Review 4 of 308|
from Longwood, Florida
Year / Model Reviewed:
2008 Sentra 2.0 automatic
I got a good APR and a good trade in value from the dealer. You get more standard options. Huge glove dept & trunk. Modern styling. Radio is sharp and has many useless gimmicks. Controls on steering wheel. The car uses a key instead of a keyless remote. It is very easy to change your own oil since the filter and drain plugs are conveniently located.
DON'T BE FOOLED by the sticker-The gas mileage is horrible for a 4 cylinder! I am very disappointed with the MPG. I went from a 1.8 Corolla to a 2.0 Sentra and there's a huge difference in gas mileage. The car is a tank; either very heavy or the suspension is soft. Go very slow over a speed bump (verry soft suspension). The acceleration is slow. The gimmicky transmission feels like its being run by rubberbands. The ride feels low. You cannot open the trunk without the alarm going on if you don't disengage the door locks. You cannot upgrade the radio to Nissan factory XM radio (although the salesman said it would be no problem). The radio sounds muffled and not true. I suspect that the factory installed speakers are junk. I will replace should I decide to keep the car. The tire air pressure warning light stays on no matter what. A recall notice should be sent on that. I will trade this car in when its out of factory warranty.
I bought the car since I was having too many problems with my 2006 Corolla (What a lemon). I wanted to buy a Altima but I didn't trust that keyless gimmick Nissan has. Throughout the review I have tried to be objective since I like Nissan. It's an ok car if you can get a good deal, but I wouldn't buy it again.
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