionWarns driver of pedestrians in path of car.              
Rear cross-traffic detectionWarns of traffic coming from either direction when vehicle is in reverse, to prevent accidents when backing out of parking spaces.    
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.    
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire      
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Torque vectoring / active trace controlUses the brakes to channel torque to the outside wheels and counteract understeer. Similar to stability control, but proactive, and acting to improve cornering performance rather than prevent loss of control.        
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Vehicle health reportsPeriodically uploads and emails a vehicle diagnostic check.              
Cargo Management (show)  
Cargo mat      
Cargo net          
Cargo tray          
Console with shifter
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.
Climate Control and Infotainment (show)  
Air conditioning
Android Auto supportRequires compatible Android phone.          
App supportTouchscreen and/or voice control over apps that can include online search, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, OpenTable, and MovieTickets.com. Requires connected compatible phone. Fees may apply after first three years.          
Apple CarPlay supportRequires compatible Apple iPhone.          
Audio controls on steering wheel
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.        
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.    
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD player
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.        
HD radioHigh-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.              
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.      
Ionizing air filtrationIonizes air to clean it. Might create high levels of ozone.          
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.        
Pandora internet radio connectivityRequires connected compatible phone.              
Rear defrost
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.        
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.    
Siri Eyes Free supportActivate Siri using button on steering wheel. Make calls, hear and dictate texts and email, manage calendar, turn-by-turn nav. Requires iPhone 4S or higher.        
SMS text-to-speech readerConverts text messages to speech.          
Surround sound              
Telematics service, such as OnStarIn-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.            
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigationIn-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system plus turn-by-turn navigation (no map display). For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.              
Traffic + travel informationInformation about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.        
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.        
Exterior (show)  
Additional chrome trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Body kitSide skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.              
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Chrome or polished metal exhaust tip.              
Chrome grille (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.      
Paint, special white          
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.      
Sunroof        
Underbody aerodynamic aidsUnderbody shields to improve fuel economy. (Optional, no standard value because might or might not be present on other models.)              
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors (show)  
Auto-dimming headlightsHigh beams automatically turned on and off.              
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.        
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.              
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.      
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.    
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.    
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.    
Interior ambient lightingLEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.          
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only            
LED tail lightsOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Map lightsFront row reading lights.          
Outside temperature display
Perimeter approach lightingArea around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.          
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.
Spotter mirror(s)Auxiliary convex lens in the corner of the outside mirror that improves view of the driver's blind spot.              
Steering-linked headlightsHeadlights swivel when steering wheel is turned.              
TachometerReports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors          
Visor mirror, driver            
Visor mirror, passenger            
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.              
Seats and Interior Trim (show)  
Front buckets
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench
Center armrest(s), front row
Center armrest(s), second row
Floor mats
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats    
Heated second row seats              
Illuminated door sill trim plates      
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.          
Leather-wrapped steering wheel    
Manual height adjuster, driver seat      
Memory system, driver seat              
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat          
Power height adjuster, driver seat          
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.          
Power recliner, driver seat          
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.              
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires (show)  
Alloy wheels    
Electronic systems calibration selectorVaries throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.            
Tires, high-efficiency (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.              
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.          

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Option Package Contents

Driver's Assist Package

Features
Navigation system
Voice control for nav and audio
Blind spot warning system
Traffic + travel information
Rear cross-traffic detection

Style Package

Features
Sunroof
Illuminated visor mirror, driver
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger
Interior ambient lighting

Premium Package

Features
Bose, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)

Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control
Telematics service, such as OnStar
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning

Driver's Assist Package

Features
Navigation system
Voice control for nav and audio
Blind spot warning system
Traffic + travel information
Rear cross-traffic detection

Style Package

Features
Sunroof
Illuminated visor mirror, driver
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger
Interior ambient lighting

Premium Package

Features
Bose, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)

Technology Package

Features
Adaptive cruise control
Telematics service, such as OnStar
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning

Style Package

Features
Sunroof
Illuminated visor mirror, driver
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger
Interior ambient lighting

Popular Equipment Package

Features
Audio controls on steering wheel
Cruise control
Heated mirrors
Automatic headlights
Alloy wheels
Bluetooth cell phone link
Rearview camera
Bluetooth audio streaming
Apple CarPlay support
Android Auto support
205/55R16 tires

Tech Package

Features
Automatic climate control, front
Heated front seats
Illuminated visor mirror, driver
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Dual-zone climate control
Proximity key
Perimeter approach lighting
Blind spot warning system
Rear cross-traffic detection
Ionizing air filtration
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener

Tech Package

Features
Navigation system
Heated second row seats
Sunroof
Universal garage door opener
Compass
Surround sound
Voice control for nav and audio
HD radio
Traffic + travel information
Pandora internet radio connectivity
Siri Eyes Free support
Infinity, 315W, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)

Ultimate Package

Features
Steering-linked headlights
Xenon HID headlights
Adaptive cruise control
Memory system, driver seat
Auto-dimming headlights
Lane departure warning system
Automatic braking, low-speed
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based
Pedestrian detection
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