1997 Nissan 200SX User Reviews

1997 Nissan 200SX Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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Christopher writes:
1997 Nissan 200SX 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Good gas mileage.

Cons

Age, but not really a significant factor.

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97 Nissan 200sx Se — Performance: Acceleration isn't too bad but has room for improvement, the brakes are solid but could be beefed up more, the handling is really excellent. Quality: It has had its needed repairs a few times, but then again it was made in 1997. It runs great now, but it is a little noisy due to some of the performance parts added. Appearance: The car is in great shape. The paint is still in great shape. The interior is very clean, and it is kept clean. Cost of Ownership: The gas tanks holds about 11 or 12 gallons. The car gets about 28 to 30 mpg. Oil changes are done every 3,000 miles. Fun Factor: The car is so much fun to drive. It has a real racing feel to it. The loud exhaust the awesome new NRG steering wheel, the handling, the performance, just everything.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Jamie writes:
1997 Nissan 200SX 2 Dr SE-R Coupe Review
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Pros

The styling and the locking transmission

Cons

the color

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It Will Be Better With The Turbo And A New Paint Job — I want to put a turbo in it and a racing flywheel the engine will produce about 230 hp which would be a lot for a little car making it fun to drive. I also have three other se-r's all race cars we race at a local track

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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solstis writes:
1997 Nissan 200SX 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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3

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Gas Mileage & Fun

Cons

Small

solstis
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Like The Car, If You Know About All The Sensors And How They Work — The car was fun to drive. It is no muscle car, but preformed good for such a small engine. I put 17" wheels with low profile tires and it drifted pretty good. It got 44 mpg on a trip. It was a little small for me. I like the look of the car. I had a 04 and 06 SER Spec V, and I like the look of the SX better. Tried to sell it to daughters friend and her boyfriend screwed it up and I have been trying to fix it. Has a lot of sensors and something is not letting it run above 3000 RPM's

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Earl writes:
1997 Nissan 200SX 2 Dr SE-R Coupe Review
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4

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140 hp 131lbs curb weight 2300 redline 7,500

Cons

there isnt one

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Sick — Performance wise you cant complain with a combination or horse power and torque and in a high revving motor.. it makes it a fun car. The quality is decent, needs some minor repairs.. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.. i think my car is beautiful.. i love it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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boykoenator writes:
1997 Nissan 200SX 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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4

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gas milage, fun, cheap to maintain, cheap to buy

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small clutch

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200 Sx Nissan Review — i have had my 200sx for two years and i love it. the gas milage is unbeatable! its pretty quick for the 1.6 liter but has a small clutch making it wear down quickly. its a blast to drive. power windows with a sunroof that hides inside the roof. the build quality is not top notch, but it is a 97 after all. cost of ownership is little to nothing.

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David writes:
1997 Nissan 200SX 2 Dr SE-R Coupe Review
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5

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Handling, power

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tranny's arent the best, theyre great if ur stock , but if u wanna turbo it ur limited to 250 before u grenade it

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200sx Ser — Another sr20de soon to be +t , alot of aftermarket parts, alot of cheap jdm parts new and used. Great tuner platform. Good on gas 2 lister 4 cylinder. parts are cheap. Blast to drive. Same engine but non turbo as the silvia engine. high compression and great selection of aftermarket parts

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Giles writes:
1997 Nissan 200SX 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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4

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Fast, reliable.

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Small boot, no rear legroom, back end twitchy in the wet.

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Ripsaw! — Fast, but be careful on the corners with the back end. Great drift car.

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2002 Nissan 200SX Reviews

4/5 For Drift Car, 3/5 Daily Driver After Mods. Standard Car Much Better For Daily Driver By Damien

The best drift car i have owned: Tein coil over suspension Custom rear camber arms 3' custom exhaust turbo back High flo metal cat T70 Turbo 660cc injectors custom FMIC FM oil cooler Braided oil lines... Read More

Bring It On By Peter

whats not to like the car is quick looks good.... drift drag anything except dirt... 400m 12.8sec with very little work done to the motor now with heaps more power i will be going to the track again ... Read More

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2001 Nissan 200SX Reviews

Japanese Sports Coupe At Its Finest. By Benjamin

Engine: SR20DET Power: 147Kw (200HP) 0-60mph (0-100kph): 6.5 sec 1/4 Mile: 14.00 sec Performance: Pulls well in all gears. Excellent mid range, easy to accelerate from speed. Handling is very precise... Read More

Awesome Car! Reccomend To Anybody! By Anthony

Love it! cant get enough of it, smooth ride, grips, and goes, slick 6speed gearbox with short shift. Nothing rattles or bangs or squeaks after 130k which is great. love the white dashboard looks very ... Read More

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2000 Nissan 200SX Reviews

My S14a Sr20det 200sx Nissan By Ben

This car has only ever cost me a battery in 60,000 miles of daily driving !!!! a true testament to Nissan's build quality & engineering qualities. Modified over the standard car in nearly every depart... Read More

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1999 Nissan 200SX Reviews

Great Bang For Your Buck By Anton

the handling absolutely awesome and the power and exhaust note very nice the car is so predictable on the limit and pretty reliable, extremely fun to drive i love the colour as well worth owning for s... Read More

The Best Car In The World By Fabio

Its the best car in the world!!!! its blue pearl purple, stage 1.5 leather seats big exhaust, gorgeous wheels, and on gear change sounds like a horse laughing, so ppl say :( and will beat any BMW m3 ... Read More

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1998 Nissan 200SX Reviews

Fine For What It Is. By Barney

Overall a pretty good car. Nice 16v 4 cylinder and peppy for a little car. It should be a hatchback...the trunk is fairly useless. It gets rust spots in the weirdest places. Inside the doors on ... Read More

Fair Car To Get For An Daily Travel To Work Or Long Road Trip. By Steven

Light, CHeap, save lot of gas. comfortable in some ways. not fast. but it get me Point A to Point B it shake a little. It is all right to drive. barely rust anywhere. interior is simple and nic... Read More

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