2013 Nissan Sentra Uncloaked in Beijing
The Sylphy will go on sale in China by June, and as the Sentra in the U.S. soon after.
Time to flip the lights on and kill the mood:
What you see above is the new Nissan Sylphy, a name that conjures up a certain medical condition to English-speaking buyers like us. The car itself, however, is exactly how the new Sentra will look when it arrives on U.S. shores later this year.
LED running lights and taillights flesh out a sleeker, more Infiniti-like profile that is matched inside by a curvier, two-tone dashboard. The larger, windswept headlights and inverted trapezoid grille follow the cues on the new Altima, which originally was the size of the Sentra when it came out in the 1990s.
Chinese models will come equipped with the 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine found in the Cube -- current U.S. Sentras have a 2.0-liter -- but it's possible that Nissan's punchy, turbocharged 1.6-liter, seen in the Juke, could make it into the next top-end SE-R.
Like a poster said about the Range Rover on another thread, while my Lexus had a better interior than my Altima, it gave you a nice place to sit while waiting for the tow truck.....AGAIN!
i am shocked at how much it looks like the new lexus gs
Yep, and for less than half the price. Go figure.
Also, 7 million Camry owners would beg to differ that the Altima is nicer in any way. Although, I have only recently driven an Altima and didn't consider them competition when I purchased my last three Camrys, the Altima just doesn't stack up in the "important to me" areas like reliability, quality and re sale value.
My mother had an Altima before I bought her a Camry, it was a pretty good car but she also said she loved the Camry much more, plus has not had to have any work done to it. The Camry was more comfortable, roomier, rode nicer and cost less to own that the Altima. Glad you're having good luck with yours though.
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