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MSRP: $15,990 - $19,640
Invoice: $15,590 - $18,521
MPG: 27 City / 36 Hwy
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Nissan Sentra Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

AIR BAGS:FRONTALRecall Date: 03/24/2014
  • Summary: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Altima, LEAF, Pathfinder, and Sentra, model year 2013 NV200 (aka Taxi) and Infiniti JX35 and model year 2014 Infiniti Q50 and QX60 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the occupant classification system (OCS) software may incorrectly classify the passenger seat as empty, when it is occupied by an adult.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 989701
  • Consequence: If the OCS does not detect an adult occupant in the passenger seat, the passenger airbag would be deactivated. Failure of the passenger airbag to deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of injury to the passenger.
  • Remedy: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will update the OCS software, free of charge. The recall began on April 14, 2014. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.
  • Dates of Manufacture AUG 26, 2012 to FEB 17, 2014
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V138000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

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Warranty

Nissan covers the 2014 Sentra with a three-year/36,000-mile limited warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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