Used 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R

2003 Nissan Sentra
List price range

Pros

  • Pleasing cabin design, SULEV emissions for California-sold cars, 165-horsepower SE-R sport version, fun to drive.

Cons

  • Generic styling, Limited Edition and SE-R Spec V models command premium price.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

An economy sedan that doesn't act like an economy sedan.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2003 Nissan Sentra.

2 years down the road
Daytona, 7/22/2005
Well, I've had this car now for 2.5 years now so I think I know it pretty well. First, second and third gear rubber, not bad. Torque steer can get very bad and out of control. Looks are excellent. Reverse lockout is very poor. Hitting reverse while shifting to 6th gear is possible with little effort (I've done it several times). Front seats are poor design. Put something flat on it and it ends up in the back on the floor. Turning radius is also poor, Fuel average for city is 20 mpg. I have the black one, paint quality is poor but looks great. Nicks or scratches with little effort. Still, I like this car. Sound system is fine, for me anyway. This car will hold a tight turn like no other.
FAST LITTLE CAR
ROYAL, 3/4/2003
i owned a ford escort before my se-r, so i am really happy. the power is amazing for a 4 cylinder, the stereo sounds great and the front end looks so cool. nissan has really done a great job putting some sports into there little sedan. also the brakes are very smooth and the leather heated seats are a great option for such a low priced car.
Reliving My Childhood
Nemo, 2/7/2003
I am re-living my childhood driving this car! It combines the raw power of my 1965 GTO with the reliability of my 1994 Camry. It goes like a bat of hell when you want it and still gets great gas mileage. It impressed my daughter when she drove it the first time and that says alot for the car. It gets a steady diet of compliments from the 'tuners' around my neighborhood. Definitely worth the money
nissan
master_trunt, 9/14/2002
it's the best ever
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Features & Specs

MPG
20 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
165 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
21 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
165 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver2 / 5
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Poor
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Poor
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Acceptable

More about the 2003 Nissan Sentra
Used 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Overview

The Used 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R is offered in the following styles: SE-R 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 4A), and SE-R 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M).

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