• (4.5) 33 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,544$7,912
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 25-31
  • Engine: 126-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2006 Nissan Sentra

Our Take on the 2006 Nissan Sentra

Our Take

A redesigned version of Nissan's compact Sentra is expected to debut soon. Meanwhile, minor changes for 2006 include the addition of an in-dash six-CD changer to the Audio Fanatic Package and two new exterior colors: Sapphire Blue and Sunburst. The front-wheel-drive Sentra comes in 1.8, 1.8 ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat space
  • IIHS side-impact crash-test overall rating

Notable Features

  • Choice of four-cylinder engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • FWD
  • High-performance SE-R and SE-R Spec V models


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 33 reviews

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2006 1.8S Special Edition

by Nissanguy from San Antonio, Tx on June 13, 2009

46,000 Miles not one service issue I've driven Nissans for years (6 in the 16 years, All purchased new)and this is the only one that has been problem free. Mind you the others have not been nightmares... Read Full Review

4 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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