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Nissan Xterra Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Nissan Xterra Reviews

The Nissan Xterra is a 4-door SUV offered in a 4WD 4dr Manual Pro-4X, 4WD 4dr Auto X, 2WD 4dr Auto S, 2WD 4dr Auto X, 4WD 4dr Auto S, 4WD 4dr Auto Pro-4X and 4WD 4dr Manual S. The powertrains include 4.0-liter V6 (261 hp) engines, and 5-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Rear or part-time 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 16 mpg city to 21 mpg highway. The Xterra uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Nissan Frontier .

Last Model Reviewed: 2005

Reviewed Nissan Xterras from Consumer Reports

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  • 2005 Nissan Xterra S V6

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