2017 Nissan Sentro NISMO: What You Need to Know

2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO
1 of 11

Nissan’s Sportiest Sentra Is Fun, but Rivals Offer More for Less

We appear to be in a renaissance of the sporty compact car. From the Ford Fiesta ST to the Honda Civic Si, automakers realize you can extract a lot of performance out of one of these economical platforms.

One player in this trend is the Nissan Sentra NISMO (Nissan’s performance division is called NISMO, an abbreviation of Nissan Motorsports). The Sentra NISMO harkens back to the lively Sentra SE-R from the 1990s, and this new model carries the torch in its own way.

The Sentra NISMO features more aggressive styling than the rest of the Sentra model line. It also features an upgraded interior, a stiffened suspension, and other modifications to make it an exciting compact sedan.

But is it the racy daily commuter for you? We’ll examine the Sentra NISMO from all angles to bring you everything you need to know about this speedy four-door daily driver.