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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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
Sebastien writes:
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2 Blown Engines In 60000km — Bad transmission (clunky, first gear too short, second too long), suspension so-so, rims that bends on the first pot-hole, engine with lots of torque, but could rev higher, and the most gaz-guzzling 4 cylinder engine I've ever seen.

Pros: Cheap.

Cons: Reliability, build quality, transmission

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2002 Nissan SentraReview
maysmint14 writes:
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Both The Company And Their Product Are Unreliable And Untrustworthy — I have had my Nissan Sentra since 2002, the year it was manufactured and from the second year on, I have had nothing but issue after issue. My car has the same exact issues that other Sentras have had that have been recalled, but Nissan refuses to put my car under the recall. I have had the same part (the part that was recalled in other Sentras) replaced twice AT MY EXPENSE, in four years. Nissan would not even pay for a rental car. I have contacted district, regional and corporate and not one individual would assist me in anyway, and I was calm and polite although very frustrated. My car stalls and shuts down when at low speeds, which as you can imagine, is VERY dangerous. I will never ever recommend or purchase another Nissan product. Buyer beware.

Pros: Car fits into small parking spaces, decent gas milage

Cons: Horrendous automobile and company

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Good Car — It had a recall which gave us a brand new engine. Pot holes took their toll on the rims

Pros: Fast, sporty, fun to drive

Cons: Easy to get in trouble with it

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Fun Ride And 6 Speed W Fosgate!?! — I loved this car for how it accelerated and drove. I didn't like the car for how cheap it was. Knobs falling off, speakers scratching, and steering wheel grinding.

Pros: Fun Ride with good sound, High torque.

Cons: Cheap

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Quick, Has Pretty Good Torque. With Mild Suspension Work, It Handles Great. —

When I first drove it, it seemed pretty quick. I bought it, put some parts on it, and found out it needed a new motor, just recently got the motor replaced and put some more performance parts on it. With the tein coilovers on it, the thing handles like a dream. Sticks to the corners hard. Good amount of torque for a 4 cylinder. Approximately 210 tq to the flywheel, 165-175 to the wheels. These cars need to be watched, and you have to know what you're getting into. They're built in mexico, so they are definitely not without their flaws. Watch out for the stock exhaust manifold that holds a pre-catalytic converter. If you drive it hard at all, it will fail. That's why I had to buy a new motor. The screws that hold the butterfly valves in the intake manifold are not loctited from the factory, so get that done, otherwise if you hit 5100 rpms and above at full throttle very often, those butterfly valves will open up and eventually the screws will come loose and go through your motor. All in all, if you know what you're getting into and get a decent price on one with good compression (please check the compression before buying it), pick it up. If you're going to pay 12k at a dealer, don't waste your money, there are better cars out there for that much.

Pros: A good deal of easy, cheap mods. Good torque for a 4 banger. Good stock stereo.

Cons: Cheap door panels, made in mexico, problems with motor (see full review)

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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V-tech Killer!! — Awsome car, reat power, even better handling, potential to beat most cars on the road with only a few bolt on mods.

Pros: 6-speed tranny, big motor small car,17 stock rims, great styling

Cons: Nissan decided to use the cheap bolts on the exaust manifold...if not fix could lead to blown motor!!

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-RReview
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My Lil Gas Guzzler, Great For Baby! — The sports family car. Handles great, keeps up with most cars. My baby laughs when I make sharp turns at break-neck speeds.

Pros: Quick, Extremely Fun to drive!

Cons: Bad gas mileage.  I average 19 mpg with this 4 cyl.

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
Cesar writes:
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Nice To Look At, Fun To Ride. — I like my car alot. No big problems, if your race the tires skid alot on the lower gears. They come pretty quick stock, i saw a video on you tube of a 500hp 3something torque.

Pros: Turning, handling, speed. Custom leather, AEM intake.

Cons: The ass that had it before didn't take care of it.

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2002 Nissan Sentra GXEReview
Nico3d3 writes:
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Small Reliable Car But, Not Interesting To Drive — I owned this car for one year. I appreciated its reliability, especially knowing that you don't have to worry with the timing belt changes cause it use a timing chain.

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:14,000

Pros: Reliable car

Cons: No real driving pleasure.

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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-RReview
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Good Car And I Would Recommend — Performance-good acceleration, 170hp, great handling and braking Build Quality-replaced front tires with bridgestone tires, replaced air filter, and changed belts due to squeeking Mods-Sony radio w/custom fit speakers, HIDS 6000K (white),Custom Muffler, K&N air filter, aftermarket tailights, oranger interior LEDS, new spark plugs, new tires Soon to come-35%tints, RS front lip kit, 18" Motegi Racing FF7 rims, headlight eyelids, sunroof wind deflector, interior and exterior LEDS

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good power, good styling, excellent handling, can apply many mods to it

Cons: Dont hate the color but wish it was black,red, or white

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