2005 Nissan Sentra

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19 reviews
Available Price Range $1,594-$7,362 Trims4 Combined MPG 25-31 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2005 Nissan Sentra

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat space
  • IIHS side-impact crash-test rating

Notable Features

  • Choice of four-cylinder engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • FWD
  • High-performance SE-R and Spec V models


Consumer Reviews

3.8 out of 5

Based on 19 reviews

Most economical car i've owned

by Nissan Fan from Staunton, VA on August 17, 2010

I've owned a 2005 Nissan for 3 years. Great mileage - average 34 mpg mostly highway. Great ride comfort in a small car. Haven't had any mechanical or cosmetic issues...super reliable. This is the firs... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

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.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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