2013 Nissan Sentra starts at $15,990 in the U.S. image

Nissan has recently announced the official starting price of the 2013 Sentra in the United States, which has been set at 15,990 USD.

According to the Japanese based automaker, the 2013 Nissan Sentra will arrive in the company’s showrooms across the United States in two weeks (mid-October) and the model will become available to its future customers from 15,990 USD, without the 790 USD destination charge and handling fee. The price of the 2013 model is 440 USD cheaper than the outgoing version but don’t get too excited because there is a catch in the middle.

The 2013 Nissan Sentra is getting a 1.8 liter engine under its hood, which is producing a total output of 130 HP (97 kW) and it has a peak torque of 128 lb-ft (173 Nm), while the 2012 Nissan Sentra is coming with a beefier 2.0 liter engine with 140 HP (104 kW) and 147 lb-ft of torque (199 Nm). The 2013 Nissan Sentra is said to be 5 percent lighter than the outgoing model and it has grown in size, offering more room in the cabin. The new Sentra is also 13 percent more fuel efficient, being able to return 40 mpg on the highway.