1997 Nissan 200SX Trims and Specs

Coupe
Original MSRP: $13,469
1 national listing
Airbags Dual front airbags
Brakes Power
Convenience Features Multi-function remote: trunk release · Power steering · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable
Exterior Features Rear spoiler
Instrumentation Tachometer
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: cloth
Tires and Rims Tire type · Wheel width: 13 inch
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Rear defogger · Tinted
Price $13,469 MSRP
Body Style Coupe
Engine 1.6L 115 hp I4
Seating 4
Fuel Economy
25MPG city
35MPG highway
Drivetrain FWD

Price

MSRP$13,469
Invoice$12,377

Transmission Options

Drivetrain FWD
5-Speed Manual
Fuel Economy
25MPG city
35MPG highway
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
23MPG city
33MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side Airbags--
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesOptional

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofOptional
Air ConditioningOptional
Leather Seats--
Power SeatsPassenger: Optional
Power Windows--
Power Door Locks--
Navigation System--

Engine

1.6L 115 hp I4
Power 115 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque 108 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating4 seats
Fuel Tank Volume13 gal
Front Legroom42.3 in
Back Legroom31.4 in
Wheelbase99.8 in
Length170.1 in
Width66.6 in
Height54.2 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume10.4 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity1,000 lbs
The base 1997 Nissan 200SX is not well-equipped, but it was quite affordable. The engine was a four-cylinder, 1.6-liter with 115 horsepower. Fuel economy is about 28/37. Drivers like... Read More
The base 1997 Nissan 200SX is not well-equipped, but it was quite affordable. The engine was a four-cylinder, 1.6-liter with 115 horsepower. Fuel economy is about 28/37.
Drivers like the standard 1997 Nissan 200SX because it is a fun, affordable car that looks sporty but gets good gas mileage and is very reliable. Some find the seats to be uncomfortable, and others wish it had more power.
Original MSRP: $15,819
1 national listing
Adds to Coupe:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Front air conditioning
Airbags Dual front airbags
Audio System Cassette · AM/FM radio
Brakes Power
Convenience Features Cruise control · Multi-function remote: trunk release · Power steering · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable
Exterior Features Rear spoiler
Instrumentation Tachometer
Lights Front fog lights
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: cloth
Security Power door locks
Tires and Rims 14 Inch Wheels · Tire type · Wheels: alloy
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Tinted
Price $15,819 MSRP
Body Style Coupe
Engine 1.6L 115 hp I4
Seating 4
Fuel Economy
25MPG city
35MPG highway
Drivetrain FWD

Price

MSRP$15,819
Invoice$13,980

Transmission Options

Drivetrain FWD
5-Speed Manual
Fuel Economy
25MPG city
35MPG highway
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
23MPG city
33MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side Airbags--
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesOptional

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofOptional
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather Seats--
Power SeatsPassenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, Cassette Player

Engine

1.6L 115 hp I4
Power 115 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque 108 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating4 seats
Fuel Tank Volume13 gal
Front Legroom42.3 in
Back Legroom31.4 in
Wheelbase99.8 in
Length170.1 in
Width66.6 in
Height54.2 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume10.4 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity1,000 lbs
The SE is the mid-level model of the 1997 Nissan SX. It comes standard with a five-speed transmission, power windows, and power doors. A sun roof is optional. The 1.6-liter, 115-horsepo... Read More
The SE is the mid-level model of the 1997 Nissan SX. It comes standard with a five-speed transmission, power windows, and power doors. A sun roof is optional. The 1.6-liter, 115-horsepower, four-cylinder engine gets 28/37 mpg.
Most drivers speak highly of their 1997 200SX SEs, saying the car is fun to drive, with good gas mileage and excellent handling. Some owners do complain that the engine could use more power.
Original MSRP: $17,219
Adds to Coupe:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Front air conditioning
Airbags Dual front airbags
Audio System Cassette · AM/FM radio
Brakes Power
Comfort Features Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cruise control · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · Power steering · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable
Drivetrain Limited slip differential: front
Exterior Features Rear spoiler
Instrumentation Tachometer
Lights Front fog lights
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: cloth
Security Anti-theft alarm system · Power door locks
Tires and Rims 15 Inch Wheels · Tire type · Wheels: alloy
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Tinted
Price $17,219 MSRP
Body Style Coupe
Engine 2.0L 140 hp I4
Seating 4
Fuel Economy
21MPG city
29MPG highway
Drivetrain FWD

Price

MSRP$17,219
Invoice$15,255

Transmission Options

Drivetrain FWD
5-Speed Manual
Fuel Economy
21MPG city
29MPG highway
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
21MPG city
28MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side Airbags--
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesOptional

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofOptional
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather Seats--
Power SeatsPassenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, Cassette Player

Engine

2.0L 140 hp I4
Power 140 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque 132 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating4 seats
Fuel Tank Volume13 gal
Front Legroom42.3 in
Back Legroom31.4 in
Wheelbase99.8 in
Length170.1 in
Width66.6 in
Height54.2 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume10.4 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity1,000 lbs
The 1997 SE-R is the sporty, high end version of the Nissan 200SX. Most notably, the SE-R has a larger engine: a 2.0-liter, 140-horsepower four-cylinder. It is distinguished in appearan... Read More
The 1997 SE-R is the sporty, high end version of the Nissan 200SX. Most notably, the SE-R has a larger engine: a 2.0-liter, 140-horsepower four-cylinder. It is distinguished in appearance by a small spoiler. Inside, it is well-equipped, with power windows and doors and an optional sunroof and ABS brakes. Fuel economy is about 24/31.
Most owners are very enthusiastic about their 1997 Nissan 200SX SE-Rs, saying they like the peppy engine and excellent fuel economy. They also say the car is fun to drive and very reliable. Some find the interior to be cramped and not very comfortable.