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3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Very Pleased So Far
By emgrtrct on 06/24/13 19:37 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Nissan Sentra Sedan SR 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl CVT)

Review

I've owned my Sentra SR with the Driver's Package for one week. I previously drove a 10-year old Corolla with a lot of life left in it but in looking toward the future, now was the right time to make a purchase. I am a lifelong Toyota owner and am hoping this car is as reliable as my Toyotas have been. I compared the 2013 Corolla, Mazda 3, Jetta, Civic, Elantra and Sentra. Each had its benefits and drawbacks - it comes down to finding the right fit for the driver. I do not feel like I am driving an "economy" car which was part of the appeal of the Sentra. I have heard it called the "Small-tima" because it closely resembles the Altima.
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful
The Real Review of the Sentra
By ptkchic on 05/25/13 22:05 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Nissan Sentra Sedan SV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl CVT)

Review

I tried the new Civic, Elentra, Dart, Mazda 3,Corolla, Focus. Basically every car on the compact market. When I test drove the Sentra, I liked it the most. I have now owned the car for 4 months and I still love it from day one. I will admit there is a major lack of power. You are not getting up to speed very quickly. The CVT is/can be very loud (but if you have the radio on, it tends to make the CVT quieter.) Slow down then step on the gas, the CVT gets even loud The styling inside and out are great, but the hubcaps on the car are awful. The handling is good, but you have to take sharp turns I would recommend going slow. The suspension is stiff, but I find that it come in handy over bumps.
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Excellent Gas Mileage
By jdk1973 on 05/13/13 12:05 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Nissan Sentra Sedan S 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6M)

Review

I bought my 2013 base Sentra S with 6sp manual in mid March. Gas mileage rocks! I get in the high 30's to low 40's in regular mode. I consistantly get 360 miles per tank of fuel using about 9 gallons. This is mixed driving with sometimes frequent stops. Seats are insanely uncomfortable but not a deal breaker given the price. Mine listed for $17,000 and I purchased for $14,000. I feel this was a great negotiated price considering that it is an all new look without lots of incentives. I selected the silver with Charcoal interior...looks great with added body side molding and really dark-tinted windows.
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2 of 4 people found this review helpful
Great car as long as you know what you're getting
By gmarrese91 on 05/09/13 11:31 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Nissan Sentra Sedan SR 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl CVT)

Review

I have to say I am so surprised by how much I love this car. I wasn't expecting it to be so comfortable, so quiet, and fun to drive. Especially because I was coming from a 2010 GTI. I had enough with the constant problems and decided to take advantage of a great lease deal on a fully loaded 2013 Sentra SR. Really this car is great. It's quiet on the highway, seats are comfortable, GPS is awesome, all in all I actually like it better than the VW. Can't comment on gas mileage though.. I only have 350 miles on it so its not broken in yet. Only averaging 28-30 mpg, but I expect that to increase after I hit 1000-2000 miles on the odometer.
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Great gas milaege!
By ttague2005 on 05/01/13 12:11 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Nissan Sentra Sedan S 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6M)

Review

If I drive in the ECO mode, I easily get 45 mpg and trying hard can get 50 mpg in normal Boston area commuting. In normal mode I get 42 mpg. The sport mode is fun. I understand why each Nissan dealer I spoke with when I was shopping stated that the mpg rating was far too low. The manual rating is 36 highway and lower combined. This is a ridiculously low rating. The handling is a little soft, but the tires are for high mpg. The braking and acceleration is really good.
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Great Car for a great price!!!
By ptkchic on 04/19/13 19:15 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Nissan Sentra Sedan SV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl CVT)

Review

I bought this car about 2 months ago. I got the navigation package and the driver's package. I love the Intelligent key and the touch screen. The car handles well and it gets great gas millage. When I fill up, on the dashboard it says I get 450 miles for one tank! I get 33 in the city and 38 on the highway. I drive about 30 miles a day and I do not have to fill up for a week. I turn heads every where I go. I have had people ask me if it a Lexus or Acura. People tell me that they love the look of the car. This is my second Sentra (I had a 2011), I love this one more and it feels like a bigger car than it actually is. Great Car, I would recommend this.
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Nissan Sentra
By reviews2 on 04/19/13 08:02 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Nissan Sentra Sedan SV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl CVT)

Review

The Sentra is a good car Runs well and gets good gas mileage
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6 of 6 people found this review helpful
Love My Sentra SL
By pgh1559 on 04/12/13 19:17 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Nissan Sentra Sedan SL 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl CVT)

Review

I purchased my Sentra 2 months ago and have 5200 miles on it. I traded a 2012 Rogue for it, because I got extremely poor gas mileage one the Rogue. I am averaging approximately 33 miles per gallon around town (that is me figuring out the mileage when I fill up). I don't know how the person who is only getting around 300 miles per a tank is driving, but I have never gotten less than 350 per a tank and that was in the beginning. I got the Leather Pkg, The Premium Pkg, and the Technology Pkg. I actually had a 2009 Altima also, and I like this car better, to me the front seat is very comfortable, I was worried since it was not power. I would highly recommend this car.
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Great For the Money With Room for Improvement.
By khuzbuz on 03/26/13 13:13 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Nissan Sentra Sedan SV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl CVT)

Review

Having driven it for 1,400 miles I still feel it's a great value. LIKES: The int/ext styling is nice and Nissan used high quality materials; rear legroom & trunk space is outstanding; great gas mileage; bluetooth/USB/AUX; XM radio; Auto headlights; quiet ride on highway; lit kickplates. DISLIKES: Underpowered (feel like I'm gassing it more than I would expect to); small gas tank (Averaging around 300-330miles per tank); lack of storage compartments & center console is too far back for arm rest; can't extend steering wheel out as much causing awkward driving posture; driver seat should be more comfortable with lumbar adjustment; loud engine when accelarating; no maintenance reminder.
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5 of 5 people found this review helpful
Great not so little car.
By mckennycoy on 03/07/13 21:23 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2013 Nissan Sentra Sedan SV 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl CVT)

Review

Bought this car last week have read all the reviews and feel they are not all realistic ! I find the car to be an exceptional value , very distinguished looks, huge cab and trunk , and comfortable seats . The Car feels like a midsize car I traded in a Kia Optima and if feels about the same size . Performance of this car so far has been more than adequate for me and my needs. You cant expect to get great gas mileage and have a race car too! I am getting excellent fuel economy, nice ride , very little road noise ,and handles nicely with no surprises . I have the base stereo system and find it to be more than adequate for my needs .
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