2002 Nissan Sentra Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2002 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 21 - 30 of 2002 Nissan Sentra 30 reviews.

2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Thumbs Up — My Nissan Sentra Spec-V is a good all around car. It gets a range of 20-40 mpg depending on how its driven. It can clear a 1/4 time in the low 15 second range. It handles well for a front wheel drive vehicle. It is very light, but roomy. I can comfortably fit 5 people (including myself) in the car. The trunk is fairly spacious. Like I said, the Spec-V is nice all around.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Econ-friendly with decent speed and room

Cons: Pre cat issues, but those can be taken care of or removed

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-RReview
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Great Little Car, Wouldn't Trade It For Anything! — Has very good acceleration for an N/A I-4. Some of the interior feels flimsy and seems to break rather easily. The design on the seats leaves something to be desired. All in all a great car to drive, good on gas mileage if you're not too hard on the throttle. It's really nice having the extra doors/seating for driving your friends around at all hours of the night, and the fact that you don't have to sacrifice performance for those extra doors is one of my favorite things about this car and cars like it. Most importantly, it's fun to drive! Unfortunately having a pocket-rocket like this can cause you to drive unsafely, so exercise some caution while driving it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's fun!

Cons: Flimsy interior, be gentle!

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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02 Spec-v: Great Price For Great Performance. — This is my first "sports" car but it handles like a dream. The stock handling is the best part of the car. Imagine a Sentra with a 2.5 Altima motor stuffed in it with good suspension and sway bars. It also has some sort of variable valve timing much like V-Tech and an exhaust that claims to do the same when the RPM's climb. It takes a lot of its styling from the Skyline its older brother which has made quite a name for itself.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handling

Cons: Gearbox

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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This Car Is A Must-own — honestly, i love this car with all my heart, i am glad i spent the money on my ride, this is by far the best car that i have ever owned. I would highly recommend this car for someone to own

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

Pros: This car is fast as hell!!!

Cons: Nothing

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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02 Spec V — i like me 2002 nissan sentra ser spec v even thous the 6 speed trans hurts 1/4 mile times it make the car fun to drive and good in the twistes, i have made about 34 mpg on the higway.

Pros: 6speed, suspioson setup, gass millage

Cons: QR25 realiblty, lack of high gear power

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Two Thumbs Up! — As an entry level tuner toy, this is a great car. The boxy sedan looks are unfortunate, but the 'wolf in sheep's clothing' effect is something I like, and people who know will recognize the red 'R' on the badge, and it's significance. The suspension upgrades make this car extremely agile, and the extra power features, in combination with the v-tech engine and 6 speed transmission really make the car scoot. Easy on gas, especially considering the sporty build, and I never had to do anything other than scheduled maintenance in the entire time of ownership.

Pros: A great mix of the fun and practical. Great bang for the buck.

Cons: Might not be enough pop for a serious gearhead.

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Sentra Spec V — good acceleration, sleeper, no repairs and i have ownded for two years, not good apearance to start with but i have done a lot to make it look betterr. not expensive to own but insurance is very high. higher then a 350z. Very fun to drive

Pros: performance

Cons: look

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Overall A Fun Drive — Overall has tons of power right off the line, but the wheel hop seems to have lots of pull through first and second gear. First gear only lasts 10 mph too. Overall a great car to drive and fun to drive across town every day. A steal for 6,000 dollars. Comes with a rather flashy red/black interior with a Rockford Fosgate deck and 10" sub. 6 speed manual keeps you happy too. Only major problems I have heard about involve pushing the car beyond what it was meant to do, and doing so has a rather terrible costs of the blown engine kind.

Pros: Great speed for the price

Cons: Low MPG in a need for high MPG

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Ser — good acceleration and low end power for a 4 banger. poor handling and ride quality. cool interior fun as hell to drive but I should have bought a VW. gas mialage could be better 27 mpg. nissan know how to make a car sporty

Pros: 6 speed 2.5L CVTC

Cons: ride quality

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Spec-v — This car was great, I would have kept it much longer but I got a really good deal on my new car. Plus a buddy wanted to buy it so... Car was the best bang for buck, handled great and was surprizingly fast.

Pros: Handling, speed,

Cons: tires are expensive with no tracktion control lol

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2021 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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It is good, but I need to active Eco mode every time I start the car. Thats not nice. Read More

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2020 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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Love it its great. Would love to have it. Read More

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The Nissan has been running really well it has been a good start with the new car. Read More

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Solid car. Great price. Peppy on Highway Lots of leg room. Happy with purchase Read More

2018 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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Missing Power seats Seat warmer Overall, this car is a really great value Read More

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2017 Nissan Sentra Reviews

Review By Angela

This car had every feature I wanted including CD player no features are missing. Nissans are excellent cars I made a wonderful choice. I also like the Toyota Corolla but I like my name but I like my... Read More

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