2001 Nissan Sentra Overview

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45 stars

Based on 26 reviews

2001 Nissan Sentra by Kevin
 — Performance - For a 4-banger with an automatic, its pretty quick. Can get out of its own way getting onto the freeway. A/C on makes it a little more difficult, but not bad. Build Quality - I have 3... Read More
One Of The Best 4 Bangers by Yudeep
 — mine is 2001 sentra se with 2.0 sr20de motor. what can i say, the sr20 is one of the best 4 cylinder motor out there. i bought mine with 94k miles 2 years ago. now has 154k miles on it.no problem so f... Read More
Sr20 Love by Joshua
 — Well had my baby for about 4 years now and I love it!! Car has excellent performance and the sr20de helps out alot. Gets great gas mileage average about 30mpg. This car is a blast to drive then again ... Read More

2001 Nissan Sentra Overview

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2001 Nissan Sentra

A stylish new Sentra debuted last year, so there are few changes for the 2001 Nissan Sentra.  Newly upgraded to the compact category, thanks to a 6-inch increase in overall length, the Sentra boasts a lot of standard convenience and safety features and a sports-oriented version that makes it not your typical economy car.  Available in base XE, GXE, and the sporty SE trims, the only addition to the 2001 Sentra is an emergency trunk release.  A low-emission version, the CA, is available in California.

A 1.8-liter, 126-hp I4 engine is found in the XE and GXE, while the SE comes with a 2.0-liter I4 tuned to 145-hp.  It features a rear spoiler, larger 16-inch wheels, side sills, a stiffer suspension, and large rear disc brakes (the other trims have drum brakes).  The CA also has the 1.8 I4, but is rated at 122-hp.  Dual front airbags are standard across the line, and side impact bags are optional.  ABS brakes are offered on the GXE and SE only.  The rear seat would not be a good place to put Shaq, or even Allen Iverson, for that matter, but owners say the seats themselves are comfortable.  An optional split-folding rear seat is handy for extra storage, though drivers complain the seats don't fold flat enough.  There are handy storage compartments scattered throughout the 2001 Sentra, including one on the dash.  

The new 1.8 engine is sufficiently peppy for such a small car, and owners are surprised by the responsive acceleration in the 2001 Sentra.  The SE is the most fun to drive, with noticeably better handling, though a somewhat bumpier ride.  Both engines are reliable and durable, and the gas mileage is a big draw for budget-conscious buyers.  Aside from the rear legroom, most complains focus on mechanical failures.  There were a number of recalls for the 2001 Sentra, and drivers report problems with sensor failure, grinding brakes, and door rattling.  The Sentra CA had problems with the catalytic converter as well.  Overall, Nissan customer service gets low marks from Sentra owners.

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Jerking But Also Panel Lights And Headlights Dimming

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My 2001 Nissan Sentra Will Not Go Over 2500 Rpms...any Ideas As To Why? Jus...

it jumpes between 1000 rpms and 500 when it is started. also the service engine soon light is on.

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What Is The Expected Vacuum At Idle For A 2001 Nissan Sentra?

Seeing 15" of mercury atm and not sure if that is too low for this 1.8L engine. System is running lean and won't stay started. Replaced fuel pump, oxygen sensors, fuel pressure regulator and inspect...

28 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
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Disable Factory Alarm On 2001 Nissan Sentra

I have a 2001 Nissan Sentra and suddenly it will not start. I think it is the factory alarm. Please help me figure out how to disarm it and rid the problems associated with this thing. It goes off ran...

27 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Ash Avin
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The Car Starts Vibrating Sometimes When I Accelerate Or Put On Brakes

Recently I have noticed that occasionally my car staring vibrating (I mean stearing and the entire body), when I the car starts vibrating sometimes when I accelerate or put on brakes. The vibration...

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