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2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V - Consumer Reviews

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SE-R Spec V 2.5L 4-cyl. 6-speed Manual - (95 reviews )
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By suave0007
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2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V SE-R Spec V 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6M)


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I bought my Spec v in Jan. of 2003 that is the best car I have ever owned. The speed the car has is great. It's a quick car and good on gas. Just the wheels are very weak.


Best Features

Six speed transmission and big a big horsepower.


Worst Features

Make stonger wheels


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I love it!
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By waynoka
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2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V SE-R Spec V 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6M)


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I bought this car in April, and I've loved every minute of it. Had already tested Mazdaspeed, Eclipse GT, Celica GT-S, Subaru WRX. Found this one more fun to drive than Mits or Toyota. WRX was really nice, but pricey. Mazda was closest, but the dealership sucked (Dobbs in Memphis). This car has great power in all gears, looks flashy in yellow, won't be confused with other Sentras, and is a joy to drive. Great craftsmanship, materials are very sturdy, everything feels very tight. I skipped the fosgate stereo. Also avoid the stripes down the sides, definitely don't pay for them. Floor mats look great but aren't necessary.


Best Features

Pros: moonroof; six-speed is fun, SE-R knob; nice looking rims/wheels; aggressive grill; big torque; remote trunk opener; dash storage compartment; standard stereo is above average


Worst Features

Cons: red on black gauges are very difficult to see... you can't tell if you're speeding or not. Yellow attracts policemen; every chump with a Saturn wants to race. ok cupholders, a little tight. Range on remote is limited, you seem to have to be right in front of car.


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


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THIS CAR ROCKS!!! ILOVE IT FAST AND FUN


Best Features

KICK BUT ENGINE AND A SIX SPEED


Worst Features

ALL SEASON PERFORMANCE TIRE


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Bang For Your Buck...
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By MPMSpecV
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2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V SE-R Spec V 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6M)


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purchased 12/31/02 for about $17,600. loaded less ABS and side airbags..base model is only $16.2K !! i've owned a 450+ hp NOS mustang and my specV isn't dissapointing when you campare apples to apples -- a compact sedan with 7 sec 0-60mph, 15.5 1/4 mile and razor sharp handling and 6 speed for $16-18K. remember, at these prices each $2K equates to 10% more. Don't even think about the neon srt4 - at least $20K IF you can find one!) The specV is pure value..nothing fancy inside or out to jack up the price, just above average performance with great price and quality -- certainly worthy of a test drive if you're shopping around.


Best Features

Price, Acceleration & Handling, 6- speed, awesome 17" rims, Quality, 4 doors and trunk space with pass thru.


Worst Features

clearer tach & mph display, reach 60mph in 2nd gear before redline, redesigned rear end to match the great looking front end.


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


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Very impressed overall. Got a great price, and I am very happy with the performance. Great buy just coming out of college. Has plenty of guts, but still gets almost 30 mpg. A friend with a '00 civic si loves it. Overall, higly recommended.


Best Features

6-speed, stereo, front seat comfort, sunroof


Worst Features

For the money, i wouldn't expect anything more. Race enthusiasts are begging for a turbo... probably already in the works for '05


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