26 reviews
2002 Nissan Sentra
2002 Nissan Sentra
Available Price Range $1,189-$5,489 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 25-31 SeatsN/A

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It’s a surprise that performance is the main attraction for Nissan’s smallest U.S. model in 2002. Namely, the Sentra SE-R — absent since 1994 — is coming back, fitted with a 165-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. A Spec V edition gets 10 extra horses and a six-speed-... Read Full Report


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Pocket rockets are to muscle cars what sprinters are to fullbacks. They are quick and skittish in a torquey sort of way, but when it comes to straight ahead, powerful bashing, forget it. It's lightning speed vs. brute strength. But now comes the new Sentra SE-R, and specifically the hotter, as tested, Spec V model. It still has the finer attributes of a pocket rocket - wide torque th... Read full review for the 2002 Nissan Sentra

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love my SpecV

by SE-R SpecV from Providence, RI on January 22, 2010

great performance for normal aspirated engine (aka non-turbo) and one of the best handling cars for the money


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