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2003 Nissan SE-R

2003 Nissan SE-R
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Once again, Nissan offers the sporty Sentra SE-R. Not content with the awards this car garnered in the early 1990s, the designers have now added the even more powerful 2003 Nissan SE-R Spec V with 6-speed manual transmission. Both models promise to keep Sentra on the path to success.

Available Models
Both the SE-R and SE-R Spec V models are 4-door sedans, equipped with a 2.5-litre 4-cylinder engine. The 2003 Nissan SE-R is available in either 5-speed manual transmission or 4-speed automatic transmission, while the Spec V goes one step further with its 6-speed manual transmission.

Interior Features
The 2003 Nissan SE-R and the Spec V possess all the interior features of the regular Sentra GXE model. These include a tilt steering wheel, power steering, a height-adjustable driver seat, a tachometer, and remote keyless entry. The steering wheel in these cars is leather-wrapped, and cruise control is also a standard feature. Both these models are furnished with leather trim and metal-look finishes. The seats in the 2003 Nissan SE-R and the Spec V are as comfortable as their regular Sentra cousins, with the Spec V featuring sport front seats that provide great body support during quick manoeuvres.

Exterior Features
Wheels go one up on the regular Sentra models. The 2003 Nissan SE-R has 16-inch alloy wheels, while the Spec V has 17-inch alloy wheels, further boosting its sporty appeal. A rear spoiler is standard on both models, as are large chrome exhaust tips.

The 2.5-litre 4-cylinder engine under the hood of these sedans gives the SE-R a performance of 165 hp at 6000 rpm, and 175 lbs-ft of torque at 4000 rpm, while the SE-R Spec V does 175 hp at 6000 rpm and 180 lbs-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. While the Spec V's 6-speed manual transmission and tight suspension provides it with a superior road-hugging ability, the SE-R's sport suspension leaves it not far behind.

Safety and Security
Both the SE-R and the Spec V have anti-lock 4-wheel disc brakes as a standard safety feature. They are also provided with dual front airbags and emergency inside trunk release, as well as fog lights. A theft-deterrent system with an alarm is an option on these models.

2003 Nissan SE-R Highlights

Nissan Skyline-style front fascia with mesh grille and large fog lights
Body-color side sill extensions and rear spoiler
New exterior color – Sunburst (bright yellow)
16-valve 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder producing 175 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque (SE-R Spec V) 165 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque (SE-R)
New close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission (SE-R Spec V), 5-speed manual transmission or 4-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission (SE-R)
Helical limited-slip front differential (SE-R Spec V)
Sport-tuned MacPherson strut front suspension; large front and rear stabilizer bars; front strut tower brace
Sport-tuned rear Multi-Link Beam™ suspension
4-wheel disc brakes with available ABS
SE-R Spec V features increased spring rates and 17-inch wheels and tires
9-speaker 300-watt Rockford Fosgate®-powered audio system with 8-inch subwoofer (optional on SE-R Spec V and SE-R)
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob (SE-R), special designs for SE-R Spec V
Skyline-style sports seats (SE-R Spec V)
Red meter illumination and special meter finish
New silver accent fabric (SE-R Spec V)
Second generation supplemental air bags, available front seat side-impact supplemental air bags
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren) child seat anchorage system
3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (driver seat ELR only) with pretensioners and load limiters
Available Vehicle Security System with Immobilizer

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2.5L I4
126 @ 6,000
175 @ 6,000
4-speed auto
5-speed manual
6-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
4-speed: 23 / 28
5-speed: 24 / 29
6-speed: 23 / 29

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