2012 Nissan Sentra User Reviews

2012 Nissan Sentra Review Ratings

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"comfortable car" 2 reviews
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MFB writes:
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR Review
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5

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Power, Comfort, Looks, Price, Room, Features

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Seat Fabric, No Telescoping Steering Wheel

MFB
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Sentra Sr 2012 — I have had my SR for about 4 months now after my beloved 2002 Solara TRD was totalled by an 18 year old new driver. I had considered purchasing the SE-R with the 2.5L engine, but opted for the SR model as it was more economical and had the same body (with sideskirts and smoked headlights/tails). So far I am very pleased with my purchase. I scored a heck of deal since they were trying to move stock because the revamped 2013 is coming out soon. Power is steady and smooth with the torquey 2L engine combined with the CVT. Speaking of the CVT: it took some time to get used to 'no gears', but I am now a fan. Lots of interior room combined with lots of features - heated seats, bluetooth, hands free - really makes it an enjoyable commuter car. I find it very agile, quiet, combined with satifactory power. I think its a hate or love look, both inside and out - of course I am latter. I like the slab sided, squared corners and chopped rear end.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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zokarl47 writes:
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR Review
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good heavy car, nice ride,

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gas mpg s     heater

zokarl47
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My Sentra In Red With Cvt, [great Styling ] 16 In Goodyear 770 Tires — great ride thr largest of all the smaller cars , nice inter, road noise is low trunk is big and it runs good with the 140 hp motor,,head room is good maintance is good because of low cost of repairs if you need any,, pait is real good, had a kia that had bad paint all over, the japan made cars are the best,,

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Stacey writes:
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 S Review
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5

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Its just so pretty and I love that I can plug in my ipod to the dock and it charges it so I never have to worry about it dying again!

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the mirrors on the visors dont have lights so its hard to put on make-up or look at yourself at night.

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Nissan-sentra-2010---lilith — Best little car I have ever driven. It does what I need it to which is to get me up and down the road, to and from school. The speakers and sound system could be better but that is something that I can improve. I get an average of 27-32 miles to the gallon and everything is perfectly fine with my pretty little car! Her name is Lilith!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Zapcarbuyer writes:
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Great mpg

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Great For The Price — I have had for a month bought used I love it? Bought it at Warsaw Nissan dealer Sorg. Great shape better car then I thought. Bought it to drive on my 50 min drive everyday, but I actually have not drove my other car much since I bought.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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desetka10 writes:
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 S Review
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Very efficient on fuel, still a lot of power for 4 cylinders engine. Comfortable for driving and very stable.

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I Am Impressed With This Car, Not Large, But Very Confy! — I have this car for two years. I used it for city and freeway driving. Four cylinder engine, but strong enough to handle AC here at all the time. Fuel efficiency proven, takes up to 380 miles city and freeway driving, combined! It does not take of the power with AC running at all the time, which has surprised me with 2.0 engine. Automatic CVT transmission is so reliable and smooth up the perfection. It is very stable and good at any driving condition.

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graytruck writes:
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 S Review
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Great on Gas, Reliable transportation

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Back seat a little small for 3 adults, not enough leg room for an adult in back seat .

graytruck
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2012 Sentra — This is a very good and reliable car. Would purchase it again. The car has the CRT transmission and you never notice it shifting gears. The trunk is very large and the rear seats are 40/60 and let down for even more space

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SL Review
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Great gas mileage, surprisingly roomy.  The seats are extremely comfortable and it has plenty of power for a compact commuter.  Navigation system runs off of an SD card to its very easy to update.  Heated seats are great in the winter.

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I really can't think of anything. Its a great little car.

ksfoster
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Great Daily Commuter — This car is a perfect commuter. I drive 60 miles round trip to work evry day and this car drives wonderfully. The navigation system is one of the better ones I have used and the XM satellite radio makes the trip much more enjoyable. Confortable seats, smooth engine and transmission, plenty of room inside and in the trunk. All around great car for driving to and from work and for the occasional long drive to the next city.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jtkoelle writes:
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR Review
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Good price. Great storage space. Very responsive.

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Seems a little sluggish. CVT doesn't provide the power to make it fun to drive.

jtkoelle
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Great Car For The Price. — I like how this car looks but I think I'm alone in that opinion. A lot of people have said that they think it looks very bland and unstylish. I like the square shape of the exterior alone with the sharp cut edges. The darkened headlights and spoiler on the SR trim improve the appeal. After I first purchased this car I noticed a clunk after a minute of driving. After a while this faded away and the dealer said it was a normal noise. It was a little disconcerting though. The displays are informative and the steering wheel controls are easy to use. The drivers seat is a little short and it doesn't fully support my legs but this isn't terribly uncomfortable. The rear seats feel the same way, however they have a redeeming factor. The 40/60 split is awesome and greatly improves the already impressive cargo capacity of this car. I was able to transport an entire 50 inch TV in the trunk with the seats folded down. Great for a small car. The car is very responsive. The steering is very tight and allows the driver to feel in complete control.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Nissan Sentra Reviews

Good Daily Driver By Chris

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2010 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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I love my car just bought it four months ago BUT.. sometimes when I dont use it for a day or two it wont turn on. I dislike this so much because my car is great but it gives me problems in starting at... Read More

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2009 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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