2006 Nissan Sentra User Reviews

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Ryan writes:
2006 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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High proformance, decent price, Nissans reliablity

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Appearance, I dont like how the 04-06 front end looks. The 01-03 front end looks 10x more aggressive

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06 Nissan Sentra Se-r Spec V — I Recently bought and 06 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V. I havent owned it for long, but here is my knowledge on this subject. Performance: This car has alot to offer for a decent price ( 0-60 7.2 sec. w/ 6- Speed manual) Thats what Nissan says anyway, But I tell you it feels a whole hell of alot faster than that. The reason for that is that The (2.5L I-4 engine) produces ( 175 HP and 180 Tor.) in a car that has a curb weight of (2710 lbs) which is pretty dam light. and the high quality tires help deliver all that torque and Horse Power to the ground, which in turn launches you forward. The thing that is really amazing about this car is how it handls. This car has very ridged suspension which helps it corner like it was on rails. Also My car came with the Brimbo Break kit which drastically improves its stopping power, which I believe is very important. Build Quality: Its a Nissan Enough said Appearance:I think it looks very stylish, But I dont really care for the front. I wish Nissan had kept the same front from the 01-03 models their front end looks 10x more aggressive. But for the most part I love it. Cost of Ownership: Its list price New was around 20-21K, and the maintenace is very low on this model anyway. It gets decent Gas Mileage with about(20-21 city) and (29-32 Highway) Fun Factor: Oh Hell yes! it has to be the most fun car I have ever driven for 20K. I mean I do own one after all :)

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kottkamp44 writes:
2006 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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4

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torque, auto-x + 6spd = i win ...lol

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precat and butterfly issues, 6th gear falls off

kottkamp44
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Not A Bad Ride But If Purchased Another $2k Should Bring You Up To Spec ;) — well i have had my car for a little over 6 months now and have had the funds to put a little money into it but from the factory its really not a bad car, BUT WARNING: there are 2 things you must do if you buy one of these cars, first get an aftermarket header, alot of people are having issues with the precat rusting and it being sucked into the engine, and second these cars all have 2 intake runners the second which comes on at 5100 rpm and is opened via butterfly valves you need to disassemble your intake manifold and loctite these butterfly screws down before you find one in your engine!!! but i only have about $500 in mine and it seems to run well against most other cars in the price range, ive got cai/h/e, nylatron shifter bushings, sts adapter plate, and buschur racing tranny fluid and mine runs top notch

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

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Robert writes:
2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S Review
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4

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Gas mileage

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no horsepower, not a chevy

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Lawn Mower Registered With The Dmv — Its a lawn mower engine in whats supposed to be a car. Still I get 40 mpg... I just have to keep with the little engine that could motto, I think I can, I think I can... Someday when you grow up you will have a V8 engine. LOL

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ATGInvestmentauto writes:
2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S Review
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5

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I think anyone who like driving with enjoy driving this car.  Fun to drive.  Clean look.  Tight little car great handling.

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Could use larger bucket seats in front.

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Special Edition — I give this car a strong thumbs up. Good acceleration for a small car. For a small car it provides a really comfortable ride. Great power when accelerating. I didn't notice any delay doing take off. Suprisely quiet for a small car. Great mileage and smooth ride.

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L_R writes:
2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8 Review
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The car is reliable. It's also handling well enough to appreciate the ride. Would not exchange it for a Corolla, even a brand new one!

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Brakes could be better although there are already way better than on the '95-'99 Sentra

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Gets You From Point A To Point B And Making You Appreciate The Ride. — The car is reliable. It's also handling well enough to appreciate the ride. Would not exchange it for a Corolla, even a brand new one! Brakes could be better although there are already way better than on the '95-'99 Sentra Gets you from point A to point B and making you appreciate the ride.

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Jared writes:
2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S Review
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4

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Gas mileage

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Room

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I Love My Yellow Sentra. — It's very economical and easy to drive. The gas mileage is great. Don't get this car for a ton of room. Also, it sucks in the snow. Overall, it's a great car to own as a single guy and parks very well in the city.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Scott writes:
2006 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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5

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Freakin Awesome car!

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Tires cost a bunch, but only because I buy the more expensive performance kind.

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'06 Nissan Sentra Se-r Spec-v (amazing Car) — I think its an awesome car. It runs great, accelerates amazingly fast compared to other cars I've driven. Doesn't cost much to own, other than the regular maintenance. It's really fun to drive! I've personally outran a 90's model Mustang Cobra, and Camaro. It's also pretty good at outrunning the new Dodge Charger Police cars haha.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ReapStress writes:
2006 Nissan Sentra SE-R Review
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4

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Good mileage, decent pickup, generally okay...

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Not ideal. Drivers side door handle doesn't open from inside, so have to roll down window, window motor also not great. AC/heat leaves something to be desired despite servicing. Having transmission problems (but bought used with little history,) rats did the majority of damage to car.

ReapStress
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Mediocre To Decent. — It's just not 'me.' I like fast & lower to ground...low maintenance...gets great gas milage & I might love it were it new when I bought it...but I have no idea of history. Decent economy car. Problems with transmission, AC/heat, and door handle at 100k or less.

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jenelson writes:
2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S Review
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Fuel efficient, smooth ride, cold ac, and pep

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back seat leg room a little cramped for anyone above average height, but great for kids

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Only Fill Up Every Couple Of Weeks — I love this peppy little cars fuel efficiency as well as the comfort in the front seat. There is plenty of room for my 6'3 husband in the front seat, but the back seat is cramped for anyone above average height. It has plenty of trunk room, and several cup holders front and back seat, so less mess. Overall, I like it!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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James writes:
2006 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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5

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Torque/Handling

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Low redline

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Opposite Of A Honda, All Low End, Not Much Top End. — Performance - Acceleration Good, Braking Awesome, Handling Good Build Quality - Everything that has broken has been easily fixed. Appearance - Like a regular Sentra, with a few minor things Cost of Ownership - Gas Milage - Kinda crappy, maintenance - nothing hateful. Fun Factor - A blast to drive on back roads, not so fun in traffic.

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

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