2019 Nissan Sentra  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#92 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#183 of all 2019 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Nissan Sentra
The Sentra, part of Nissan's lineup for decades, is a small sedan/hatchback/wagon with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2019. Nissan offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2019 Nissan Sentra is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2019 Nissan Sentra has a score of 63, implying a 0.065% chance of driver death (5.8% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.061%, and the chance of injury falls to 5.5%.

We estimate that the 2019 Nissan Sentra has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0647% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.3906%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0647% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.3906% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Nissan Sentra is 39% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Nissan Sentra is 28% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2019 Nissan Sentra offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 6%.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8551Hyundai AccentKia RioVolkswagen JettaChevrolet SonicNissan SentraHonda CivicMazda 3Subaru ImprezaToyota CorollaKia ForteHyundai ElantraChevrolet CruzeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Nissan Sentra with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 51 to 85. The 2019 Nissan Sentra is safer than the 2019 Hyundai Accent and the 2019 Kia Rio and less safe than the 2019 Chevrolet Cruze, the 2019 Hyundai Elantra, the 2019 Kia Forte, the 2019 Toyota Corolla, the 2019 Subaru Impreza, and the 2019 Mazda 3. It is about as safe as the 2019 Chevrolet Sonic.

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