Nissan Introduces the 2017 Sentra NISMO

Nissan offers up a preview of its new 2017 Sentra NISMO, ahead of its debut at the L.A. Auto Show.

The NISMO edition of Sentra boasts a 1.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG™) turbocharged engine, rated at 188 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. It is matched with choice of a 6-speed manual transmission, with gear ratios selected to take maximum advantage of the engine's powerband and torque curve, or an advanced, tuned Xtronic transmission.

Additionally, it's body is transformed with an aggressive exterior treatment, performance-oriented interior, stiffened body structure and unique suspension tuning.

Aside from the NISMO, the 2017 Sentra is offered in five other grade levels: Sentra S, SV, SR, SR Turbo and SL.

The new Sentra NISMO will be on display at the show in the Nissan exhibit at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, which runs from Nov. 18 to Nov. 27.