My Xterra is fun to drive around town, on the
highway, and off the pavement. I never have to
worry about taking it into poor conidtions. With
4WD and a high clearance, snow, mud, and dirt
roads are not an obstacle. There is plenty of room
inside for the dog, groceries, or backpacking gear.
And if you run out of room inside, there's always
the rack up top. The Xterra is designed for
adventure down to the last detail. Do not expect
luxury here, just functionality. Lots of functionality.
I love the fact that there is a buit-in first aid kit
(which I have used), but no vanity mirror.
My only complaint is that I wish it got better gas
At first I was thrilled, bought it
new. But at 37000 all four automatic
windows quit working and nissan said
it was out of warranty by 1,000 miles
so I was stuck paying for them. At
42000 miles the suspension became
veryrough and after several trips to
the mechanic still cant be fixed. Now
at 50000 miles the air conditioning
died and the back window wiper quit
working. I'm trading in the end of
this month for a toyota.
Back seats pop out so when your
children throw up you can pop them out
and hose them off. When they dry they
pop back in easily. It also takes
Thay need to change the window
mechanisms, I was told at the
repairing dealership that this is a
FREQUENT problem. They definately can
improve their Customer service. It was
not that helpful.
vehicle has been reliable with the
exception of the window motors. i have
replaced 3 of the 4. i am willing the
last one to fail prior to the warranty
running out. fuel mileage is dismal,
acceleration is poor, sunroof is
useless, and ride over bumps is awful.
then again, it is a true SUV based off
a truck, not a car dressed as an SUV.
other than these few shortcomings and
problems, the truck has been easy to