Nissan Sentra named one of Autotrader’s Best Cars for Recent College Graduates

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Autotrader has named the all-new 2020 Nissan Sentra to its “10 Best Cars for Recent College Graduates in 2020” list, which judges new and used vehicles on the basis of affordable pricing, stylish looks, high-tech features and excellent fuel economy1.

“The Nissan Sentra is all-new for 2020 and it’s a massive improvement over its aging predecessor. It gets a sharp new design inside and out that looks muscular on the outside and upscale on the inside. The Sentra offers a strong value with an affordable starting MSRP of $19,090 and generous standard technology that includes the Nissan Safety Shield 360 suite of driver assistance tech like automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and more,” according to the editors at Autotrader.

“With a sleek and sporty design outside, premium materials inside and the most standard safety features in its class2, Sentra offers a great value for graduates as they navigate this new chapter,” said Scott Shirley, vice president, CMM & Marketing Operations, Nissan North America. “As the 2020 Sentra has continued to receive rave reviews from customers and dealers, third-party recognition from an authority like Autotrader is important validation.”

The all-new Sentra was also recently named to Autotrader’s “Best New Cars of 2020” list, which judges newly introduced vehicles on value, available technology and driving dynamics.

“There are plenty of basic, affordable economy cars. There are even some low-priced sporty cars. But what if you’re really looking for luxury on a budget? That’s why the Nissan Sentra is on our list,” said Brian Moody, executive editor for Autotrader. “With interesting color choices, pleasing interior textures and patterns and a specifically un-economy car look outside, it’s about as close to a new luxury car as you can get for $21,000.”

About the 2020 Nissan Sentra
The 2020 Sentra represents a breakthrough for Nissan’s popular compact sedan – with eye-catching new styling, refined interior craftsmanship, intelligent driving technologies including standard Nissan Safety Shield® 3603, and confident performance provided by a new platform and engine.

The all-new Sentra’s driving experience is completely upgraded for 2020. Its new, fuel-efficient4 2.0-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine has more horsepower and torque, while improving fuel economy over the 2019 model. Sentra’s top-level driving dynamics are provided by a new independent rear suspension matched to a McPherson strut front suspension, a responsive dual-pinion rack electric power steering system and standard Nissan Intelligent Trace Control technology.

The 2020 Sentra is available in three well-equipped grade levels: S, SV and SR. U.S. MSRP5 starts at $19,090 for the all-new 2020 Sentra. It is now on sale at Nissan dealers nationwide.

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About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution, and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and INFINITI vehicles can be found online at and, or visit the U.S. media sites and

About Autotrader
Autotrader is the most recognized third-party car listings brand, with the most engaged audience of in market car shoppers. As the foremost authority on automotive consumer insights and expert in online and mobile marketing, Autotrader makes the car shopping experience easy and fun for today’s empowered car shopper looking to find or sell the perfect new, used or Certified Pre-Owned car. Using technology, shopper insights and local market guidance, Autotrader’s comprehensive marketing and retailing solutions allow consumers to build their deal online, and guide dealers to personalized digital marketing strategies that grow brand, drive traffic and connect the online and in-store shopping experience. Autotrader is a Cox Automotive™ brand. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information, please visit

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