The front bucket seats offer good support, and most drivers should be able to find a comfortable position. The computer doesn't throw any errors and i'm running out of ideas. Front seats are comfortable and excellent for driving, while the back seat leaves much to be desired--there is little support, and very little road noise from the rear wheels are dampened. I noticed a lot of oil residue in there. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. But if you are looking for a dependable, inexpensive car, you can't go wrong with a '97 Sentra.
NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Confirm the fuel pump is working. This may be due to its smallish 13-inch tires, which quickly lose their grip and start to plow under heavy cornering. The car runs smooth, or rather, it did; it has developed a metallic rattling noise and now requires tune-up. And once again the car ran perfectly fine until we let it sit unused for three days.
Handling is quite good, with excellent feel on the road, and steering wheel is very good as well. The second time a mechanic claimed that a battery cable wasn't attached correctly. A few months later after sitting for a week unused it happened again. Again the car worked fine until we let it sit for a few days unused. And yes, it also routinely squealed - mightily - about being flung into a corner faster than its little thirteen-inch tires were prepared to take yes, Virginia, you can drive stupid fast in a slow car. Why am I even reviewing a car that is more than a decade old? Good handling on snow and bad roads and if it gets stuck its so light you can push it out easily.
Unless an automatic transmission is an absolute necessity, we recommend the stick-shift. Overall, though, the car is surprisingly sound at this age. However when passing or driving uphill on highway you've really got to shift down. . Hope to pass 300k before rust takes it. Also, jumping into freeway traffic or passing on two-lane roads aren't heart-stoppers like while driving some econoboxes. There is a bit of history.
I usually pay thousands for a used lemon that spends more time in the garage being fixed than on the road. Its trunk is also large, with over 10 cubic feet of space, and has a very low lift-over height, which is welcomed when it's time to load groceries. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557444200672 ; listingsSearchManager. Its simple dashboard controls use rotary knobs for the ventilation system, and while the stereo controls are small, they fall right to hand. Plus, you gotta love rockin' an iPhone through a tape deck. It had over 120,000 miles and had sat in her garage for 4 years.
So I simply bolted it to the block when it needed to be replaced. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Having no idea what I was getting into as I could not test drive it, and being a busy mom without a car,I hoped for the best. Its shape seems to blend with the current genre of economy cars, and after a makeover in 1995, it went from a simple boxy shape to a more aerodynamic boxy shape. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter.
The engine was a hamster-in-a-alloy-block with barely 100 hp, but even with the four-speed auto, it still had a little bit of spunk and could get up to city speeds rather quick. Changed distributor and timing chain tensioner. I'm sad to say that an accident at 150,000 has put an end to our relationship because this has been an excellent car. And while it used to be available as a coupe or a sedan, it is now only offered with four doors and a trunk. This Nissan is the Best vehicle Ive ever owned.
You mentioned the car crank on its own? Everyone has had a car in their life that just refused to die. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. It excelled in both those respects and more. The third time I was told that it was a compression and spark issue and the mechanic replaced Spark plugs, plug wires, distributer cap, and the plastic head cover. Seating is very tight and uncomfortable for long travels. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter.
SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. We took it to a different mechanic who claimed that one of the wires on the battery was improperly attached. You need to verify the cause whether it is fuel or ignition. Now three years later 271000 miles. The third time a mechanic claimed it was spark related and replaced the distributor cap, plugs, and plug wires. The first time the car was towed to a mechanic and it worked when it arrived. Technological engine revisions such as more efficient breathing through variable intake valve timing, and a higher compression ratio have boosted its output and quieted engine noise, without penalizing fuel economy.
The car grew in almost every dimension compared to the old model, except length, where it's just a few tenths of an inch shorter. I haven't replaced or tested the fuel regulator or fuel injectors yet. Aside from that, it required no major repairs. The hunchback look of its tail helps to increase interior and trunk room, while the nose has been lowered and smoothed. It started developing creaks in the interior at around 100K, and the car had alternator and starter motor changed recently. Other than that solid Nissan quality.