2008 Nissan Sentra

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2008 Nissan Sentra Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Compact Car of 2008

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2008 Nissan Sentra after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Flexibility of seat configurations
  • Transmission smoothness

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2008 Nissan Sentra during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Styling of gauges and instruments
  • Vehicle's handling on curves
  • Forward visibility

Performance Specs

MPG City

21 - 25


30 - 33


140 - 200


1 speed, CVT, 6 speed, Manual


Gas I4


Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2008 Nissan Sentra Review

Shake up expectations. The 2008 Nissan Sentra is all about you. Made to keep up and take on your life. Sentra's different! Redesigned for your life and ready to take on fun. Practical yes. Special of course. A modern view of style and substance. You're free to go far and this Sentra is easy to enjoy. This Sentra keeps up. A powerful new 140 Horse Power 4 cylinder engine is as smart as you are with an advanced suspension to help keep you ahead of the curves. Packed with Nissan performance yet a thrifty 36 Miles Per Gallon at the pump. The Nissan Safety Shield is our comprehensive approach to safety. It includes rigorous crash testing over 50 standard safety features on every vehicle. Versatile and generous with your life in mind. Sentra gets it. And gives you everyday conveniences for almost every occasion. Clever storage and room for friends. So pack with gusto and let the road-tripping begin. The 2008 Nissan Sentra: Smart powerful and ready for anything.

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