If you're looking for a wild child who loves to get dirty, the Xterra is an able adoptee. Note to Nissan: Add more starch. I might need a Pathfinder now, for extra room. Hertel Auto Group has been providing our valued customers in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area with exceptional, inexpensive Used Cars since 2003. That, in turn, puts additional stress on the crankshaft, connecting rods and the piston rings.
Height and length have increased by about an inch and width by 2. Expect average repair and maintenance costs. We've priced this good-looking 4-Wheel-Drive Xterra well within these values and expect it to sell quickly. It displays polished refinement at the lower end of the rev range but becomes noticeably raucous rather than simply energetic as the tach needle approaches redline. The Xterra is based on the pickup truck, with its body-on-frame construction and a shift lever for the part-time, four-wheel-drive system sticking up out of the floor. I love this truck so much I plan to buy another one when the time comes to replace it.
On the road, this Xterra is equipped with a strong 3. Our tester weighed 4456 pounds, 265 more pounds than a V-6 Xterra we tested in 2001. The ventilation is directed by three large, round knobs, and even the radio was uncomplicated enough for morons like us to figure it out. Each comes standard with a potent 265-hp, 4. Mine has almost 100,000 miles on it and it still drives great and have never had any problems at all. Opt for the fold-flat front bucket if you need Home Depot space.
Nissans are generally easy to service and maintain, and the Xterra is no exception. The Xterra's pickup truck origins are apparent as you climb into the driver's seat -- this is a Grade A seam-splitter. Follow us and read our Client Reviews at www. We've driven earlier versions of the Xterra, and we must say that the 2002 version is much more pleasant to drive. We are located at 2843 White Settlement Road in Fort Worth, Texas.
We have had some work done, but nothing major or extremely expensive, which in the course of 16 years is outstanding. The new version is improved in every way imaginable, from its newfound torque-monster 4. If I could I would keep this car forever! I have not regreted buying for one second. Emergency brake is easily bumped into place Lever to lift the hood is sometimes hard to find Back seats when folded in down position are angled so if you tend to truck camp it can be rather uncomfortable. But since the Xterra's debut five years ago, automakers such as Jeep, Kia, and Land Rover have attempted to copy Nissan's recipe. The seat itself is fairly low and close to the floor. Optional are four-wheel drive and a five-speed automatic transmission.
The first-generation Nissan Xterra was, to be blunt, a passable product wrapped in a great idea. If I get mistaken for a spandex sports freak, so be it. I have 75K on it and have never had a problem. I have a 5-speed, and it takes a little getting used to at first, but I prefer the manual to the automatic. Owning a car requires maintaince, some people complain about doing it as a repair in reviews. And the ride is a bit bumpy, as befits a vehicle that's actually set up to navigate the unpaved part of the world. This engine is a good match for this truck.
Mechanically, it starts, runs, drives and performs exactly like you'd expect it to. We're not knocking Nissan here; rather, we're simply pointing out that the Xterra is what it is--a truck. Call us at 817-560-7100 today for more information or to schedule a test drive. Most people these days want a modern all-wheel-drive system that you can leave on all the time. Nissan says a similar makeover is in the works for the Pathfinder The Xterra, like most Nissans, enjoys a deserved reputation for reliability. Can't Find What You're Looking For? It may be that the engine is engineered well enough to hold up to these forces, but we may not know until a bunch of Xterras have 125,000 miles on them. The Xterra was a sports locker on wheels, and Nissan held the combination.
The Xterra slows the tempo a bit through the quarter-mile, but its time of 15. On the outside, this rust-free Xterra sports a sparkling Silver Paint Scheme that is complimented by a Grey Cloth Interior. If you are thinking about buying one do so. For one thing, it has more power with the available 3. Head-to-head with vehicles in its own class, the Xterra whoops more butt, outrunning a Jeep Liberty Limited by 2. Nissan has also proved to be one of the most reliable vehicles on the road, so you won't have to worry about it breaking all the time.
It's pitched at Generation X-ers X-terra, get it? The Nissan Xterra gave me all of that plus more. It's going to be heartbreaking when I do finally have to replace it. The engine is bullet-proof and will not die, though the interior could use some upgrading, as it shows lots of hard plastics. Speaking of the interior, although we appreciate the straightforward layout and efficient ergonomics, we'd also appreciate more color diversity--the blue seat inserts do little to liven the shades-of-black ambience--and more foot space under the front seats for rear-seat passengers, who are otherwise treated to theater-style viewing and plenty of headroom. The Xterra has been relatively alone in the compact-brute-ute segment, and its sales have never dipped below last year's total of 66,690. If you like to bring we would never deign to bring a dog into a test vehicle , you may need to trade in your Dachshund for something with more vertical leaping ability -- like a Springer Spaniel. This is all easily cleanable, with lots of hard plastic.