Thursday, June 12, 2008

Nissan motor company Limited launches all new Nissan Sentra 2008

Since 1982, The Nissan Sentra has been one of the best cars for buyers who are looking for an economy car. The major turning point in Sentra’s history is the introduction of Nissan Sentra SE-R version, a two door, 140hp, four wheel disc brakes, the car was a big hit.

The Nissan Sentra 2008 is the follow up of new Nissan Sentra cars that debuted in 2007. The New Sentra offers more style, space, quality, performance and interior flexibility. Times and reports:

"Sentra's good fuel economy, high levels of durability, safety, quality and reliability -- along with its affordable price and low cost of ownership -- have made Sentra a key player in the compact sedan category," said Ian Forsyth, director, product planning, Nissan Canada Inc. "It offers all the expected attributes of the previous generations of Sentra -- along with a completely unexpected level of style, roominess, responsiveness and versatility."

  • Dimension:
    • Exterior:
      • Wheelbase……………………………..105.7inches
      • Overall length………………………..179.8 inches
      • Overall width………………………….70.5 inches
      • Overall height………………………..59.5 inches
      • Track width(front/rear)………….60.8 inches
    • Interior
      • Head room (front/rear) without moonroof………….40.6inches/37.3inches
      • Leg room (front/rear)…..42.4 inches/34.5 inches
      • Hip room(front/rear)………54.1inches/53.0 inches
      • Shoulder room (front/rear)..56.9 inches/55.1 inches
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 comes in five variations: the 2.0, the 2.0S, the 2.0SL, the SE-R and the SE-R Spec V.
  • The best thing about the New Nissan Sentra 2008 is its storage capacity. You can change it according to your needs.
  • The New Nissan Sentra 2008 comes with an extra large glove compartment which can fit your laptop or purse.
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 has overhead cd holder which is easy to reach, removable and easy to load.
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 has 60/40 rear seats which can be fold along with its head rest to increase its cargo area. Times and further says:

Inside, the interior continues the sporty, functional theme of the exterior, with the use of high quality materials, large gauges and a spacious, flexible centre console. Designed to accommodate full-size adults in comfort, Sentra's passenger volume of 2767L (97.7 cubic feet) is larger than the previous generation Sentra.

Along with the roomy, social space of the interior, Sentra supports active lifestyles with flexible and functional storage -- including innovative, compartmentalized storage areas.

The trunk, with 371L (13.1 cubic feet) of cargo space, is designed to accommodate long, bulky and "unexpected" items through the use of an oversized pass-through opening. Combined with the 60/40 split double-fold rear seat (the cushion folds forward, allowing the seat back to fold flat), Sentra offers exceptional cargo flexibility for carrying snowboards, hockey sticks and even bikes. One of Sentra's true innovations is the available patented Divide-N-Hide trunk divider, which allows the trunk to be used for short term and long term/hidden storage.

  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 also has a hidden storage which can be accessed from the cabin. It is a divide and hide trunk system.
  • The new Nissan Sentra 2008 comes with 2.0 litre 140-hp engine. It produces 149lb/ft torque.
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 has a fuel efficiency of 33 mpg.
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 comes with rebound springs that help control motion while you are cornering or driving around curves. It ensures a smoother and flatter ride.
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 comes with “ripple-control” shocks. It damps out unwanted vibrations and ensures a quieter, smoother ride.
  • At higher speed, the Nissan Sentra 2008 gives a more solid feel. On the other hand, it is more power assist at lower speeds.
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 comes with vehicle-speed-sensitive steering.
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 has Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) to ensure safe driving.
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 comes with a 6-speed manual transmission that has triple-cone synchronizers in first and second gears.
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 comes with six standard airbags and front-seat active head restraints.
  • The Nissan Sentra 2008 has zone body construction, front/rear crumple zones and energy absorbing steering column.

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