(3.5) 18 reviews
MSRP: $600$5,132
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 27-31
Engine: 122-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2001 Nissan Sentra

Our Take on the 2001 Nissan Sentra

Our Take

Nissan’s smallest U.S. model was redesigned and introduced in February as a late 2000 arrival, so it basically carries over for this year. The front-drive Sentra comes only in sedan body styling and is now classified as a compact and not a subcompact by the EPA.The Sentra illustrates the in... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

Many people have approached me inquiring about which SUV to purchase. But watch gas prices spike briefly and suddenly everyone wants to know which economy car to buy. Talk about a fickle public. Fickle or not, the Sentra is just one of many small cars competing for your attention. Redesigned for the 2000 model year, the Sentra has one mission: capture small-car and first-time buyers. T... Read full review for the 2001 Nissan Sentra

Consumer Reviews


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I will miss you Sentra!

by Lol-lytta from Montreal Cananda on February 8, 2011

I purchased a 2001 Nissan Sentra SE back in 2005 and NEVER got problem since. I love the exterior look as well as the interior. A lot of place to stock things, all automatic, sunroof, harder suspensio... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There are currently 8 recalls for this car.

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