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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    Vents
    Adjust air flow direction for the driver’s and passenger’s side 1 , and center 2 ventilators by moving the ventilator slide and/or ventilator assemblies. Open or close the ventilators 1 by ...

    Rocking a stuck vehicle
    WARNING ● Stand clear of a stuck vehicle. ● Do not spin your tires at high speed. This could cause them to explode and result in serious injury. Parts of your vehicle could also overh ...

    Tachometer
    The tachometer indicates engine speed in revolutions per minute (rpm). Do not rev engine into the red zone 1 . CAUTION When engine speed approaches the red zone, shift to a higher gear or reduc ...