Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 43 Total Reviews
Write a review

Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
Buy what you really want
By New Dad on
Vehicle
1997 Nissan Sentra GXE 4dr Sedan
Review
This is a smart, practical choice for a low-budget commuter with a small family. Gas mileage experienced was 3- 4 MPG above EPA estimates. Repairs were infrequent and inexpensive. You can put 4 tires on this car for $100! That being said, all 5-speed Sentra / 200SX have a design flaw in the gearbox. Third gear is notoriously weak, even in the SE-R. A new replacement transmission can run as high as $2,200. You may be able to get a used transmission installed for as little as $800, but that's on a car whose trade-in value is only $1,800.
Favorite Features
AC - It will freeze your teeth out. Engine - Low-powered, but bulletproof. Upholstery - Bland but wears very well.
Suggested Improvements
DESIGN A NEW 5-SPEED TRANSMISSION. It would benefit from a tachometer like the GLE. The optional 14" or after-market 15" rims at 6-6.5" width give a much more controlled feel with up to 185 width tires.
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT