2012 Nissan Sentra Top Comparisons

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2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SReview
Enes writes:
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I Am Impressed With This Car, Not Large, But Very Confy! — I have this car for two years. I used it for city and freeway driving. Four cylinder engine, but strong enough to handle AC here at all the time. Fuel efficiency proven, takes up to 380 miles city and freeway driving, combined! It does not take of the power with AC running at all the time, which has surprised me with 2.0 engine. Automatic CVT transmission is so reliable and smooth up the perfection. It is very stable and good at any driving condition.

Pros: Very efficient on fuel, still a lot of power for 4 cylinders engine. Comfortable for driving and very stable.

Cons: None

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2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SLReview
ksfoster writes:
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Great Daily Commuter — This car is a perfect commuter. I drive 60 miles round trip to work evry day and this car drives wonderfully. The navigation system is one of the better ones I have used and the XM satellite radio makes the trip much more enjoyable. Confortable seats, smooth engine and transmission, plenty of room inside and in the trunk. All around great car for driving to and from work and for the occasional long drive to the next city.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great gas mileage, surprisingly roomy.  The seats are extremely comfortable and it has plenty of power for a compact commuter.  Navigation system runs off of an SD card to its very easy to update.  Heated seats are great in the winter.

Cons: I really can't think of anything. Its a great little car.

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2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SL Review
foluke55 says:
Drives very smooth gas saver nice looks
vs2012 Chevrolet Cruze
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SL winning categories:
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Would Buy Ranked 2012 Chevrolet Cruze worse.
"Overall driving and handling of car."
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2012 Nissan Sentra Review
sweettie says:
good
vs2012 Ford Focus SEL Hatchback
2012 Nissan Sentra winning categories:
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2012 Nissan Sentra Review
Josiah says:
vs2012 Ford Fusion
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Handling Ranked 2012 Ford Fusion worse.
"Small, less fuel consumption and modern"
Value Ranked 2012 Ford Fusion better.
"Made of quality"
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 Review
RobbyCar says:
Very good looking car with all nice comfort and reliability.
vs2018 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition Sedan FWD
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2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 Review
GuruTZZD2 says:
vs2012 Toyota Corolla LE
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 winning categories:
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Looks/Style Ranked 2012 Toyota Corolla LE better.
"Showed the complete vehicle"
Family Car Ranked 2012 Toyota Corolla LE better.
"Its what a Toyota is."
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR Review
Patrick says:
vs2012 Hyundai Sonata SE FWD
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Power Ranked 2012 Hyundai Sonata SE FWD worse.
"Although the Sonata makes more power, it certainly doesnt act like it. The Continuously Variable Transmission in the Sentra makes it feel much power. It learns your driving techniques and if you have a lead-foot then the transmission will do its best to grant you that. Just remember these are 140 hp cars. "
Handling Ranked 2012 Hyundai Sonata SE FWD worse.
"Handling in the Sentra is just a lot more responsive than the Sonata, could be the shorter wheel space, but the car also coasts very straight."
Looks/Style Ranked 2012 Hyundai Sonata SE FWD worse.
"The Sentra just has a more sportier look overall."
Back Seats Ranked 2012 Hyundai Sonata SE FWD better.
"The Sentra is a compact sedan, so the back seats arent real spacious. The sonata has it beat there."
Value Ranked 2012 Hyundai Sonata SE FWD worse.
"The sonata has suffered recalls and many issues. My Sentra had no recalls, and has 100k+ and is still going strong."
Would Buy Ranked 2012 Hyundai Sonata SE FWD worse.
"I love this car and have enjoyed owning it. I would buy it over the sonata purely because of the looks, performance, and gas mileage."
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR Review
Oldbunny says:
Its the best car for the first person Driver and for the whole Family as well. Wonderfull performe, easy to handle and loaded with Option you ever dreams to have. Very great gas Server, 6 seconds to 60 mile speed, have a great kick-ups need in 3 dangerous sytuation to save my live without touch and scrach on bout oponents. have a great suspension and so quiet that yoiu may hear fly in the air. I love the GPS which not only runs and serve great but with loaded option.. Sample Im in Hanover, PA and wonder where to find gas station or restaurant or go to movie.. then ONE button hit on the Navigator to get full screan i color listings all arouds and surounded .. restaurants, gas station all busines and more.. I need fillups.. so I hit the on gast station and car already notice and ready to drive,, more I hit a movie cinema.using finger and car get ready to go in voice. This 5 years only now car are build as the future world cars will be builds all over. Lookin for good and efficient Car for single or Fammily .. go with this model which beside have as well the SunRoof as well as the MoonRoof too all auto.. and you never fills sorry...
vs2002 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Coupe
2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR winning categories:
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Handling Ranked 2002 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Coupe worse.
"Build with Navigator, Sunroof and Moonroof, Blutootth (hands free on phone), MPG 27city 34hvy, very easy handling I use to often drive with two fingers on Cruise Control to gain the best economy and very smooth runs. The ZX2 Coupe very chip in sale as used are havin many close options as the nissan in security as well in efficiency supported by Ford.. Its great gas saver as well, 100 miles under 3 gallons standard gasoline makes the miracle.. and only 3.08 gallon less MPG then avereage Toyota Prius the best Gas Saver in the world 51city, 43hvy."
Back Seats Ranked 2002 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Coupe worse.
"Fluffy and comfortable and roomie as well lookin and pleasure with touch anyway looks nice!"
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2021 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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2019 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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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

Review By WILLIAM

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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This car is very nice and amazing for a single person needing it for personal use. The gas mileage is great, if youre not planning to drive to many places other than work or the store. Highly recommen... Read More

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