2008 Nissan Sentra User Reviews

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Users ranked 2008 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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    2008 Nissan Sentra S Review
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    25

    Good For The Average Person — I wish I had gotten an SE-R, but I couldn't find one. I'm improving performance soon by installing coilovers and getting fully bolted by next year. There's also a supercharger in development that I may get when my warranty is up. The car is rly peppy and gets good gas mileage, so intend on keeping it no matter what. Unless I total it...lol.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: good gas mileage, nice interior

    Cons: cvt drone, kinda slow

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    2008 Nissan Sentra Base Review
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    95

    My Back-up Car — The Nissan Sentra is owned by my mother and drove by me mostly when my car is in the shop getting repairs. Build quality is amazing which Nissan is well known for. Great performance. Fun to drive. Not my dream car but its quality is great and should never be ignored.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Performance and Build Quality

    Cons: Base Model, Not a Z or GTR, Not a Huge Fan of 2 Door Cars

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    2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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    25

    Overall Good Car, Fun To Drive And I Would Recommend It To Anyone. — Performance is good for a cheap car. 215hp with I/E. Build quality could be better though. Appearance is great. I get a lot of compliments on it. Aftermarket support is somewhat lacking though. Overall good car, fun to drive and I would recommend it to anyone.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fun, looks good, cheap

    Cons: Not the most reliable. Has had several minor issues.

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    2008 Nissan Sentra S Review
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    25

    Sentra — 33 MPG CVT automatic transmission means you get smooth, constant acceleration, but I did buy an economy car. It is slow. Cheapest new car I think I will ever own. All the maintenance was free for the first 75k miles

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: $$$$$

    Cons: It's stupid slow

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    2008 Nissan Sentra S Review
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    35

    Awesome!! — gr8 car...It's worth every single penny for the price that I paid.... The sound system is the best feature and car is very fuel efficient. The maintenance doesn't cost much and make sure that you don't buy the extended warranty...

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Nice interiors, surround system, good brakes, fuel efficient....

    Cons: shaky suspension

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    2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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    Beeee Sixteen Spec — Decent acceleration, good brakes, good handling. Very good build quality, doesn't squeak as much as the b15 specs. Its a 20k sports economy car so you get what you pay for. I like the appearance of my prius err I mean sentra. Very fun to drive, 6 spd with a short shifter is always fun.

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

    Pros: no problems at all

    Cons: Its a sentra lol..

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    2008 Nissan Sentra SL Review
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    Sturdy,sharp Looks,comfortable — before purchasing,I drove and researched civic,corolla,and elantra;the corolla is good,though outdated;the elantra was,well,lets just say it was'nt my cup of tea....however,the sentra,w/leather,power everything,digital readouts for distance to empty,mpg,etc.,did it for me.Try it,you'll see.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: all the above

    Cons: resale value

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    2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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    Love It — Loce the acceleration on take off, braking could be better since it should come with Brembo brakes... handling is not that great... the most impressive feature is its speed and ability to pick up acceleration. overall i love this car

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

    Pros: Speed

    Cons: Gas

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    2008 Nissan Sentra Review
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    The 2008 Nissan Sentra With The Cvt Transmission Is A Piece Of Junk — I bought a 2008 nissan sentra with the cvt transmission. At 30,000 miles the transmission sounded loud. I brought it to the dealership and they blamed it on 4 feathered tires. These tires were the second set of tires on the car with only 14,000 on them. At 60,000 miles the noise got even louder. Brought it back to Nissan and they said that the transmission was shot and they would not pay for it because it was over the 60,000 mile warranty. Still fighting with Nissan to pay to fix it. Would not recommend this car to anyone. If you want a real Jap car go to Toyota.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: no positives

    Cons: transmission broken

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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    2008 Nissan Sentra Base Review
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    Simple For That College Student — Overall, I do love this little base car! I bought mine certified,pre-owned with 48k miles on it. It's only 1 year old, even tho it has 48k miles, those were mostly highway miles since it was a company car. I see it as perfectly broken in. Base cars from other car brands did NOT include powerwindows or doorlocks, but MINE DOES! (Yay!) The ride is nice. Very quiet and has a nice new hum to it. I enjoy the overall appearance. Wonderful for me, since I am in college and need something with great looks and great gas milage. The price was amazing as well! I could not have asked for better price, looks, gas milage, and looks. The get-up-and-go of the car is a little less from what I am use to, only owned one car previously, but am enjoying the smooth ride. I just bought it today, and already people were checking it out. (Gotta love that bold, blood-red color! Hehe.)

    Pros: Price, MPG, Looks, Interior, Smooth Sailin'

    Cons: Little slower than what I'm personally use to

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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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