When i got tired of my loud,hard to
deal with jeep wrangler I was looking
at the grand cherokees but fell in love
with the style of the nissan Xterra! I
love my 2000 Xterra. Get one equipped
with V6 and 4WD. Also be sure to get
the power package, I noticed some have
the manual roll up windows (like my
wrangler did) I do not miss my wrangler
like I thought I would. I love my
Nissan Xterra (solar yellow with over
sized tires and greay leather seats
make it my dream vehicle!) Test drove a
2000 jeep grand cherokee which cost
$4,500 more than the Xterra and had
basic cloth seating. Very happy with my
purchase so far!
Leather interior makes for a make nicer
ride. Owned a wrangler for 3 years this
Xterra is a huge step up for me. I love
the design of the exterior this is what
caught my eye. I turn heads everywhere
I go because of the solar yellow paint.
The best part is I only paid $12,000
Use less plastice on exterior and
interior. Two sun roofs(one in front
and one in rear) would be really cool.
There arnt too many flaws so far!
I am or better yet "WAS" a die hard 4-
runner fan. Now after the luxury craze
took over our beloved suv's I had to
look else where to replace my 1993 4-
runner with the same ruggedness that
an suv should have. The Xterra fit the
mold perfectly. The Xterra has been
everything my older 4-runner was and
Rugged truck like handling, tight
steering and Nissan's reputation for
live in Kalamazoo, MI; purchased from
MA. It's been as far as (MA,) NV and
FL; of course never a problem.
Actually, when I bought Nissan Sentra
in 1990; I'm now on my FOURTEENTH YEAR
without any repairs thanks to Nissan.
Enjoyable to drive, backseat riders
like the comfort. Durable interior,
running boards (pipes) that absorbed
being T-boned, starts every winter,
fast HOT heating system, decent gas
mileage for SUV- just a great truck. I
have stick-shift & 4WD; winter driving
no problem. Tows like it's not towing.
size of cargo area
roof rack and luggage bars
I would not recommend buying a nissan
xterra. The plastic bumper turns white,
the buttons on the radio come loose, the
paint on the buttons to the radio lasted
2 years, shift gear broken, driver seat
uncomfortable, entire car not quality
made. I can't wait to trade in to buy a
toyota. This is my first nissan, I miss
It looks cute, but made cheap!
I would not buy nissan because even if
they did improvements. I trust Toyota!
I've driven my XterraSEV64x4 from
Atlanta, GA, to San Francisco, CA and
back, TWICE. I've driven my X from San
Francisco to Tahoe for skiing trips, up
to Napa Valley numerous times, all over
the Sunshine State from Pensacola on
over to Jacksonville, Gainesville,
Orlando and Miami and back numerous
times. I've driven up in the north
Georgia mountains in Helen, GA. Cruised
throught the quaint germantowns, as
well as the crazy rocky trails up to
This is the first SUV that I've
actually enjoyed sitting in the rear
seats.. Just love the "stadium"
seating! The X is exactly what Nissan
says it is, everything you need,
nothing you don't. ;-)
1. Increase V6 HP w/o resorting to an
2. Better stick shifter.