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1989 Nissan 240SX Review
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Bottom-line, It Owns The Track And Street. — I love this car, the modification possibilities are limitless. The car has an immense amount of potential, handles well, accelerates well, brakes well and is built immaculately. A blast to drive, and out runs nearly any car three times its price. In other words build your car, don't buy it!!!

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

Pros: Endless modifications and rewarding in the drive.

Cons: Cons are for the weak.

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Get One. Cheap And Fun. — Performance - Acceleration is great for a stock single cam 4 cylinder motor. it is quite a bit of torque. the braking is very strong and smooth. it also handles like a dream. My car gets about 25 mpg on the freeway and when i am out having fun it doesn't go under 21mpg. It is very dependable and is very fun to drive.

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

Pros: it is a  fun reliable car that is built well and looks great!

Cons: It is NOT a winter car. high torque and rear wheel drive make for a fun time on a wet road.

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One Of If Not The Best Car Ever Made — this is my favorite car i had one and will buy another one as soon as possible i highly recomend this car it is fast the handling is amazing and it is a really beautiful car everyone should own one

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

Pros: its just awsome

Cons: none

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I Like It? — Its not perfect, but i would say has potential... I mean anything with enough work and money has potential but i really think this does... Especially because it too is a coupe and you really don't see many of them left as all Ive seen are Hatches

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its old... but looks better then some ive seen...

Cons: The Clutch is in need of replacement...

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1989 Nissan 240SX Review
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240 — it handled so well!! it had a real bad body but i loved driving it. it was the stock ka24e sohc, but it was so much fun to drive!!! the interior was really nice i loved how it was laid out. and i cant wait to own another one. i had big plans but got rid of it due to SO MUCH RUST!

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

Pros: everything else

Cons: RUST!!!

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My 1989 Nissan 240sx — Performance- i've driven faster, such as built mustangs and such, and it's a real fun car to drive fast, cruise slow, or get completly sideways around the turns. I love this cars trans, it feel very good for being over 20 years old. The speedometer only goes to 115 unfortunatly, and its been there many times and definatly beyond. The brakes are still stock, and they work great, 4 wheel disc. I don't think this car could handle better thanks to a ton of aftermarket parts in the front and rear... go completly sideways or hug the corner like a dream. And LOUD!!! straight pipe with no resonator to a borla muffer, no lies, people call me because they hear my car across town and think i'm close. all in all, its not the fastest, but it sure is fun. Build Quality- these cars are known for rust on the frame rails, and mine was no different. after extensive repair and a bit of re inforcing for stability, that was pretty much all i've needed to do to the structure of this car, not counting the body. Nissan was very dumb and attached a rubber coated foam spoiler on the rear.... which causes rust in the hatch right below it, from absorbing the water! luckily mine was lucky enough to leave nissan without the spoiler. all in, a very soild car thats been put through its paces and keeps going. Appearance- I purchased this car after owning a Mitsubitshi Eclipse, for the fun of its rear wheel drive, but the looks were a big part of it to. these cars have the ability to be beautiful, just check out mine. from front to back outside, the "pig nose" bumper was swapped out for an aftermarket peice, which has reinforcements in the body kits framework for rigidity. the nissan logo was shaved off the bumper, headlight motors replaced, head light covers replaced, hood replaced, sunroof conversion, new carbon fiber spoiler, 16 inch ABS rims, shaved antenna, and of course, a three color paint job wearing a mitsubitshi orange, diamond metallic from mopar, and black starfire metallic from ford. The Interior has new Pioneer speakers and a JVC head unit, plus blue ambient lighting. Everywhere I go people love the car, I get a ton of compliments on it, and its a great feeling knowing I did it all myself. Gorgeous car, without a doubt. Cost Of Ownership- surprisingly little. I purchased the original, un inspected car for a thousand dollars. since then, i've only spent about 2200 hundred on it to get where it is today. insurance is 97 a month, and a full tank will last a little over 2 weeks. 30 bucks fills it currently at 2.60 a gallon. really good bargain. Fun Factor- without a doubt the most fun i've had in a car. don't really need to say much more... the car attracts more attention than anything i've driven, and its instantly reckognizable as to who I am when I arrive. Its very comfortable as long as your in the front, and cruising in this car is just plain fun. Nissan MUST bring back the 240!

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

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing. just nothing.

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Love It, Might Be Few Problems Because Its 20 Yrs Old, But Thats Expected — The quality is expected to be a little on the "used" side. its 20 years old. Performance is great for the car, handling is great, and this car will get you sideways easily if you need it. just watch out for problems since its an old car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: RWD and torque.  fun stuff.

Cons: if you dont like nissan/tuners/old cars  

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Great Little Car! Fun, Fuel Efficient, And Reliable. Safety Is Very Good Too. :) — It's a great overall car. Handles like it's on rails, but could use a few more ponies for those spirited drives. Looks aren't too shabby either, though it could use either the removal of the goofy foam factory spoiler, or an upgraded spoiler. Overall I give it a 4/5. :)

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

Pros: Rear wheel drive, and light weight. *fuel efficient and fun!*

Cons: If you live in a snowy area... stay away from this. Only the rear wheels drive this car. Also, inexperienced "drifters" please, use some other car!

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Bottom Line, Get One And Build It To What You Want It To Be. If You Don't Like It, Give It To Me :) — Anything built on a Nissan S-chassis is nothing short of amazing. Handling is rigid enough for track use right out of the box, and aftermarket support is phenomenal. The stock KA24DE motor will take a beating and is very easy to work on. (We just dropped an RB20DET Skyline motor in, however...) Anyone that loves 90's Japanese tuner cars knows that there's a reason the SX has such a cult following.

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

Pros: The top reason to drive this car is FUN: no matter what your idea of fun may be, the fawty-essex delivers it.

Cons: You should avoid this car if you're the type of person that thinks the Ford Mustang is fast.

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1989 Nissan 240SX Review
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Drifting — if you like to go drifting then this is the car for you, man these things drift like it is no ones buisness it is just an exspensive thing to take on, great project for anyone that knows how to work on cars

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

Pros: DRIFTABLE

Cons: Exspensive to build and maintain

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Reviews From Other Years

1998 Nissan 240SX Reviews

Quick And Nimble Little Fun Car! By nakemiso

I bought this car new. The buying experience was not a fun one. But the car has proven itself trustworthy, and has been a fun car to drive. Even more today than before, the car turns heads thanks t... Read More

My Nissan By Amine

slow acceleration until 60 mph. fast at corners but it slides which is good for drifting and i added some brembo brakes for better handling. the parts i added are cheap but effective. nice paint; It... Read More

1997 Nissan 240SX Reviews

Great Car To Have And Own. By Nicolas

I give this car a overall 4 out of 5 stars based on it's aftermarket support, Exceptional handling platform. Easy to enjoy and well rounded, Only true downside is the car is severely underpowered, Whi... Read More

Kouki 240sx By Steve

Nissan should have never stopped making these cars. They have amazing suspensions that are suitable for several different styles of racing. The aftermarket support for these cars is incredible. In ... Read More

1996 Nissan 240SX Reviews

Drifter By MrRocket12

This car was built with one purpose: Drifting So sorry I can't really review in views of practicallity; but it is an excellent car for competitive drifting. Parts are very scares though in this part ... Read More

not much i can say its my dream car i plan om having it forever i mean right side drive turbo sr20 with a silvia body kit. im sure ne one who like nissan would want this car just because. Read More

1995 Nissan 240SX Reviews

Lightweight And Nimble Car That Stole My Heart By Gabriel

This was my first car. It sent me down the road of performance. I did the basic mods of intake, headers, exhaust and ECU. Didn't get to do anything else but it was great when I had it and I still t... Read More

Love It.. Last Longer Than Most Relationships By Kenneth

GREAAT everyday car will get you whereever you wanna go quickly. Hate getting out can handle heavy foot drivers ,always looking for smooth roads....Dislikes not many car born to be upgraded once done ... Read More

1994 Nissan 240SX Reviews

2fast4u By Collin

This car was built for speed on the strip. With its turbo-charged V6 engine, its built on MOROSO oil pans, 4'' SPEED PRO pistons, Edelbrock intake system, and NOS, it makes one sweet ride under the ho... Read More

Nissan 240sx By Tyler

the torque is great, but would be better after a SR20DET swap! It runs great, especially when i enter novice drift competitions, but due to the stock engine, im not pushing nearly as much horsepower ... Read More

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