2011 Nissan Sentra Styling

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The 2011 Nissan Sentra looks like a shorter, smaller car than it really is from a distance. That's mainly due to its rather tall proportions broadly arched roofline—which also tends to look better in person than in pictures.

Many of the Sentra's cues, like the flared-outward headlamps and prominent flanks at the top of the rear fenders, are borrowed from Nissan's larger Altima and Maxima—although it does look a lot like the long-ago-discontinued Saturn Ion from the outside. In SE-R and SE-R Spec.V trim, the Sentra gets a slightly dressier appearance that some might prefer, however.

Inside, the look isn't particularly inspired, but it feels modern and straightforward. The instrument-panel design is chunky and a bit more angular than you'll find in other new vehicles; a center stack of controls flows downward, housing the shifter, while upright seating affords a good view out.

The 2011 Nissan Sentra isn't unattractive, but it's certainly no standout for styling.

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