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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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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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

Cons

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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Benjamin writes:
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3

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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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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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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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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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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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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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2014 Nissan Sentra Reviews

Beautiful Car And Rides Great By thepuregame24

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2013 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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2012 Nissan Sentra Reviews

Great For The Price By Zapcarbuyer

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2011 Nissan Sentra Reviews

Good Daily Driver By Chris

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Fun Starter Car By Aaron'Ciera

For this car, I would rate a 4 of 5. Over all the car was great for a first car. Very reliable and enjoyable to ride in. For a low price, many features were standard, which is more than other companie... Read More

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2010 Nissan Sentra Reviews

Sentra Sr By sandra1369

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I leased the Sentra and rolled in some inequity from my previous loan, and still with nothing down my payment was in the mid $200's. Nothing could come close when I made my rounds and did my shopping.... Read More

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