1997 Nissan Sentra User Reviews

1997 Nissan Sentra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 15 reviews

  • Performance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Appearance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 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: 3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5

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"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"reliable car" 6 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews

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1997 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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Lots of space, good speed and comfortable.

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Needs a lot of new parts

nonegearhead
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Smooth Ride — I love the space you get in this car. It sounds good when you have it working right. The clutch is not hard to learn and It usually shifts easily. So far the only down side has been the amount of money that iv put into it so far but this is to be expected due to the age of the car. All in all its a very nice car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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its good on gas and it gets you from point a to point b

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nothing

bloodymarybleed
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Its A Good Car — it wasa good car ,good on gas and it gets me where im going i've have it 3 years i just got it out of the shop and i put 2200 in it cause my daughter messed it up.but works good now

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1997 Nissan Sentra GLE Review
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It takes me wherever I need to be and she looks very sexy!!!

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NOTHING!!!!!!

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Me & My Nissan — Performance - Fantastic. NO problems whatsoever. No rattling and squeaking - even though it is a fairly old car. Sexy body and fantastic interior. Very economical and definitely value for money It is a great car to drive! Im very impressed with this car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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low to ground

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Buy If You Dont Need Height To Get In And Out — When I totalled it, (rolled 4+times) I walked away with a few scratches. From the outside the car looked flat, but inside, the cab was ok. Looked great, great gas mileage. Would definatly buy a nissan again anyday. Wonder what thier vans are like? if they have any?

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1997 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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its small!

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no power

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Its There — its get from point a to b. not much power and 0-60 in 3 hour. its cheap to maintain. Has an ok amount of mpg 23 mpg is what i tend to get out of it but i think it can be a bit higher.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Nissan Sentra XE Review
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Great reliability and fuel economy.

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Boring.

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Served Me Well. — We bought this car from a crash restoration dealer, but you could never tell by looking at it. It was a great little practical car. It did its job, transporting people and their stuff, extremely well, but that's it. With a weak little 1.6L engine and old econo-tires, it wasn't much for thrills, and its appearance was just about as boring and generic as one can imagine. Same with the interior. I completely neglected the care of this car, often going 12,000 miles without an oil change, and it never let me down. Plus, it turned out nearly 40 mpg! I was greatly saddened when a teen driver ended its life by rear-ending me on the freeway.

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Low maintanance and lots of miles per tank

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dents dents dents

25

Not Much Class But Great On Gas — I bought my car from a friend for practically nothing. It runs very well for its age. Its been through a lot cosmetically..ie hit by a uhaul van, broken into numerous times (terrible neighborhood) and some crazy cycling days. It gets great mileage though which makes it worth every penny in these ridiculous times. I love my car...though I'd trade it any day for a SLR McLaren.

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1997 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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customization options were endless

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slow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

6,765

Very Slow With Ac On — Did not care for very much, very poor performance

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1997 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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Reliable

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Alternator is hard to change, suspension is horrible.

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Ugly, Small... But It Works... — The exterior is gly, my old 1995 B13 was better designed. the interior is better, but still small. The engine is good, not fast but I have given a lot of miles without much maintenance.

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it gets really good  mpg

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it needs a paint job, not too bad, but could use it

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An Overall Good, Reliable Car — its a good car, very reliable, just got it from my dad who has drove it for 10 years now, and it still runs great. anti-freeze leaks here and there, but nothing too bad.

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