2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6M)
After trying to find a used MaximaSE
manual for a couple of months, I decided
to go with the SpecV as my commuter car.
It doesn't have as much power as my
wife's Max SE, but it is very quick and
gets on the freeway with ease. I have an
80 mile commute, the limit is 65, but
traffic routinely moves at 70plus. Not a
problem cruising at 75, revs at 2700
with plenty to spare. Techwise, it's got
a lot of perks, which all combine to
make it an economy car with attitude.
This isn't your grandpa's Civic or
Corolla. Ready to race out of the box,
no after-market parts required. And at
$16312 it was a great deal. Best thing
is, I'm not one of the Civic or Corolla
or Jetta masses.
175hp, 6-speed, power moon roof, keyless
entry, seat cloth is like ballistic
nylon. Conservative sheet metal so you
don't have to race every hopped up Civic
that pulls up.
Lumbar support would be nice. And why
couldn't Nissan put gas filled lifts on
the hood? Why not add a header and a
cold air intake, it's not like they are
producing a ton of these models - make