Nissan Sentra for Sale in Nigeria
Nissan Motor Company started the production of Nissan Sentra from 1982 as part of their subcompact's saloon category until 2000 when it transformed into a mid-sized saloon that is targeted at low budget customers who are looking for value for money. The first generation Sentra models were available in three different engine choices namely 1.5 Liter, 1.6 Liter and 1.7 Liter gasoline engines. While the second generation cars had several different body styles which includes saloons, sport coupes, hatchbacks and estates. The 2014 Nissan Sentra is the latest model in the seventh generation.
Nissan Nigeria is the authorized sales and servicing dealer of the 2014 Nissan Sentra cars in Nigeria. The most common and convenient way for Nigerians is buying used and tokunbo Nissan Sentra cars. Most of used Nissan Sentra cars for sale are imported into the country and the selling prices are affected because of import and customs taxes. Jumia Car Nigeria offers interested customers a wide range of used and tokunbo Nissan Sentra for sale at reasonable prices.
What to know when Buying Nissan Sentra
Performance and Specifications of Nissan Sentra
The Nissan Sentra cars produced for foreign markets are available in 3 different engine specs which include a 1.8-Liter DOHC 16-valve gasoline engine and a 2.0 Liter or 2.5 Liter diesel engine.
- 1.8-Liter DOHC 16-valve has a 130 horsepower and 128 lb-ft of torque
- 2.0 Liter diesel has 142 horsepower and 199 Nm of torque
- 2.5 Liter diesel has 175 horsepower and 244 Nm of torque
Nissan Nigeria currently markets the 1.8-Liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine which is powered by a 6-speed manual transmission and has a Front-Wheel Drivetrain. The Nissan Sentra is available in 6 trim levels namely S, FE+S, SV, FE+SV, SR and SL models.
How is the design of Nissan Sentra
The exterior front design of the 2013 Nissan Sentra is made up of standard Halogen headlights with LED accent lights and the rear with LED taillights. A Chrome grille feature which is not standard but available on all Sentra trims except the SR model.
Nissan Sentra interior design bring comfort and convenience to the passengers with a decent cabin space. There is enough legroom in the Sentra cabin which is equipped with a 6-way manual adjustable driver's seat and a 4-way manual adjustable front-passenger's seat. Other high-tech amenities such as Deluxe audio system with 6 speakers, a top-of-dash storage bin, and power features such as steering, locks, windows and mirrors are also available.
What are the best features of Nissan Sentra
The safety and security features of the Nissan Sentra can however be referred to as its standout feature that consists of a standard Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat belt and occupant-classification sensors10, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)12, Vehicle Security System and many more.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Nissan Sentra in Nigeria
Nissan Sentra vehicles that dominate the Nigerian car market are the used and tokunbo version models. Vehicle dealers across the country from Lagos to Port Harcourt sell both locally used (Registered) Nissan Sentra and used imported (Tokunbo) Nissan Sentra vehicles to Nigerians. They are however priced differently even when they are of the same year model due to differences in vehicle general conditions and specifications.
The Best Nissan Sentra year to Buy
Since there are almost every year Nissan Sentra model out in Abuja, Lagos, Lekki and other major cities up for sale, it makes it a bit difficult for car buyers to choose. The very current year models are quite expensive for an average salary earner in Nigeria therefore the 2008 Nissan Sentra and older versions like 2003 and 2002 Nissan Sentra are famous year models in the country.
Nissan Sentra Price in Nigeria
A brand new Nissan Sentra has a starting price of approximately ₦5 million while the price of used or tokunbo Nissan Sentra cars for sale in Nigeria differs but relatively cheaper and reasonable depending on the general condition and year model of the car.
- 2000 Nissan Sentra – 2006 Nissan Sentra: ₦700K – ₦1.5 million
- 2007 Nissan Sentra – 2010 Nissan Sentra: ₦1.6 million – ₦2.2 million
Overall Impression of Nissan Sentra
Nissan Sentra has been a well known family car right from the early 1980's till date and it's however compared to some best selling car models like the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic which are all in the same category. The Sentra continues to gain market share due to its outstanding feature as a low cost mid-size family car that is worth buying.