by Great Car on Jun 23, 2009 Vehicle: 2000 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
I bought this car new at the end of 2001. Because it was an XE with a 5sp manual it was still on the lot. For the first 100k it had very few problems, and they were covered under warranty. A new catalytic converter and a fuel pump were all that went wrong. The clutch lasted until 115k. Now that I have 140k on it, I've had to replace the rack and pinon steering and needed some engine repairs for rough idling. Overall, I love this car and for the mileage it has needed few repairs.
by aubreym on Oct 2, 2008 Vehicle: 2000 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
I bought Sally the Sentra the summer after I graduated high school. It has been 5 years and I have not had one single complaint! It gets excellent gas mileage, it is fun to drive, still peppy even with 100,000 miles on it. There was a recall on it right after I got it, and when it was fixed it got better mileage than the sticker said. I would keep it forever, we just need something a little roomier.
by flasentra on Jun 11, 2005 Vehicle: 2000 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
I had a 1993 that made it to 178,000 miles but I doubt this one will make it that far. While it looks bigger and has a little more room, the trunk is still too small, and with a pretty much stripped down version, I miss things like intermittant wipers, light in the trunk, better fabric on the seats, cruise control... they make a diff. The plastic on the front headlights on both discolor after two years and visors are crap. Windshield has a lot of scratches. Needs better acceleration/pickup. My big complaint is the service--go for an oil change, they try to sell $$$$ maintenance. I bought an inexpensive car because cash is in an issue, I don't have $$$$ to spend in maintenance.
by Scott on Jan 25, 2005 Vehicle: 2000 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
Avoid the 2000 Nissan Sentra at all cost. I have already put a new transmission in and just spent around $1,000 to get an inspection sticker. I found out that the car was assembled in Mexico. I will never buy another Nissan.
by nsentra on Apr 22, 2004 Vehicle: 2000 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
I only bought this car as this was the
only dealer that would give me credit..
but I am very happy with it. Starts
well, the driver seat is so comftable I
dont need a cushion like I do on many
other cars I have driven, it looks good
and its FAST - Iv done over 100 in it,
very nippy with controlls well laid out
altogether a pleasure to drive. The
back seats look a little crapmed but I
have actually never sat in it as a
passenger and none of my passengers
have really complained, so it cant be
by ion on Mar 20, 2003 Vehicle: 2000 Nissan Sentra XE 4dr Sedan
88,000 miles and nary a problem. I
love the handling, the speed the growl
of the motor. I have outmaneuvered
many more powerful and supposedly
better handling vehicles with the
expectant higher price tag all over the
Rockies and the Sierras, as ell as PCH
up to Frisco. I have 205s but will
change them back to 195s as the
difference is only minimal.
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