• (3.5) 18 reviews
  • MSRP: $611$4,587
  • 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

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

2001 Nissan Sentra Reviews

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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

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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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2001 Nissan Sentra Safety Ratings

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There are currently 8 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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