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Nissan Sentra insurance rates

Average Nissan Sentra insurance rates


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The average insurance costs for a Nissan Sentra is $183 a month — or $2,196 a year. Your actual cost could be more or less depending on your driving record, the number of miles you drive in a year and other factors.

Nissan Sentra car insurance rates

A 2020 Nissan Sentra starts at a base price of $18,798. With the average insurance rate at $2,196 per year, the annual insurance cost–to–base car price ratio is 11.68%.

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About the Nissan Sentra

The Nissan Sentra has been around since 1982 and it is currently in its eighth generation. The compact car is known for its excellent gas mileage and large cargo room. For the 2017 model year, Nissan introduced turbocharged engines for the Sentra model.

Insurance companies determine the insurance cost for a Nissan Sentra based on safety ratings, theft rates, replacement costs and overall damage susceptibility. Insurance rates can change based on your driving history and location. If you’re considering a Nissan Sentra, grab quotes from several insurance companies to find the lowest premium possible before you commit. Do your research to see if you qualify for insurance discounts.

Nissan Sentra money-saving safety features

You could save money on car insurance for your Nissan Sentra if it comes equipped with these safety features.

  • Anti-lock brakes
  • Stability control
  • Airbags
  • Seat belt pretensioners
  • Anti theft system

Random Nissan facts

  • Nissan Motor Company was founded in 1933 and is known for manufacturing Japanese cars.
  • In the 1970s, Nissan launched Japan’s first satellite and built rocket engines.
  • Nissan cars were sold under the Datsun brand in many export markets until 1983.
  • In 2019, over 160,000 Nissan vehicles were sold in Canada.
  • Nissan base prices start at $12,000 and can go up to $110,000.

How safe is the Nissan Sentra?

The 2017 Nissan Sentra received a 4-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The side crash test received five stars, the highest rating, from the NHTSA. The government organization also gave the frontal crash test and the rollover crash test four stars. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named the Nissan Sentra as a Top Safety Pick car. All crash tests that were performed by the IIHS received a good rating, the highest possible rating.

The Nissan Sentra model includes lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring and electronic stability control. Learn more about car safety ratings in our guide.

Bottom line

The Nissan Sentra comes with great safety features and will ensure a comfortable ride for you and your passengers. Depending on factors such as where you live and whether you add any additional security features to your Escape, you could land a discounted rate on car insurance.

Learn more about car insurance — including types of coverage, how your rate is determined and how to find the best deal for your needs — in our detailed guide.

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