2005 Nissan Sentra Top Comparisons

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2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
Conway83 writes:
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Very Nice Sharp Looking Car, Very Fun And Nimble(for A Sedan) To Drive — This was one of my favorite cars i've had untill my current LSJ saturn Redline, was a great car Untill Nissan came and repossesed it. Did not have the time to do any mods would have been fun to mod out Great Family + fun car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very fun car for non power adder car all N/a

Cons: tricky 6th gear , Reverse lockout broke and was not "transmission" problem so no warranty fix left it broke, terrible wheelhop / shudder

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2005 Nissan Sentra SE-RReview
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Excellent Value — Great on gas,fun to drive and no mechanical problems what so ever.The SE package makes it a little sportier with the spoiler and 16 inch wheels with a nice stereo system it also has better safety features in the abs brakes and side airbags.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The Rockford Fosgate stereo

Cons: Small back seat

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2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Fast!!!!! — very fast, cold air intake, just lowered it, 200 HP 195 TQ, hood scoop, polished headlights, this car is meant for racing.black 6-spoke rims, very fun to drive on a highway, this car blew a grand am sport off the rode 0-60: 6.7 quarter mile: 14.8 no repairs needed at all!

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

Pros: sporty

Cons: there isn't

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2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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I Like It, It's Sporty But Not A Sports Car. It Needs Help, But They're Not Bad Cars. — Its a fun car to drive, not great though. It needs some more power for sure. It is full of quirks and things that don't work. The fuel pumps don't hold pressure in the line, so it takes a while of priming to start. The window regulators are junk. The brakes leave something to be desired, although it will stop quickly. Gas mileage is a joke, 20mpg in town average from a 2.5 is horrible. Oh, it's ugly too, but like a pug. It's so ugly that I like it.

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

Pros: Fun, economical spirited driver

Cons: Not a reliable commuter for DD use.

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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8Review
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Mechanically Ok, Body Not — Performance: everything is good Build quality: pretty good until crashed Appearance: it could use some work Cost of ownership: about 25 a week for gasoline, 20 a month for oil change Fun factor: Many people enjoy my car - almost has a legendary status

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: performance

Cons: body work

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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 SReview
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Avoid At All Cost — Build Quality- Car lost reverse gear out of nowhere also having problems w/torque converter, the two rear windows also just stopped working out the blue and the front passenger one is probably next Appearance- The window trim is cracking off

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: If you have nothing else to drive

Cons: Its crap

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2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Nissan Owns — Good acceleration with 180 lb of torque stock. Good handling but need a new tire. Front break rotor needs to be replaced, left channel audio needs to be fixed. Real fun to drive having an Apexi N1 exhaust, Megan racing header w/o cat, and an AEM cold air intake.

Pros: 4-door, light, 2.5L engine

Cons: Known to get transsmission issues, not small 4-cylinder high mpg

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2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Great Car For A College Student!! — I love my baby! It definitely turn necks when I'm crusing. Fast acceleration, handling use to be better, steering squeeks, need to get it fix. Good gas mileage, fun to drive, 6-speed. Appearances are great!! especially with the sunroof on summer ;] But I deffinitely recommend a Spec V to anyone, just keep in mind its not the fastest ride on the road..

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good looks, fast, affordable, reliable, great for a commuter, good factory stereo system.

Cons: steering, cup holders

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2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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An Excellent Small Sports Sedan With Great Value. —

My Spec-V was the first car I found when looking for a car to replace my archaic '89 Taurus wagon, and I couldn't have been happier with it. It came with everyone I wanted and nothing I did not; the 2.5 liter engine provide ample power, it handled the corners with ease thanks to the slick tired, added limited slip differential and upgraded shocks/dampers- without compromising ride quality-, the interior was basic but functional and well-designed, the exterior was attractive without being too conspicuous, and it was overall a great car to own. It wasn't as economical as other small sedans, due to the larger engine, but the low-end torque helped it maintain decent fuel economy. Overall the Sentra SE-R Spec-V is a great car for anyone who wants a sporty economy sedan. Unfortunately, I got in a hit and run- a driver in a F-150 hit me and ran off-, which resulted in my car being totaled, so my time with this machine was cut short. Still, the passenger and I sustained no injuries despite the speed the F-150 hit us at- rear end collision-, which is a testament to the Sentra's build quality and safety.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun to drive, relatively economical, as practical as a regular Sentra

Cons: Gear-shift was a bit rough at times.

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2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec VReview
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Great Fwd Sports Car. — Like all my cars, I need one that can hug the corners. This one has all the versatility of a small sedan, and still rips into the twisties. Best design years were 2004-2006. New style is too heavy; Older styles didn't have the best suspension, brakes or options packages. These years also have Awesome visibility... a must when racing random strangers on a busy highway.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 6 speed manual, good torque, awesome suspension

Cons: brakes suck.  And if you really want RWD, this car ain't got it.

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2021 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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