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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8
Pros: manual trans
Cons: handling is a little floaty even for an econoboxGood mpg's, decent power, decent looks, handling is a little iffy but it was purchased as an economical and dependable car. It has lived up to that and served us well.
Cons: the cost to repair all the things that has went wrong with it
Advice: do not buy if you want a dependable vehicletest driving the car was great i fell in love but after a few months it was a different story. i have had nothing but problems with this car. recalls that has been posted the nissian company tells me my car was not under but i am having the same problems with my car as the company has a recall on. i have been a big support of nissian until now , i will never own another one.and my family say they will never own another one.
Pros: automatic transmission
Cons: seating comfort
Advice: Make sure to check with Honda or toyota before considering NissanReview is for a 2004, not the 2005 model. I have finally got to hate this car, first, the radio did not work, second, my mileage is 23 city/ 29 hwy, third, engine vibrates, fourth, the ac turns on as I go to use my defogger and can't be turned off unless the engine is turned off, and fifth and last, I have taken this car four times to the nissan dealer to have them fix a water leak sipping into the trunk, so far, the car continues to have the water leaking, and I am now driving a rent a car meanwhile waiting for mine to be fixed. I will never buy another nissan, and a lemon law suit is on the way.
Pros: I got the Special Edition and my favorite feature is the 6 cd changer and sound quality.
Cons: The pick up on the car is a little slow and the back seat lacks a little comfort
Advice: Make sure you test drive all your potential cars - i did and fell in love with my NissanCar is great!
Pros: Torque off the line
Cons: No Cigarette lighter yet 2 12v Outlets
Advice: If you want a NEw car Thats dont cost both legs but got power and Some good Factory sound Go for it . Chicks checkd me out the first day n I just flew past em ;)I was sold on the power this Car shows right off the line with just the tiniest press of the gas and She handles Great with the Stock 16 ' firestones . I bought it yesterday and already love it As my first ever new car . As mentioned by another' the system isnt quite as good as some other rockfords Ive heard ' a good example is in the 06 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS I was previously checking out , but that wasnt nearly as spacious as the Sentra and Had the same hp
Pros: Power, Stereo and Moonroof
Cons: Road noise, body styling, paint job
Advice: DO NOT PAY STICKER....it is not worth the $20K price tag.......I just purchased my 2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R last month (07/04/2005) and so far have been fairly happy with it. The power is highly commendable for a 4 cylinder engine. I love the moonroof and the trip computer the car comes with. When I first bought the car I was over estaticed about the Rockford Fosgate stereo until I turned the volume up fairly loud. It is ostensible that the speakers are not Rockford Fosgate:(..only the stereo unit...how lame!! Also the vehicle is terribly noisy for a Japanese car. I have owned 5 Hondas and they were all very quiet. The paint job appears cheap. The paint job appears cheap as I have only 1400 miles on my car and it has appx 4 chips on the front bumper which seems excessive to me. The styling is rather archaic especially when compared to a Mazda 3. What makes this vehicle so attractive is the power and options provided for the price of $17,500 after a $2,500 rebate that was applied. That is frankly the only reason I went with this particular car. I would have gone with a Mazda 3, but it was pricier and offered no rebate incentives. Overall for tyhe options and price it is an awesome bargain. I just hope that it holds up to the 'Japanese Car' stereotype of excellent craftsmanship and quality.