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Don't buy this car!
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By G. Loya
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2012 Nissan Sentra Sedan 2.0 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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I bought my car 1 year ago with 60k miles. I was expecting to have this car without problems for a while. After six months the car went into safe fail mode not wanting to accelerate at all. I took it to the dealer and they told me it needed a new transmission plus a transmission cooler. The transmission over heating causes it to damage the transmission. The car goes in safe mode when the transmission gets over heated making it very dangerous if you are driving in the freeway and suddenly you loose all power. The dealer said the warranty expires at 60k miles. Nissan knows of this defect. 2013 and up comes with a transmission warranty extension of 120k. It also extended the warranty for 2010 models. 2011 and 2012 warranty were not extended! Never buying a Nissan again!


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2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By John Winters
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2012 Nissan Sentra Sedan 2.0 SL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT)


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I have a 2012 Nissan Sentra, n the transmission went out @ 74K miles. I know face a $3500 cost for a vehicle with a fair market value of $7K. Then, after a repair, the warranty is only for 12 mos., 12K miles. Nissan is well, well aware of this inferior product. The AC has also gone out.


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ugh
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By sauscake
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2012 Nissan Sentra Sedan 2.0 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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this car breaks down like every month i DONT UNDERSTAND


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CLUNK! CLUNK! POP! POP!
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By wanda
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2012 Nissan Sentra Sedan 2.0 S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl CVT)


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Bought a 2012 Nissan Sentra about 6 weeks ago. Owned several vehicles and this is by far the worst of the worst. Never had bought a Nissan but will never buy another. This vehicle pops on right turns and braking & after turning and straightening the wheel and evidently there are several Nissans that has this as an issue. As I understand there are no recalls and Nissan has not addressed this issue. Will get it checked out with a mechanic on Monday. Hope to get the issue resolved since it is hard to trade with so recent of a purchase.


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YOU WILL RUN INTO THE SAME PROBLE WITH CVT TRANSMI
3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By art
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2012 Nissan Sentra Sedan SE-R 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


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2012 Nissan Sentra just stopped moving in rush hour traffic. Needs a new transmission. The dealership won't cover it. I will never purchase another Nissan. I have always had Toyota's and they last me years/over 200,000 miles with no problems. Got a good deal on the Sentra but will never buy a Nissan again. YOU WILL RUN INTO THE SAME PROBLE WITH CVT TRANSMISSION AND THE COST IS $3700.00 TO GET IT FIX AT THE DEALER


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