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Nissan Sentra repairs by problem area

Engine (40%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 669 repairs.
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Nissan Sentra repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (35%)

< $100 (41%)

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Chart based on 515 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Nissan Sentra problems by year

before 2003 (38%)

2004 - 2006 (22%)

2007 - 2009 (30%)

2010 - 2012 (8%)

2013 - 2015 (1%)

2016 - 2019 (1%)

Chart based on 680 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra Personal Experiences: Pros
2005 0 Decent car. Second owner, and first car I ever bought from a dealership, with less than 10k miles on it. Drove well, got decent mileage (30+ on highway, 25+ in town), and had decent accessory equipment (Stereo, cruise control, p/l, p/w, etc.). full 2005 Nissan Sentra review
2002 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
RELIABILITY full 2002 Nissan Sentra review

Nissan Sentra Problems and Repair Histories

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