2001 Nissan Sentra User Reviews

2001 Nissan Sentra Review Ratings

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  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • 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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"ride" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 11 reviews
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"exterior" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"tires" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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VisualTracker writes:
2001 Nissan Sentra SE Review
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4

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Economical and fun to drive

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Power windows

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Good, Dependable Drive And Ride Is Ok — Peppy for a 4 cylinder and gets 29 MPG hwy. Fit and finish average and it has aged well. Issues with power windows has been the downside as both front ones have given problems and required repair. Clear coat beginning to show its age

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Joe writes:
2001 Nissan Sentra SE Review
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Quick little car. Not the fastest thing around, but better than average.

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Nothing so far.

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Great Little Four Door. — Fun little car to drive. Surprisingly quick to me on the takeoff. Really easy to customize and great gas mileage. I went from a truck to this, so it was a completely different experience, but after two years, I'm thoroughly impressed.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kevin writes:
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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Great milage

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nada

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2001 Nissan Sentra — 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 rattles/buzz'. 2 of them are reflections of the car's age (80K miles) but one has been around since the passenger window motor failed after a month of ownership. I think the dealer forgot to put in some foam between two pieces of metal. Only repairs that have been needed that were not recalls or under warranty/wear was the Mass Air Flow sensor. It failed at 79k miles. Appearance - Outside is utilitarian and unremarkable. Mine would look better if my ex would have washed it from time to time. The car is mine now as I have a longer commute and I don't have any payments. Cost of ownership - I average 28mpg with the A/C on. With it off, I average 35. If I am on the freeway, I get 30 with the A/C and 36 without. Fun Factor - I like the little car. It handles pretty decent and I know enough of how little cars like this drive to really push it to its limits. I have shocked more than one "performance car" by passing it on the outside of a 40mph curve, doing close to 65.

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Jasonpipo writes:
2001 Nissan Sentra SE Review
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5

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Easy handling. Great Visibility, no blind spot. Easy parking, maneuvering. Good fuel economy. Very reliable and long lasting car with few costs. Maintains value well.

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Not enough seat space up front for tall guys. Engine is not that powerful, but good for the kind of car and the time. Paint peeling off.

Jasonpipo
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Great Value Easy Handling — Easy handling. Great Visibility, no blind spot. Easy parking, maneuvering. Good fuel economy. Very reliable and long lasting car with few costs. Maintains value well. Not enough seat space up front for tall guys. Engine is not that powerful, but good for the kind of car and the time. Paint peeling off.

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jessicalee529 writes:
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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3

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Gas mileage, size, lasts for a long time.

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Looks, expensive maintenance, fragile.

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Small And Fragile — It is a great car for the money, it lasts for up to 300,000 miles or more. Great gas mileage. But when something on it needs to be fixed it always seems like I have to spend my whole pay check on it.

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Nibor writes:
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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Interior and exterior were more appealing than Civic and Corolla of that time

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Small interior space

Nibor
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Sentra 2001 Gxe, Would Buy Again — This car has been great and very reliable. Problems with the Mass Air Flow though 2 times. So as soon as car looks affected by humidity, go directly to garage to check Mass Air Flow because it won't improve and will get stock on the streets. Other than that, great car, not expansive to maintain.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Yudeep writes:
2001 Nissan Sentra SE Review
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zippy engine, great handling, great gas mileage, fun factot.

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looks bland,

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One Of The Best 4 Bangers — 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 far except for regular oil change, tires and brakes. and, i always drive it like i stole it. handles great on twisty mountain, redline to almost 7k also feels fun. i know the engine will outlast the car's life.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Max writes:
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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looks nice, great gas millage, fun to drive

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could be faster

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2001 Sentra — Good car, looks good and runs well. I havent had it long so i cant say much other than very happy so far. Gets great gas millage and can get out of its own way. I have the 5-spd model and the clutch is great but the shifter just feels weird.

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Steven writes:
2001 Nissan Sentra XE Review
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3

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fuel economy

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Powerless

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Hello — This is not the fastest car on the earth but its not the slowest. Nothing broke on it and im always to the floor. very economique under 3000 rpm. l l l l l l l l l l l l

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Joshua writes:
2001 Nissan Sentra SE Review
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everything

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the alternator seems to be the weak link

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Sr20 Love — 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 all the mods dont hurt either.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Would Not Drive Another One By Albert

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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

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