NISSAN SENTRA - Everything You Need to Know | Up to Speed

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The Nissan Sentra is Nissan’s humble commuter car. But in 1991 something weird happened: Nissan made it fast! Join James as he explores the forgotten history of one of the world’s best sport compact cars, the B13 Sentra SE-R, and how Nissan messed it all up.
Hosted by James Pumphrey
Edited by Bridget Davies & Colby Mann
Animation by Raghav Arumugam
Written by Nolan Sykes
Directed by Jesse Wood
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  • How many of you are looking up B13s on Graigslist right now?

    Donut MediaDonut Media4 หลายเดือนก่อน
    • Damn you caught me🙄 tell nolan not to laugh at me

      Manuel LopezManuel Lopez21 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Hard to find. Even the sentras I found wasn't the se-r and those sentras I found were hard to find

      JDM BroJDM Broหลายเดือนก่อน
    • In Mexico it is called 2000 GSR and it only went on sale from '93 to '96, there's a SR20 community all over the world, and ofcourse we enjoy to put to the test all the engines variants available like the SR20-DE , DET, VE, VET on our little Tsuru's.

      GSR MuñozGSR Muñozหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Im looking for my first car and I found a b15 se-r spec v and im trying to convince my parents to let me get it😂😂😂

      Trevor BellTrevor Bellหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Donut Media Please do the Nissan Maxima! It is noted as the 4DSC (4-Door Sports Car) meant to compete with the other 4 door sports cars

  • fun fact: the b16 spec v didn't come factory with a limited slip differential like the b15, you had to get it with a performance package

    Dario AntonioDario Antonioวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Heyyyyy you neglected the 2000 se with the sr20de in it! I had one of those in manual with the performance package (suspension upgrades). It even had the VLSD. I miss the poop out of that car.

    Clive Makinson-SandersClive Makinson-Sandersวันที่ผ่านมา
  • I just have a basic ass 2016 Sentra SV but she’s a zippy little thing I adore her 🤷🏻‍♀️

    Kait ElizabethKait Elizabeth3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I got a manual Sentra SR turbo and I like it a lot lol

    David LongDavid Long3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I have a Nissan Sentra a 2001 model my girl has a 2008 model I got a question thou I needa get my CV axles changed they keep asking me if I have a slip disc differential in it idk if I do my car has a dohv twin can engine 16 valve like the one u showed and my car is from over seas is there anyway I can figure this out tried running my Vin doesn't say

    tresslure gamingtresslure gaming5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 5:38...did...did he say you get LSD standard with this particular vehicle? What a trippy thing to offer 😉 lol

    Kevin RayKevin Ray6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Had a 03 ser spec v loved that car till it killed itself. On a steap driveway the first gear popped out, while parked and the ebrake cable failed. It shot down the into a tree ;(

    Orcrist 225Orcrist 2256 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 2:41 I didnt know the corolla was a german sedan

    Carlos EspindolaCarlos Espindola6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My first car was a 94 se-r. Didn't know what I had when I had it. Car was a blast.

    Chris ShoemakerChris Shoemaker6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • " N I S S U N "

    Shini KyokaiShini Kyokai6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I was thinking about that being my fist car but I ended up buying a 2015 Scion tc Release series 9.0. You guys should do a video about it!

    Rubén EscobarRubén Escobar6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • It bothers me how he said Nissan

    Jason FutrellJason Futrell6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Bruh! I own one... but it's the basic SE-R 04' still running strong just the seats are wearing out and paint job is fading out do to it being exposed in the sun for so long..

    Jose GutierrezJose Gutierrez7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My 1991 SE-R is nearly bone stock at 145,000 miles. The tachometer is steadily hovering at 2500-3000 at idle though. Anybody have any ideas what’s up with it? Doesn’t sound like the engine’s stressing at all. It has new plugs, wires, fuel pump and filter, maf reground... what am I missing?

    Nash DoggNash Dogg7 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Javier Herrera I thought it was this initially but it’s not. I forgot to mention, idle fixes itself after about 20-30 mins of driving. Air, temp or fuel related maybe?

      Nash DoggNash Dogg6 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • (Throttle cable)

      Javier HerreraJavier Herrera7 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • The accel cable is tight. I had one of those cars and that is the matter.

      Javier HerreraJavier Herrera7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Y U No mention sentra b12 coupe?!!

    AGA AGAAGA AGA8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • That Tsuru absorves a crash impact like a pizza box, or even worse. xD

    RRE DesignsRRE Designs8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Great video! A couple things to mention is the sentra SE-R 2 door became the 200SX SE-R. I bought a brand new one in 1995. Loved it. Also of note the original Spec V got a 6 speed manual from the Maxima.

    Vasek CekanVasek Cekan8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Please do a 2015 VW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!’nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn

    Jack BalderasJack Balderas9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I drive a b17 sv and I realize when driving it that Nissan really dropped the ball on Sentras

    Christian DoucetteChristian Doucette9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Lollllll

    Joe MinosoJoe Minoso10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I bought a Sentra 2 weeks after this video was posted. I got a B14. Great car

    Brandon OrtonBrandon Orton11 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @Bakaroons dang. Good thing I have a manual. But thanks for the heads up 👍🏻

      Brandon OrtonBrandon Orton10 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @Brandon Ortonpay close attention to the transmission, any amounts of slippage and it will give out. I lost reverse gear on my auto 96 gxe

      BakaroonsBakaroons10 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @Bakaroons Not the SE-R just a regular Sentra

      Brandon OrtonBrandon Orton10 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • SE or SER ?

      BakaroonsBakaroons10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Got an 03 ser,for 1500 $$ ,good gas saver,stick shift 6 speed,yellow,doing aftermarket rotors,and calipers,new tires,keeping it stock, and will upgrade exhaust manifold,and cold air intake as well as upgraded injectors, it’s not refined like my amg, I like driving this car, it is zippy,and can corner well I think the ser is a sleeper tuner.

    unkameat Good barunkameat Good bar11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I've got an 03 SE-R automatic and I can only say that it effin sucks! Damn thing is a gas guzzler. No cruise speed whatsoever. Interior plastics have begun to crack due to sun/time. Lots of oil consumption now and the check engine is always on due to some new problem that pops up.

    Gus DavidGus David11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I've had a 94 se-r for 13 years and have owned other cars along side it and it's still my favorite.

    ChromaggiaChromaggia11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I love these

    Grant lGrant l11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I have a B16, maybe not the most interesting generation, but a great city car, cheap to keep, fairly big, and powerful enough

    Lucas AbbadeLucas Abbade12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I had a boosted 1.8 91 sentra.. really miss that car.. was very fun to smash on hondas

    Mike CorLeonéMike CorLeoné12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You should do a video on the 92 mazda mx6 gt its a fun lil turbo car shares the same motor with the turbo ford Probe. I had one miss it a lot was one of the best cars out like 60 iv had

    Brian BaneyBrian Baney12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Had a b13 base and has tons of fun in it. Cant imagine how sick the se r is!

    Austin DAustin D13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I have one. Currently looking for a set of dual fog lamps for it.

    Akeem BarnardAkeem Barnard13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My girlfriend has a 09 sentra and, as a nissan geek, i talk about a lot of nissan while we drive it, the skyline, the z, the xterra, and just one day before i watched this video i told her abour the sentra SE froms the 2000`s. I don`t know if she gets bored about it, but she says she loves her sentra

    Rubén GómezRubén Gómez13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Can you do the Altima next

    Ignacio EspinoIgnacio Espino14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I don'r forget the Sentra/Sylphy

    Gabriel Dela CruzGabriel Dela Cruz14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My ex had one of these and Jesus it was awesome never had someone scare me in a car and beat my Camaro in something so in suspecting

    bradhunt120bradhunt12015 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Why you didn't talk about b12 tho I own one personally still drives strong and sure it not powerful but fun and unique in it boxy shape

    BlackBulletKillBlackBulletKill16 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @Mike CorLeoné that is nice tho good thing the b12 does share parts with it even the sway bars. Am on the plan buying another one to make a build might make videos on it plus I want to put a rew 13b rotary engine since it hasn't been done so it an original build. If I do make videos on it I be sure to reply again with a link you can get a nostalgic view of the car. My is silver as well 5 speed 😆 only being little as 30 years still runs good

      BlackBulletKillBlackBulletKill11 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • BlackBulletKill i miss my first sentra.. 87 sentra 5 speed red with grey cloth interior 😬 I’m looking for a pulsar now

      Mike CorLeonéMike CorLeoné12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I have a Sentra. I thank you guys 🙏🏼♥️

    Edwin HernandezEdwin Hernandez16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Look at South Africa's Nissan Sentra STI 200, one of the most admired cars to date, rocking an SR20DE with VVL.

    Clayton CoetzeeClayton Coetzee16 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • dont forget our RXI rivals 😂

      ByronByron13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • So is a 1990 not as good then??

    negative musenegative muse17 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • please do nissan pathfinder

    Vinny KurniziVinny Kurnizi17 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • For sale !! 2004 SE R. 146 k. You can’t afford mine. Lol.

    Paul PintoPaul Pinto17 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Mexico imported the B13 till 2017!? It might not be too hard to get one then.

    Brother BearBrother Bear17 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I have a 2009 SE-R Spec V. Best car I have ever had.

    Red & Brown PodcastRed & Brown Podcast18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Your pronounciation of "Nissan" is killing me. 🤐😬🤐

    Seul GarciaSeul Garcia18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • i have a b15 but it is only 1.8 wish i could get a ser engine on it but im in the country of El Salvador some day i might be able to buy one love the video

    Will RamosWill Ramos18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My dad still has his 03 se r

    AFTR DRKAFTR DRK18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I had a 94 SE-R. got it with 2 miles on the odometer, sold it 7 years later with 250,000 miles. It was red. It was awesome. How awesome? Well since then I've owned a Skyline GT-R, an Audi RS6, a twin-turbo Mercedes...and I still miss my Sentra. I even lived in it for a week once.

    MotobloviationMotobloviation18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • no wonder i fell in love when i rent a 2019 nissan sentra

    Jonnyboy TechJonnyboy Tech19 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Nissan SE-R spec v at 160k miles for $2k. Worth?

    Ander 109Ander 10920 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @fruity G 2002. Got the guy down to $1700. Going to pick it up this Monday.

      Ander 109Ander 10917 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Depends on the year

      fruity Gfruity G17 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Hey bros... Do Abarth!!!!!

    crusader88crusader8820 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • had an SE-R Spec V. Loved it but had a lot of trouble in the beginning. The little thing you lift to shift into reverse kept coming off, rear window broke for no reason (barely brought it down), the compartment on the dashboard cracked because its plastic, the AC went out and cylinders kept breaking. Despite this, I loved the car.

    Dino VoldoDino Voldo20 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • My 03 se r rear window broke tok

      SJ 99SJ 9912 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 94 was the last of the best sentra. Will never get one like it again. ☹☹😭😭

    JVIP gnavJVIP gnav21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • love the tsuru, drivied one in mrcivo for more than 15 yrs

    Heathcliff HappyHeathcliff Happy21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I had an ‘03 spec V... I miss that thing

    daniel hambydaniel hamby21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • O shit I gorgot

    Bob The BuilderBob The Builder21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • We don’t have a video on Nissan Altima?

    KAL BladesKAL Blades22 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • How you gonna talk about performance Sentras and not mention Disco Potato?

    MichaelMichael24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I started selling Nissan's back in 99 and I remember selling the spec V and the 350Z when it first arrived.....the 2000 Maxima SE Manual was pretty nice as well.

    O-Town MINI DealsO-Town MINI Deals24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I miss my Sentra B13 😭

    Jor-EL GonzJor-EL Gonz24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Any reviewer that wastes time trying to be a personality, instead a personality being a reviewer, SUCKS. just like this one.

    Chris GarciaChris Garcia24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I really need some help so i own a nissan sentra sxg 99 but my car looks like a gxe but ive never knew why mine was different

    Francisco CruzFrancisco Cruz25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The Nissan Sentra SE-R and Nismo were never good enough to truly beat the Honda Civic Si, however it still put a up a great fight and easily ate the 2000’s Toyota Corolla S’s lunch. Very interesting to see how the Hyundai Elantra Sport now fills the Sentra’s old role. On a similar note, it was really cool to see Accord and Altima V6 Coupes duking it out back then. Even as 350Z’s and G35’s roamed the RWD streets.

    DreamyDreamy25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Why nobody talks about it? FWD. Youre welcome.

    Oliver ThomasOliver Thomas26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Get a new host this dude is cringy as fuck

    Joseph AndrewJoseph Andrew26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • here in the philippines there's a Sentra that came after the B14 that looks VERY different from all the sentras you guys showed. and the B13 here in the philippines is a 4 door sedan but it still looks exactly the same and is named Sentra.

    acct on my other phoneacct on my other phone26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Isn't this guy an actor? I remember seeing him in a funny budget movie a while ago called high road or something like that.

    Michael LopezMichael Lopez28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I watch all of your videos learning as much as i can and i need to know more about my car lol

    Ky AraujoKy Araujo29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Can you please do maxima

    Ky AraujoKy Araujo29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I know this car because it’s in need for speed underground and it has the best mantis body kit for a sedan

    Inara72 PS4Inara72 PS429 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I love my spec v probably my favorite car I’ve owned so far

    Chance GuruleChance Gurule29 วันที่ผ่านมา
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