2008 Nissan Sentra User Reviews

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    2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R Review
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    35

    My 2008 Sentra Se-r — I replaced my 94 Sentra XE with the 08 SE-R and could not be happier. I do wish it had a few more bells & whistles like the radio controls in the steering wheel and break away mirrors. The CVT transmission is smooth and works well as an automatic or in manual mode with the paddle shifters. My only problem was a defective tire. A bubble showed up out of no where that Nissan said must have been road conditions. It was about $300 to replace. It is decent on gas about 27-30 mpg for a city/hwy combo. Hey I live in NYC! That is great with all the stop and go traffic we have. It does get a good hwy run each day though.

    Pros: looks great, sounds great, a real head turner

    Cons: no break away mirrors, sunglass holder sticks

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    2008 Nissan Sentra S Review
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    Just So-so — based on the altima's standout performance, i expected the sentra to be right there as well. i was wrong. the sentra is adequate at best. it's underpowered and not as agile as you'd expect. overall it is not that great of a car. it gets good fuel economy, but it's just so-so for the class. however, i will recommend it because it is not a bad car, just not a good one.

    Pros: build quality.

    Cons: acceleration, agility, so-so acceleration for class.

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    2008 Nissan Sentra Base Review
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    25

    Sentra — put in a subwoofer and my bumper started to rattle a couple weeks later other that that i love the car and the way it looks. i bought it brand new and love to drive it. its not so performance driven because its only a base model but its still got some kick to it.

    Pros: design looks

    Cons: build quality

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    2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V Review
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    Amazing Car. — I love my car because it's awesome. For the price I've payed for, it has the best performance. It's also the fastest car for that class. It's really good on gas and since I got 6 years of warranty, I won't have to worry too much about maintance. It's really fun to drive since it's standard.

    Pros: Awesome performance.

    Cons: Looks like a turtle...

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    2008 Nissan Sentra S Review
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    My First Car — This was my first car, purchased new in June 2008. It was plenty zippy for me, handling was decent, and it had a comfortable ride. Fuel economy was on par with other cars in it's class, and the interior styling was great. One thing that bothered me is that there is a rattle between the door panel and the edge of the front door (on both sides). I have an appointment scheduled to fix it, but haven't yet solved the problem. Also, the paint seems to be extremely thin all the way around the car. In the first month of ownership I had two rock chips. I'd also gotten a rock chip on the windshield during the second month of ownership. More than likely because I drive on a road constantly full of rock haulers. Overall, it's a solid little car with decent build quality, a fresh apperance, and plenty of power and fuel economy out of it's 2 liter engine. The price I paid was well below what it's competitors cost (I paid $13,900 for the 2.0S with a six speed manual). Would I buy it again? More than likely. It's affordable, and gets the job done.

    Pros: Fuel economy, ride quality, interior

    Cons: Paint depth, some body panels rattle

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    2008 Nissan Sentra S Review
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    Nissan Sentras Rock — I love my little car! It's got great styling, it's made well, and it gets incredible gas mileage. The mpg is what's the most attractive about it. It didn't hurt that I had a great buying experience as well. The guys at South Point were amazing. I REALLY feel I got a great deal on my car....no kidding!

    Pros: Styling, mpg, lots of room

    Cons: Driver seat rattles when I turn corners....dealer is fix it it!

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    2008 Nissan Sentra S Review
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    Sweet Car — My first car, so I don't know how it compares to many other cars, but it has a lot of features, and has a great interior. Silver in color, nice to drive, good audio system, what else can I say? Also it gets 34 miles per gallon, so it is nice considering gas prices now. Safe, too.

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: None

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    2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R Review
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    Good Bang For Your Buck — This car is great the a person looking for a nice 4 door with lots of power. Nice to drive and easy on gas. Very easy to upgrade. Mine now has more torque than the SPEC V model.

    Pros: GREAT ON GAS

    Cons: SUSPENSION COULD BE A LITTLE TIGHTER

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    2008 Nissan Sentra Review
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    Affordable, Efficient, Quiet And Cute... Kinda Like Me. — I bought my car on a whim- well, not totally a whim- I needed a car, my old car (2000 Kia Sephia) was dying very quickly and I knew I had limited time to get a new car.. My roommate has a new Sentra and I love hers so I got it.. Wasn't expensive, I paid around 17,500 for it (over the next 6 years haha!!) and I love it to pieces... I named it Sebastian.

    Pros: It goes when I need it to
    Safety features include: high-impact engine release, side curtain air bags, steel reinforced doors
    Will not lock if key fob is in car
    Stereo sounds good- not the loudest or fullest but definitely bumps
    Nice interior design
    Good amount of interior space- I get compliments on the roominess.

    Cons: Um.. it's got a little engine and accelerates at a high RPM- kinda sounds like a lawn mower sometimes :oP
    Oh and the visor hits the rear view mirror- that's not a big deal but it's all i could think of.

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    2008 Nissan Sentra Base Review
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    My Car — i love everything about my car. It runs great. i would recommend it to a friend. The performance: i can't really complain. The speakers are good with the sound.

    Pros: great with gas on the highway...

    Cons: none

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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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