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Charting the changes of the 200SX SE-R


  • 200SX SE-R introduced.


  • Body colored side mirrors and door handles added.
  • Platinum Gold color added.


  • New colors were added, Autumn Sunburst and Pacific Blue.
  • Royal blue color deleted.
  • Car not available in California because of emissions.


  • Viscous limited-slip differential (VLSD) deleted
  • Dual power mirrors, now not body colored.
  • Sunroof now only part of SE-R option package.
  • SE-R option package now available which includes: Premium AM/FM/CD/cassette audio system, remote keyless entry and vehicle security system, power sliding glass sunroof with tilt feature and sunshade.
  • Remote keyless entry and vehicle security system deleted from the standard package.
  • White-faced gauges (speedometer and tachometer) added.
  • The curb weight went from 2533/2593 manual/automatic to 2586/2648 lbs.
  • Three new colors: Deep Crystal Blue, Timber Frost, Sierra Pine.
  • Pacific Blue color deleted, and Autumn Sunburst not available after Fall 98.
  • The chrome trim around the windows was removed and replaced with a black trim.
  • The "Check Engine" light now says "Service Engine Soon".
  • New front and rear fascia, body-colored front grille and restyled headlights.
  • New seat cloth.
  • Engine-speed-sensitive power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering added
  • Probably numerous changes made to the emission system to get it to pass California emissions. When we get more information, we'll post what changed on the engine.