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Nissan Xterra

Nissan Xterra side view
Nissan Xterra angular front perspective
Nissan Xterra angular rear perspective

Overview of the Nissan Xterra

Learn about the Nissan Xterra


If you’re after a vehicle that can handle off-road driving and has plenty of cargo space, the Nissan Xterra is an excellent choice. Its five-passenger capacity also makes it suitable as a family vehicle, although drivers have noted that the SUV doesn’t handle particularly well on standard roads—this is a machine built for the outdoors and off-roading.

Many praise The Nissan Xterra’s high towing capacity, and the GPS docking bay is a nice touch. Although discontinued, the 2015 model is still competitive with similar vehicles and is often a highly cost-effective option.

Pros and cons of the Nissan Xterra

  • Capable off-road vehicle
  • Strong four-cylinder engine
  • Part-time 4WD
  • High fuel consumption
  • High ground clearance can hamper entry
  • Ceased production in 2015
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Nissan Xterra

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Nissan Xterra

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic or Manual
  • City consumption10.3 - 16 L/100km
  • Highway consumption10.1 - 14 L/100km
  • Width1849 - 1850 mm
  • Length4539 - 4540 mm
  • Trunk space991 - 997 L
  • Cargo space1860 - 1869 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Nissan Xterra

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Nissan Xterra 2005 - 2015 is available in 6 trims:

S trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Nissan Xterra