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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
MSRP
$19,090
Invoice
$18,144
Average Price Paid
$18,210
2,188 listings nationwide

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2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
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S FWD
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3 Dr SC1 Coupe
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$19,004
18 listings nationwide

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2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,545
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

For 38 years, Nissan has peddled the Sentra as its definitive starter car. It’s a household name like Civic, Corolla, and Jetta—all of which are brand-new or have been refreshed in the...

2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe

Taking its cue from the Soup Nazi in "Seinfeld," Saturn said no more S-Series wagons for you in 2002. More importantly, 2002 marked the last year of production for the S-Series. This m...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
40
GuruKTKX7 writes:
Good by looks but not as powerful
Power Ranked 2020 Hyundai Elantra SEL Sedan FWD better.
"Horse power"
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Hyundai Elantra SEL Sedan FWD worse.
"Ok ok"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Hyundai Elantra SEL Sedan FWD worse.
"Ok"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Hyundai Elantra SEL Sedan FWD worse.
"Spacious"
2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
5
GuruRR1RY writes:
Most reliable fun car Ive ever owned... hands down!
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2002 Honda Accord EX worse.
"Lots of room"
Family Car Ranked 2002 Honda Accord EX better.
"4 door as opposed to the 3 door smaller interior of the Sc2"
Kmcdaniel196 writes:
Great looking and rides really nice and is very good on gas.
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STouchton 2002 Saturn S-Series 3 Dr SC1 CoupeReview:

Reliable And Efficient — This was my first financed car. I was always happy with it, and it never left me stranded anywhere. ...

Specs

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD
2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
39 MPG
32 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
149 hp @ 6,400 RPM
100 hp @ 5,000 RPM
100 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
114 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
114 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
9.3:1
9.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,900 cc
1,900 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
3.23 in x 3.54 in
3.23 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 2 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 44 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 31 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 11.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 910 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.7 in 180.5 in
Width 71.5 in 68.2 in
Height 56.9 in 53 in
Wheelbase 106.8 in 102.4 in

Available Options

2020 Nissan Sentra
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Fresh Powder
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
2002 Saturn S-Series
3 Dr SC1 Coupe

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