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    2002 Nissan Sentra - SE-R Spec V (M6)

    Pros: The comfort of the car.

    Cons: The back end is too round.

    Advice: Make sure you like stick. It's a fun car.

    I test drove the Spec-V, Honda Civic EX, Saturn LS-2. I did a lot of research on a dozen cars and my final decision was the Spec-V. You go with the better of the two Sentra's for 2002 and you get a better buy. The stereo system is very nice and the handling of the car says it all. The acceleration is much better than the Civic EX, which is a popular car... I still get more people looking my way because it is not a car seen a lot on the streets.

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    2002 Nissan Altima - 2.5 S (M5)

    Pros: styling and performance

    Cons: dash center

    Advice: excellent car for family and daily commutes

    Mahhhvelous.The 175hp four cyl. engine is surprisingly powerful.Performance and handling are super.More interrior room than Honda Accord and Toyota Camry.Head turning good looks,comfort and horsepower/torque make the car a serious contender.All this for less money than the Camry and Accord.Anyone looking for a midsize four door sedan do yourself a favor and try the Altima.You will be pleasantly surprised.

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    2002 Nissan Altima - 3.5 SE (M5)

    Pros: style

    Cons: problems with electrical and airbag

    Advice: do your homework - wait a year too new

    purchased 9/2001 had car for 600 miles went into shop for 22 days for airbag module.went in again 1/2002 for same problem. It is still at the dealer. Also ignition noise in radio

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    2002 Nissan Altima - 3.5 SE (M5)

    Pros: Performance..this car is incredibly quick for its size

    Cons: Sunroof operation and associated wind noise

    Advice: Take a test drive and be amazed!!

    At 6'1' I was amazed that the salesman at 6'3' was able to sit behind me, even with the seat all the way back. The spaciousness of the vehicle is tremendous from the interior all the way to the trunk. The vehicle has tremendous power and can get you into the traffice flow quickly and without any effort. The Altima has been redesigned and will definitely be a class leader.

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    2002 Nissan Altima - 3.5 SE (M5)

    Pros: Looks

    Cons: interior plastics

    Advice: Buy it!!

    The car looks great! Drives like a luxury car. handles like a sports car. I love my Altima. If your in the market for a midsize sedan such as a camry or an accord. Test drive an alitma!!

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    2002 Nissan Altima - 2.5 S (M5)

    Pros: the tail lights

    Cons: the cheap interior

    Advice: dealers won't haggle to much on the price

    I was very impressed with the vehicles outside appearance, but after getting inside and looking around I would say Nissan has a long way to go as far as the interior is concerned. The dash and controls are very 'plasticy' and cheap, I was very un-impressed overall with the vehicle.

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    2002 Nissan Sentra - GXE (M5)

    Pros: 7 speaker stereo

    Cons: nothing

    Advice: After test driving a new Toyota Corolla and/or Honda Civic - the new Nissan Sentra is BY FAR the BEST CAR of the Corolla and Civic put together! You get more BANG for your buck with the Nissan Sentra.

    The Nissan Sentra was redesigned a couple years ago and is now a better competitor for the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic. I still have my '94 Corolla with 130,000 miles on it because it's been so reliable. But after researching and test driving all three newer models of Toyota, Honda and Nissan I found I was still getting a very reliable vehicle with the Nissan Sentra for far less than Toyota AND the Sentra has LOTS more extras and better comfort overall.