2012 Nissan Sentra User Reviews

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Users ranked 2012 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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    2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SReview
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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
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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
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    Drives very smooth gas saver nice looks
    vs2012 Chevrolet Cruze
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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
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    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 SR Review
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    vs2012 Hyundai Sonata SE
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    Power Ranked 2012 Hyundai Sonata SE 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 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 worse.
    "The Sentra just has a more sportier look overall."
    Back Seats Ranked 2012 Hyundai Sonata SE 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 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 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
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    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
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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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    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

    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

    2009 Nissan Sentra Reviews

    Okay Car By migration_kbalabi

    Very reliable, drives okay, great on maintenance but no power. I would have loved the interior seats to be darker in color because I have kids (but I got this on a great deal, so can,t complain). Over... Read More

    Fun By Terrell

    The only mod that I currently have is exhaust, so there isn't a whole lot for me to say at the moment. Great acceleration,good braking,handles like a glove & the stock Rockford audio system is pretty ... Read More

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