10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
102,229 miles

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problem #9

Nov 242020

Sentra

  • 166,000 miles
There the code of P1778 that keeps coming up on about a cvt and ifs affecting the drive and strain the transmission I dont understand the issue is recurring.and this happen while driving on the highway. You can feel the car hesitant

- Jersey City, NJ, USA

problem #8

Aug 302018

Sentra

  • miles
My air bag light will not go off it was idle when it came in but it is constantly blinking, the horn completely stopped working the first time when I was turning the corner, I generally replaced it twice but it stopped working again, and again, and as I was sitting idle my check engine light came on even after I have been keeping the maintenance up on it.

- Kansas City, MO, USA

problem #7

Oct 032019

Sentra

  • 215,000 miles
Vehicle air bag began flashing and horn stopped working when pressed.

- Richmond, VA, USA

problem #6

Aug 012019

Sentra

  • 95,000 miles
Air bag light remains on and blinking continously. The horn also stopped working. Feels very unsafe driving without a horn. Since both the airbag and horn are in the steering wheel and reading through several other similar complaints I would assume they are related. Should be recalled as many other Nissan have been recalled with the same issue.

- Metairie, LA, USA

problem #5

Apr 042018

Sentra

  • 60 miles
I was driving my 2008 Nissan Sentra and the car would shake out if no where next thing you know it didn't want to accelerate any more it's just stopped and I was driving on a high way

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #4

Jan 012019

Sentra

  • 180,000 miles
Airbag light flashing, then horn didn't work; now the cruise control is not working. I see several similar problems noted in the database. Several close calls without the horn.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #3

Jul 152017

Sentra

  • 140,000 miles
Air bag light has come on for no apparent reason. Steering wheel controls, including radio and cruise control no longer work and haven't for some time now. The "wheels" or "hubcaps" peeled off and look terrible. When driving over 60 mph the car shakes. One owner - 142,000 miles

- Snellville, GA, USA

problem #2

Feb 142017

Sentra

  • 112,000 miles
I just picked my daughter up from her bus stop when I was leaving her bus stop to take the vehicle back to harbor Nissan when I heard a loud bang and under the hood started smoking and caused a fire (I had only had the car for 8 days)because I had been having exhaust issues as well with the all my dash lights flickering and stalling while in motion on 2 highways on 2 seperate occasions.

- Port Charlotte, FL, USA

problem #1

Dec 152008

Sentra 4-cyl

  • 12,000 miles
I currently own a 2008 Nissan Sentra. I have noticed that the rear of my car seems to slide out during winter weather. My tires also seem to wear quicker and my gas mileage is way below the mileage I should be getting. I had the alignment done twice when I first got the car back in 2008 but nothing changed and I just gave up. Recently I have read that many people have this issue but unfortunately my car is out of warranty.

- Robbinsville, NJ, USA