2005 Nissan Sentra User Reviews

2005 Nissan Sentra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 34 reviews

  • 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:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 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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PROS
"ride" 15 reviews
"power" 13 reviews
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"speed" 9 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
CONS
"transmission" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"gearbox" 2 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews

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Stack8 writes:
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S Review
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4

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Runs smooth and is an all around good car

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Automatic transmission

Stack8
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Great First Car Or Family Car — This car gets me where I need to go safely and smoothly. It has an awesome sound system that is great for blasting music. However, I personally like manuals more than automatics but thats my only problem with it. All in all its a great car for either a first car or a family car or even just a car to commute to work everyday.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chescov writes:
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S Review
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Gas mileage and sound system on the 1.8 special edition

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It is a little unstable at times

Chescov
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Good Car For The Buck — I love the gas mileage and sound system it comes with. I only used three tanks to for a 800 miles trip, not bad at all. I wish it was a bit better looking, but it does the job for the price!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Joshua writes:
2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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Great acceleration and top end power

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Cup hinders and cargo space

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Sweet Spec V (bottled Beverages Only Please!) — I really enjoy driving this car! Its quick and light hugs the road around corners and has great top end power. There is no cargo space and cup holders are terrible!!!! Its still kind of worth it. A room top box for traveling helps a lot!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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MintMomma writes:
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S Review
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It's a good safe car & I have a bad back & the seats adjust for comfort level in butt area & that was another factor of why I picked this model & was cute.

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Not a car for racing

MintMomma
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A Good Dependable Safe Car. — it's in good shape & if U would need used parts there not easy to find least around here that is & I don't drive much & don't find driving fun never really ever did hence the low miles I just goto apt's & to store about it & my mom bought the same brand car & I didn't know mine was lil more fancy then hers & she liked it she does drive allot & traded hers in & got another one just newer & I just paid it off & ready for something different..

Primary Use: Family transportation

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tamifirewingz writes:
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S Review
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4

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27-38 MPG

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Not much leg room in back seats.  No power.

tamifirewingz
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Efficient Family Car — Bought this car in 2010 with about 38,000 miles. We have put 26,000 miles on it. It does not have much "get up and go" but is wonderful on gas. The only problem we have had is that the car takes at least 2 turns of the key for it to start but it always starts.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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NickD05 writes:
2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Review
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5

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The Rockford Fosgate stereo

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Small back seat

NickD05
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Excellent Value — Great on gas,fun to drive and no mechanical problems what so ever.The SE package makes it a little sportier with the spoiler and 16 inch wheels with a nice stereo system it also has better safety features in the abs brakes and side airbags.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Isaak writes:
2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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sporty

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there isn't

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Fast!!!!! — very fast, cold air intake, just lowered it, 200 HP 195 TQ, hood scoop, polished headlights, this car is meant for racing.black 6-spoke rims, very fun to drive on a highway, this car blew a grand am sport off the rode 0-60: 6.7 quarter mile: 14.8 no repairs needed at all!

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

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Dustin writes:
2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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Fun, economical spirited driver

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Not a reliable commuter for DD use.

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I Like It, It's Sporty But Not A Sports Car. It Needs Help, But They're Not Bad Cars. — Its a fun car to drive, not great though. It needs some more power for sure. It is full of quirks and things that don't work. The fuel pumps don't hold pressure in the line, so it takes a while of priming to start. The window regulators are junk. The brakes leave something to be desired, although it will stop quickly. Gas mileage is a joke, 20mpg in town average from a 2.5 is horrible. Oh, it's ugly too, but like a pug. It's so ugly that I like it.

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

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Krzysiek writes:
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 Review
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performance

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body work

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Mechanically Ok, Body Not — Performance: everything is good Build quality: pretty good until crashed Appearance: it could use some work Cost of ownership: about 25 a week for gasoline, 20 a month for oil change Fun factor: Many people enjoy my car - almost has a legendary status

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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David writes:
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S Review
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If you have nothing else to drive

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Its crap

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Avoid At All Cost — Build Quality- Car lost reverse gear out of nowhere also having problems w/torque converter, the two rear windows also just stopped working out the blue and the front passenger one is probably next Appearance- The window trim is cracking off

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2012 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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2011 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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2010 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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