Safety

The Sentra received a Good overall rating — the highest possible score — in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's frontal-offset and side-impact crash tests. It received the next-best score, Acceptable, in IIHS' rear-impact whiplash-injury test.

Standard safety features include side-impact airbags for the front seats, side curtain airbags for both rows and active front head restraints. Antilock brakes and an electronic stability system are optional.

Check out the Standard Equipment & Specs page for a full list of safety features.

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    Automatic operation (AUTO)
    The AUTO mode may be used all year around as the system automatically controls constant temperature, air flow distribution and fan speed. To turn off the heater and air conditioner, turn the fa ...

    Trunk lid release
    Driver’s side The trunk lid release is located on the floor to the left of the driver’s seat. To open the trunk lid, pull the trunk lid release. To close the trunk lid, lower and push the ...

    Seat belt maintenance
    ● To clean the seat belt webbing, apply a mild soap solution or any solution recommended for cleaning upholstery or carpet. Then wipe with a cloth and allow the seat belts to dry in the s ...