2007 Nissan Sentra

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43 reviews
Available Price Range $3,099-$9,215 Trims5 Combined MPG 27-32 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2007 Nissan Sentra

Our Take

Nissan's timing could hardly be better for this Sentra redesign. High fuel prices have ignited interest in smaller, more efficient cars, and the fifth-generation model had been around a long t... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • ABS not standard
  • Drum, not disc, rear brakes
  • Styling not daring

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2007
  • New 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • Six-speed manual or CVT automatic
  • Optional 16-inch wheels
  • Trunk partition
  • Supersized cupholders


Our Expert Reviews

In the 1990s, the Nissan Sentra SE-R not only looked a little like a BMW 3-Series, it performed quite a bit like one, too. Sentra SE-Rs from that era remain hot on the used-car market, an excellent example of a "pocket rocket" that not only performed but cheerfully served as reliable, inexpensive day-to-day transportation.But after that model died, Nissan sort of lost the thread with inexpensiv... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.2 out of 5

Based on 43 reviews

I Love My Sentra!

by Mr. Sentra 2011 from Raleigh, NC on February 15, 2009

I bought my Sentra used with 35,000 miles and it drives like it is brand new. The CVT is so smooth, you don't even feel when the car shifts. The interior is very comfortable and has alot of features s... Read Full Review

5 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 is currently 1 recall for this car.

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

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Warranty Coverage





What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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