1997 Nissan Sentra User Reviews

1997 Nissan Sentra Top Comparisons

Users ranked 1997 Nissan Sentra against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    Displaying 11 - 15 of 15 1997 Nissan Sentra reviews.

    1997 Nissan Sentra XE Review

    Just Another Economy Car — This isn't a bad car for a first driver: it reliable, cheap, has good gas mileage, and won't get you into trouble. But if you're looking for something with a little grunt, then turn away now.

    Pros: Good mpg.  Reliable.

    Cons: Slow.  Not appeasing to the eye.

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    1997 Nissan Sentra XE Review

    My First Car — It's was my first, so I will remember it for life. It ran good, lots of good times.

    Pros: had four door, ran good, had a exhaust and an intake coilovers

    Cons: died on me at the light

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    1997 Nissan Sentra Review

    Very Dependable Car — This car is very dependable. We leave it parked for months at a time and it has never failed to start right up. It made the transition from leaded to unleaded gasoline without blinking. Sometimes, especially after a heavy rain, the electrical system goes a little haywire but other than that keeps on truckin.

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    1997 Nissan Sentra GXE Review
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    1997 Nissan Sentra — This is what everybody really should be driving. This is probably my perfect "modern" car. It has decent acceleration. The fuel economy is amazing - especially if you overinflate the tires. It's actually quite fun to drive because of its size. Keep it clean and maintained and it will last forever.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Fuel economy, size, reliability, performance, comfort, interior room

    Cons: Will rust if not taken care of

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    1997 Nissan Sentra GXE Review

    Not The Worst, But Not The Best Either. Not Too Big And Not Too Small. — This is my replacement daily driver/winter beater. Rolled the last one in a ditch. Needs a lot of effort and TLC yet (mechanical as well as visual-obviously!). I think I'll name it Rusty. Intend to "fix" the body and repaint. Possibly some different wheels... something more attractive? Otherwise, Excellent car. the 5spd makes up for lost HP. Has plenty of torque and will burn rubber all day if you let it. Will carry its own weight + some (tows like a dream). If it wasn't for the missing sway bar, I think performance would definently increase. lol.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Excellent Mileage/its already banged up.

    Cons: not exactly winter friendly if you don't know how to control a car that enjoys sliding.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Nissan Sentra Reviews

    Not A Bad Family Vehicle Has Some Potential With A Few Mods. By Dan

    I love the look and feel of the new sentra, the gas mileage is plus the surplus of trunk space is awesome and all around it has a comfortable feel to it, the thing i dislike most is that there is basi... Read More

    Beautiful Car And Rides Great By thepuregame24

    I have already stated above what I like about this car, but on my model I have bose. It sounds great if you like base it could use a subwoofer other than that very loud. Havn't really used the navigat... Read More

    2013 Nissan Sentra Reviews

    The Amazing Sentra By Gerardo

    Good braking,ok acceleration,nice design,nice interior,good leg room,good cost of maintenance.I get 33 mpg in city and 40 with eco.It is a fun car to drive.Good commuter.It is a very nice deal for... Read More

    The Best Nissan Sentra So Far By voltagefuel

    1 year Update 2/28/14 - after 1 year I still love the Sentra and have recorded 46.5 MPG average on a long 3.5 hour trip in the early fall last year using 87 octane gas. I wish Nissan would replace th... Read More

    2012 Nissan Sentra Reviews

    Nice Overall Transportation. Nice Styling. By radiod

    I like the simplicity of the cab. It is not over wrought with bells and whistles and it serves the purpose of comfortable and safe transportation. The exterior design is very sporty and good to look... Read More

    Love The Look, And The Roomy Interior. By wvanpatten

    Very nice car, love the pearl white color and the look of the interior design. Handles great, very low miles, and has everything you need. Fun car to drive, also the 4 doors is nice for the kiddos. Wo... Read More

    2011 Nissan Sentra Reviews

    Great Bang For The Buck By aaautoindy

    It is probably one of my first choices for a 1st car driver that is looking for reliability and easy and safe to drive. I would say the 2.0s is kind of a car for the girls, but easily can go both ways... Read More

    Fun, Quiet Ride, Many Journeys By Aaron

    I loved this car because of some of the outstanding features it had. The Bluetooth system, iPod adapter and key-fobs for key-less entry and start up were amazing. I love having those features in a veh... Read More

    2010 Nissan Sentra Reviews

    Sentra Sr By sandra1369

    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

    Sentra 2.0sr Is A Great Car For The Payment By voltagefuel

    I leased the Sentra and rolled in some inequity from my previous loan, and still with nothing down my payment was in the mid $200's. Nothing could come close when I made my rounds and did my shopping.... Read More

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