The Nissan Sentra is a popular vehicle on the roads around Flemington, Rowland Mills, and East Amwell Township, NJ, because it offers great performance, solid fuel economy, and comfort. Of course, one of the most important aspects of buying a sedan is picking the options and features you want, and that's done through your choice of trim level.

Let's check out the various 2021 Nissan Sentra trim levels through this review from our team at Fred Beans Nissan of Flemington, so you can see what to expect from this refined flagship sedan.

Nissan Sentra Trim Levels

This year brings a few updates to the 2021 Sentra trim levels. An infotainment system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ is standard equipment on all three trims. Each Sentra trim offers you a range of advanced driver safety features, like the standard Intelligent Forward Collision Warning and Lane Departure Warning. They're all exciting updates to what already was a great sedan.

There are three trim levels overall for the Sentra. They're comprised of the S, the SV, and the SR trims. Let's see how each level looks.

Under the Hood of the Nissan Sentra

Standard on all trim levels, you'll get the 149 horsepower 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with 146 lb-ft of torque. Each trim also has a standard front-wheel drive and Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission). This transmission is designed for a smoother ride, improved response, and better fuel efficiency. The Nissan Sentra gets an EPA-estimated 29 city/39 highway MPG.1

The 2021 Sentra puts on a complete performance in all of its trims. All three vehicle options come with a number of other features to improve handling and create a smooth ride. The dual-pinion electric power steering, for example, will make it easier to control the sedan.

Other features that contribute to a smooth ride include front and rear stabilizer bars as well as independent strut front and multi-link rear suspension.

Nissan Sentra S

At the base level, you get a ton of standard features around which the rest of the models are built. These include four speakers for sound and:

  • USB port
  • Infotainment system
  • Cruise control

All three trims, including the S, come standard with the Nissan Safety Shield® 360. Six standard safety features come in this system, including Blind Spot Warning. The Blind Spot Warning gives you a warning if a vehicle has moved into your blind spot, helping you to change lanes in a safer and more controlled manner.

The Sentra S also comes with an Intelligent Forward Collision Warning, and Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection. These will prove helpful in the event that you encounter an unanticipated obstruction on the roadway. In a case like this, this system would help alert you to the oncoming hazard and help slow the vehicle down if you're unable to react quickly enough.

Some other safety features on the Nissan Sentra S include:

  • Rear Sonar System
  • Rear Automatic Braking
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • RearView Monitor

These features come standard on all three trim levels available to you in the Sentra family. The RearView Monitor and other back-of-vehicle features will help create a more complete safety system, giving you added sight and sensors around the vehicle. These will come in handy in a number of settings, namely maneuvering in and out of those tight parking spots.

One of the best tech features that's standard in the Sentra S trim is Voice Recognition. Voice Recognition allows you to drive while asking your vehicle to answer calls, and make other voice commands for navigation and your infotainment system. This will help you interact with your mobile device in a safer manner-when sending texts, for example.

All three Nissan trims, including the S trim, come standard with speed-sensitive volume control. As your speed increases or decreases, your volume will do the same to make sure you can enjoy the true tone of your music and not the noises of the road.

The S trim also comes standard with a 4.2-inch Advanced Drive-Assist® Display where your instrument cluster is located. This display does not replace your RPM or MPH gauges, but sits between them. This display can show text messages, navigation, and more.

Sentra SV

At the SV level, you'll get Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition, aluminum alloy wheels, and luxury touches like upgraded upholstery and a standard leather-wrapped steering wheel. You'll also want to take note of the Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control. This will help optimize your cabin temperature, whether it's a cold winter morning or a hot summer afternoon.

The SV has a standard 6-way adjustable driver's seat and a 4-way adjustable front-passenger's seat. For more space, you can fold down the rear seats with a 60/40 split folding rear seat setup. If you want to step up your seating quality, opt for the available quilted leather-appointed seats. You'll have a sporty look that further enhances your comfort.

The SV does come with Premium Cloth seating trim, though. This is standard exclusive to this model and will prove to provide adequate style and comfort should you decide you don't want the added leather.

The standard infotainment system gets an upgrade as well. The infotainment system becomes an 8-inch NissanConnect® color touchscreen display. You can stream music via Bluetooth®, and access your smartphone apps on your infotainment screen through Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

The SV trim also has a step up when it comes to audio systems. The SV trim has an AM/FM audio system with six speakers. For plugging in your smartphones, both the SV and SR trims have two USB ports and even one USB-C port. On long road trips, everyone can get their chance to charge with multiple ports.

This is also the first trim in this lineup that has Intelligent Cruise Control. This system uses sensors to detect the vehicle ahead of you and maintain safe distancing. It can even brake and accelerate when needed.

For those cold winter mornings, the Sentra SV has heated outside mirrors, so you won't have to be concerned about them freezing up while you're driving!

Sentra SR

The Sentra SR trim builds on the previous two trims, adding safety features, infotainment features, stylish additions, and more.

The Intelligent Around View® Monitor is only available on the SR trim. This system creates a virtual bird's-eye view of your Sentra to give you an idea of what's around your sedan. This is great for those tight parking spaces. You can even choose between split-screen close-ups of the front, rear, and side view of your vehicle.

The infotainment system's NissanConnect® gets another upgrade in the SR trim with available NissanConnect® Services. This comes with Emergency Call services, Navigation, Remote Services, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and more. The Wi-Fi Hotspot will enable you to connect up to seven devices, so you can stream, stay connected, and share. It even comes with trial access to SiriusXM®.

Are you a big fan of a lot of sound? The SR has got your back with the available Bose® Premium Audio System with eight speakers. You'll get great sound from any seat in your Sentra with this sound system.

To keep you comfortable while you drive, the SR has an available 6-way power-adjustable driver's seat with 2-way power lumbar. This can help you find that perfect spot for those long road trips. To build on that comfort, you can also upgrade to heated seats and a heated steering wheel for cold mornings.

If you're going for that sporty interior look, opt for the available Prima-Tex™ seating with orange contrast stitching. Additionally, if you want some extra sun or wind while you drive, the available power sliding glass moonroof is an option that makes your vehicle look and feel great while on the open road.

You can further improve the design of your Sentra SR with the exterior enhancements that improve the stance and performance of the sedan; for example, the sport rear design and rear spoiler. These will help broaden the back end of the vehicle while also improving the aerodynamics. This can help your car travel at higher speeds more efficiently.

More of these exterior features include:

  • Chrome exhaust finisher
  • Side sill extensions
  • Black outside mirrors

Test Drive the Nissan Sentra in Flemington NJ Today!

If you'd like to check out the 2021 Nissan Sentra trim levels yourself, you can take a test drive on the roads near Flemington, Rowland Mills, and East Amwell Township, New Jersey; just stop into Fred Beans Nissan of Flemington.

Doing so will give you a better feel for which trim option suits you best. Additionally, we'll be able to answer any questions you have, helping you make a more informed decision about which Nissan Sentra trim is the best match for you!

Give us a call to schedule a test drive today!

12021 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 29 City MPG / 39 Highway MPG / 33 Combined MPG for Sentra® S, SV; 28 City MPG / 37 Highway MPG / 32 Combined MPG for Sentra SR. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

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