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2012 Nissan Sentra

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2012 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra highlights

Customer reviews

4.2 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating**

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

27 city, 34 highway, 30 combined

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2012 Nissan Sentra is a car that is recommended for a high school student who just needs a car to make it back and forth. The car has a smooth ride with excellent fuel economy. The car is also comfortable and roomy. The factory sound system is also pretty decent.
5 Stars35
4 Stars19
3 Stars6
2 Stars2
1 Star3

RepairPal reliability rating**

RepairPal gave the Nissan Sentra an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Nissan Sentra 17th out of 45 among Compact Cars.
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**RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2006-2020 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 09/01/2021. Learn more about RepairPal reliability ratings

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(no trim) 2WD 4D Sedan

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