The 2017 Sentra SR Turbo builds upon the SR trim level in a big way.

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Gone is the standard motor, and in its place is a 1.6-liter, turbocharged I4.

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Output is pegged at 188 horsepower, which is 64 more than the standard SR.

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It can be had with the buyer's choice of continuously variable or six-speed manual transmissions.

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The chassis has been updated to match the engine, as well.

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Under-the-skin improvements include larger front brakes, stiffer front springs and optimized dampers.

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The SR Turbo also adds a moonroof as standard equipment, as well as a center console that's double the size of before.

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You can opt for a SR Turbo Premium Package, which adds leather seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a Bose sound system and blind spot monitoring.

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There's no word yet on a release date or pricing.

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For comparison's sake, a 2016 Sentra SR (without the new engine) was priced at $20,410.

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