My advice if you are planning on buying
an Xterra: go manual (especially
windows) and make sure to get plenty of
racks because you won't want to put
anything with an edge near the cheap
plastic interior. Leave early if you
are going up any hills, because its
going to take you a while to get there.
And if you plan on listening to CDs in
the factory CD player, keep tweezers
handy so you can the CD out.
It's not all bad: basket on the roof
(easy to bungee anything to it); raised
back seat provides for a nice view and
head space as a rear passenger;
compactness of car makes it easy to
drive and parallel park
more durable interior plastic; better
made power windows; higher quality CD
player; more power; better traction;
vanity mirrors on driver and passenger
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