by CdnTeacher on Dec 27, 2008 Vehicle: 1999 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
I am selling my Sentra after driving it since 2002 (bought off a lease). Overall, it's been a super car: great gas mileage, no major repairs. Not the sportiest looking and very bare bones inside, but it's taken me many miles and been very reliable. A/C stopped working last summer (not fixed), trunk no longer openable by key, some rust on body. Had to fix clutch, A/C once before in 2002, brakes but other than that, no major problems.
by Agbhlhs on Mar 29, 2008 Vehicle: 1999 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
I have had this car for 1 year and 5 months and have had only slight problems. I had to replace my struts and exhaust manifold gasket. I also had to replace the ac compressor after 100000 miles. Otherwise the car has been great. I will have to replace the cv boot. I love this car it has been great!!
by BBB on May 13, 2006 Vehicle: 1999 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
I bought this car brand new in 1999. A few annoying problems appeared while using it. First, my horn would go off without any warning while I was making sharp turns (especially, on very hot days). Second, I had to change brake drums after 5 years of driving it (my Toyota after 9 years did not have her brake drums changed yet). Third, some exhaust sensor broke down, and my orange Maintenance light would be constantly on. I did not fix it, since it would cost me money and wasn't critical to driving. So I'm pretty disappointed with the car overall. Frankly, I'll never buy a Nissan again. On a positive side, I had a really major car accident with a tractor trailer and I lived, so it's a safe car
by CanadianDriver on Mar 4, 2005 Vehicle: 1999 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
I bought this car used in 2002 and it's been very reliable, which is important for someone like me who knows squat about cars. Gas mileage is excellent. The only problems have been replacing the clutch cable, a/c leak, and a bit of rust. The seats are comfortable and the car is easy to maneuver. The heating and a/c come on quickly and work well. The cup holders are awkward because they block the radio and clock. It doesn't accelerate overly well and my friends tell me it's ugly (which it is), but it was a lot cheaper pound for pound than a Civic and frankly, a better investment.
by TWill on Mar 20, 2004 Vehicle: 1999 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
Great car, requires little more than
an oil change and tires. NEVER have
had mechanical repair in FOUR YEARS.
The brakes are not even worn down yet!
It is a small car though .... thats my
only gripe, cant really complain about
Hi there! Have enjoyed hearing about early 1990's and early 2000 Sentras but see very little about 1999 Sentras. I can take that one of two ways: 1) the '99 was a great model year and has few issues...
First off, let me say i sympathize with you on your problematic experieince with your nissan sentra. Ironically, i've owned 3 (2 sentras and a 200SX) and never experienced a problem with either. I'm...
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