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2003 Nissan Sentra

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2003 Sentra S-ER
Performance
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By jay-c
on

Vehicle

2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I really like this car. Other than
the less than perfect transmission
shift quality and bumpy ride mentioned
below, there has not been much to
complain about. Interior trim
details, such as the HVAC controls
seem a little cheap, but they work
fine. Plus this car will smoke Civics
at a stoplight.


Best Features

Love the front end styling. Good amount of features for the money. Good performance.


Worst Features

Clunky transmission(5-speed). Rough ride. Hondas are more refined.


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Your info is wrong!
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Dar
on

Vehicle

2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 4A)


Review

Your info listed for this car is
wron! There are many more options
than you list. You have 'not
available' listed for many things that
are available! I have auto
locks/windows/ mirrors, front interior
map lights,vanity mirrors on both
sides, abs brakes, split seats in the
rear that fold down w/ acces to the
trunk, alarm system that shuts the
engine down if someone tries to steal
it, cd player and other things. So,
please list that these things are
available. Thanks!


Best Features

Compartments in dashboard, overhead and console to hold sunglasses, phone chargers, etc....


Worst Features

Heavier metal on doors to prevent dings!


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Good Enough to Buy it Twice
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By 03SpecV
on

Vehicle

2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6M)


Review

I purchased my second '03 Spec V
yesterday. I had my first one for
about 4 months and was rearended, and
2 weeks later before I got the damage
fixed, a 16 yr old pulled out in front
of me totalling the car. I put 7,000
miles on it in that short time. After
shopping around again, I could not
bring myself to buy the ugly 04 Spec
(Nissan's design team shouldn't have
messed with the front of the car).
Even though I paid $1200 more than my
first one, I still bought another (RF
stereo included this time). I have all
options on the new one except
the "safety" package(ABS, side
airbags) and still paid under $17500
including shipping costs.


Best Features

Handling is excellent, and good torque available to accelerate without downshifts. Front end Skyline styling (Why did Nissan change this on the '04s????? - Now all Sentras look the same, from an XE to a Spec V!).


Worst Features

The 5th gear was difficult to find at first. Torque Steer has been an issue that everyone complains about. Rear end needs to be restyled.


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hmm...
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By dissapointed too.
on

Vehicle

2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 4A)


Review

nissan should much care about the
interior quility and service dept. dash
board got peeled off after 4months
drive. service dept got replaced
dashboard but it took 4days..huh..the
worst is they'done really clumsy
work..glues are all over the
window..missing parts..gaps...


Worst Features

service quality and build quality..


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Happy...but..
Performance
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Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
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Exterior Design
Build Quality
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By jeff65
on

Vehicle

2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I just bought a 2003 sentra gxe w/ road
package on clearance. It is a nice car
but I am questioning the integrity of
the paint and interior components. It
has been two weeks and nearly 1600
miles so far. On the first day
the "coin draw" fell off and by the
second week there have been some
concerns with the paint quality.
Overall t has been a fun car to drive
with road package. It was my fall back
car due to the deal I received
($11000). I test drove the jetta wagon
mazda protege and lastly the Sentra. I
actually wanted a wagon but fell in
love with the smooth ride, tight
clutch, and looks of the sentra.


Best Features

cd player, rear fold down seats!!! 2 ac adaptors, sunglass holder, gas mileage.


Worst Features

better paint quality, sturdier interior components, and better speakers


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