1996 Nissan Sentra User Reviews

1996 Nissan Sentra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars 2.6 / 5
  • Appearance:3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars 3.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5

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angeleyze1008 writes:
1996 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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gas

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everything else

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No Good — my transmission going out with only 74000 miles on it. everytime i fix something something else breaks i thought Nissan and Honda are suppose to last a lifetime haha joke on me!!!i will never buy this car again to many problems with so many little miles

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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David writes:
1996 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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Great mileage. Very reliable. Decent cargo capacity.

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Appalling lack of power. Mediocre handling. God-awful color. Lame styling.

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No Thrills, No Frills And No Chicks. Not In This Car. — This car is merely functional. It just fills the gap between when you buy your very first beater, to when you get your first nice car that you can actually be proud of. This little guy, with it's powder blue color, was fit for a girl. And only a girl. But I had one. And I was embarrassed to drive it. That was the last time I ever let my dad do my car shopping for me. Sure, it was reliable. To a fault. I wanted this thing to start breaking down so I could get something better, but it just kept going. The few repairs were easy enough to do myself and didn't break the bank. I just hated this car because of its effeminate color and its complete lack of power or handling capability.

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Derek writes:
1996 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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5

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Gas mileage(avg 32 mpg), Ice cold ac, clean interior, good paint

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slow

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Great Everyday Car, Awesome Gas Mileage — the car is what it is. It is a daily commuter that makes your ride as comfortable as possible

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Jeff2183 writes:
1996 Nissan Sentra XE Review
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4

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Roomy, pretty comfortable for around town driving, good mileage, not bad to look at

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A bit uncomfortable to drive long distance - seats a bit cheap (overall a good value though)

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Leased Car That Was Quite Reliable — For what it cost me per month was a reliable stead and didn't look half bad.

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bstigler writes:
1996 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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4

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good car---great motor---have almost 200,000 on it---i know somebody who had 340,000 on the engine

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some rust

bstigler
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A Dependable Car — hey you have to put some bucks into the car to keep it running---but trans and engine are solid---change your oil every 3000 and she runs runs runs--look around-- there are a ton of these cars still on the road

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Devonta writes:
1996 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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5

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it works

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none

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The Best Nissan 1996 Sentra Gxe In The World — i love it cause my grandad letf it for me...and it get me from a to z it pretty sky blue has a system traveld only 86,000 miles wont trade fro nothing unless i have to and it got 140 on the dash its been alot of places its parked out side now i drove it the other day i call it baby some times lazy you cant have it

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John writes:
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3

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Cheap on gas

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4 cyl

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Economical — I bought this car for $150.00!!!! Drove it home and plan on using for a couple years

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Benjamin writes:
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Fast for a standard 1600, cheap to run.

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Boot is too big so doesn't have much leg room for backseat passengers.

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1996 Nissan Sentra Ga16de — It has good power for a standard 1600. Braking isn't the best but it does the job. It gets under steer around tight corners. It has a squeaky clutch and a few minor rattles. Its not a cool looking car but not ugly either which is good. Its cheap to run. Yea its pretty fun to drive sometimes. I would recommend this car to someone wanting something quick and cheap to run.

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1982 Nissan Sentra Reviews

1982 Nissan Sentra By Memories

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1983 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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1984 Nissan Sentra Reviews

Best Car Ever Made By Christopher

Performance was not the greatest. Thats because i got it at 240,000 miles on it and no air cleaner. The oil looked like it had never been changed. But had lots of fun fixing it. Most fun car ever th... Read More

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Someone gave me this car. When I first got it home it only ran cold. Once the temperature gauge registered, it would shut off. We hot-wired the computer system that was doing this and then it ran fin... Read More

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1985 Nissan Sentra Reviews

Would Not Drive Another One By Albert

This was my first car. It was the typical first time car, cheap and running. It was not stylish and no power to it at all. It was a four door hatchback(aka station wagon). It got me and my friends... Read More

Looked Great, But Many Problems By Marcus

I loved the car when I bought it, however, I had many performance issues with this vehicle, which culminated in the engine freezing up and stopping on the interstate in the middle of morning rush hour... Read More

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1986 Nissan Sentra Reviews

Fun And Inexpensive Mid-80's Econobox. By Nathan

A great car purchased from the original owner. Needed reliable economical transport and fell in love with this sentra. 2 door, 5 spd, Blue with grey interior. 1.6L 4 banger that could avg. 40 mpg o... Read More

Great Ride! By Daniel

It's a family car since the begining. My grandpa bought it brand new, and its been goin ever since. I've restored the exterior almost completely. The interioris still pretty well in shape. The engine ... Read More

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