2007 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
Traded in 05 F150 for used 07 Xterra this winter (needed baby space). Just over 30k on stock BFG tires and they were SMOKED. Traded up for Firestone Destination A/T's with favorable results. Front brake pads/rotors replaced at 31k miles. Frequent issues with SLIP/ABS/VDC light coming on with little assistance from local Nissan dealers to determine the issue, possible ABS problem. Engine is strong but not the best sounding when heavy on the throttle. Average gas mileage for an SUV of it's size. 4 wheel drive system is excellent, performs well in moderate snow, heavy rain and off road. Very versatile with numerous cargo configurations. I am 6'4" and have no complaints regarding interior space.
Rugged looks, nice Rockford Fosgate stereo, off road capability, strong engine, cargo hauling, everything you need nothing you don't demeanor
Iron out some potential ongoing reliability issues, smooth out the engine and I think you have a utilitarians dream.