2009 Nissan Sentra Values
Select a 2009 Nissan Sentra trim level
2009 model year changes
For 2009, the Sentra is carried over virtually unchanged, though there are a few small changes to its appearance and standard feature list. All models get a redesigned trunk lid. Automatic door locks are made standard across the line and MP3 playback capability is added to the sound systems. There's also a new 2.0 SL Premium Package available, and SE-R models have a new Upgrade Package option. Three new exterior colors are offered for the Sentra--Red Brick, Sonoran Sand and Arctic Blue--while the SE-R and Spec V get Metallic Blue and Midnight Sky.
Distinctive appearance; bargain price; comfortable ride; SE-R performance
Special features for 2009
The standard versions of the Sentra has more of an emphasis on interior design and amenities than most other small sedans its size, and at a better price than most of its competitors. The Spec V is attractive for its torquey engine and crisp handling, and as a competitively priced alternative to the likes of the Honda Civic Si and Volkswagen GTI.