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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    Under the Hood
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    Heating
    This mode is used to direct heated air to the foot outlets. Some air also flows from the defrost outlets and outboard vents. 1. Push the button to the off position for normal heating. 2. Turn ...