By lboughie on
2002 Nissan Xterra XE 4WD 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 5M)
This is a great all round "real"
SUV. "REAL" as in built on a truck
design and not a car or car-like desing
like the other mini-suvs out there. Fun
to drive and even more enjoyable when
shifting into 4x4 and putting the X to
The first thing you notice is how high
you are off the ground. Excellent
ground clearance and great fuel economy
(for the non SuperCharged models).
OK so the X is great, but of course it
could use some improvements here are my
Improve the V6 while keeping the great
Better fold down seat design. I don't
want to have to take out my rear seats
bottoms everytime I need the cargo room!