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1998 Nissan Sentra Sedan


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Nissan Sentra Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.6 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 115 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 25/35 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Nissan Sentra

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Affordable and functional transportation.

  • Cons

    Not much to look at.

  • What's New for 1998

    A new Sentra SE debuts, sporting the same 140-horespower engine and styling cues found in the 200SX SE-R coupe. Other changes include an…

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Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (43 total reviews)

1997 nissan sentra

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Vehicle: 1997 Nissan Sentra

I owned the GXE Automatic for 14 years until my accident, and loved it. There are still many on the road. This was a great car!

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Gas mileage is good

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Vehicle: 1997 Nissan Sentra

i have the AT..bought this car used from some man whose daughter hit a deer in it(driver side headlight area). i got it fixed for a good price. It has 250k miles but it runs GREAT. Good car for someone living on a tight budget(im a college Kid) i use it to go back and forth to school mostly and gas mileage is still good. i can go almost 2wks on a full tank. with only a little hp and torque, it really knows how to use it even at 65+ it still goes strong(better than my friends 08 civic). i am 5'10'' so room is an issue especially when riding people in the back.

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Vehicle: 1997 Nissan Sentra

I love my Sentra, I got it for my 16th birthday. It gets great gas mileage, about 35 mpg, when on empty it only takes $25 to fill it up. It has pretty good get up and go for a four cylinder, faster than a honda civic off the go. The seats are kinda stiff but other than that its a nice interior. It has power everything, and even keyless remote entry. There pretty nice cars for their year. I personally like it better than its Toyota or honda competitors. Fun cars to play with and customize. One thing i don't like about it is that its not very safe, no ABS, no side-compact airbags, very light design, and poor stability on the road. Great car, fast for what it is, and attractive for what it is.

Gas Mileage


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  • 35
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Full 1998 Nissan Sentra Review

What's New for 1998

A new Sentra SE debuts, sporting the same 140-horespower engine and styling cues found in the 200SX SE-R coupe. Other changes include an exterior freshening that features new front and rear fascias.

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starling as well. I previously owned a 89 Nissan Sentra and did not replace the clutch until 102,000 miles. At 65,000 or so miles the AC started making a strange noise and I was advise the air condit...

as for nissan reliability, I've posted it many times but, I've owned 3 nissan vehicles. 2 long term. my 07 altima is only a year old. my first nissan was a 1990 sentra that I traded in with 220k mi...

I bought a nissan sentra on jan. 15th and a week later it was in the shop for a bad catyalitic converter.I had to ,or have to buy an exhust manifold also,because the two comes in one piece.Its going t...