2010 Nissan Xterra  -  $23,550


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $23,550
Base Invoice: $22,366
Destination Charge: $800
Options: $0
Trim: 2WD 4dr Manual X
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 18 | City: 16 | Hwy: 20
Body Style: 2WD 4dr Manual X
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
Engine: 4.0L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine w/continuous variable valve timing

Model Highlights

Four different models are offered: X, S, Off-Road and SE. All 2010 Nissan Xterras are powered by a 261-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, which is mated to either a 6-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission, though the S and SE come only with the automatic. Each model (except for the Off-Road trim) is offered in a choice of rear-wheel drive or a 4-wheel-drive system that has an electronically controlled part-time transfer case with low-range mode.

The Xterra has serious truck underpinnings good for off-road adventuring, hauling heavy loads or towing up to 5,000 pounds. Its F-Alpha platform and fully-boxed frame are shared with Nissan's Titan and Frontier pickups, along with the Armada and Pathfinder SUVs. In front, the suspension is an independent double-wishbone design with a stabilizer bar, while there's a heavy-duty solid-axle setup with leaf springs in back. Off-Road models are supplemented with Bilstein gas shocks, which are comparable in on-road control but offer more wheel travel.

With its many utility-oriented features, the Xterra is designed for especially active people who carry heavy gear and need to go off-road. Side steps are built into the rear bumper for easy access to the roof rack, which has a latchable lid. The cargo area has an Easy Clean surface and ten cargo utility hooks, including six floor hooks capable of carrying up to 110 pounds each. In addition there's an available adjustable channel system in the cargo floor, similar to that offered in Nissan pickups, for securing bike racks or specialized gear. There's also space to secure and carry jugs of up to a gallon.

Very short front and rear overhangs make the Xterra well proportioned for off-roading. It has several specialized features oriented toward rough terrain, including hill descent control and hill start assist, which both increase safety and help maintain control on steep slopes. Off-Road models also include an electronic-locking rear differential.

Safety features on all Xterra models include front-seat side-impact airbags, electronic stability control and anti-lock brakes. Roof-mounted side-curtain airbags, which cover all outboard occupants, are also standard.

The base X model includes keyless entry and power windows, locks and mirrors, while the S adds step rails, a first-aid kit, a cargo net, roof-rack cross bars, a gear basket, upgraded seat fabric, alloy wheels, the Easy Clean cargo surface, a C-Channel cargo floor and a Rockford Fosgate audio system with Bluetooth, XM radio, steering wheel audio controls and an iPod jack.

Stepping up to the Off-Road model bring the aforementioned off-road equipment, Bilstein shocks, off-road tires, skid plates, fog lamps, roof-mounted lights, black body-side molding, a fold-flat passenger seat, blue cloth seat fabric and a leather-trimmed steering wheel. At the top of the range, the SE gets a standard automatic transmission, leather seating, Long Trail tires and body-colored exterior mirrors.


Model News

The Nissan Xterra enters 2010 relatively unchanged. The Xterra S model with the manual transmission is no longer available, contents from the Technology Package are now standard on SE and Off-Road models, the X Gear Package has been revised and its contents are now standard on S and SE models, and the exterior color selection has been reduced to six colors.


Value Writeup

The 2010 Nissan Xterra is a basic, value-priced sport-utility vehicle that offers serious truck durability and off-road ability. With convenient tie-down points and storage spaces, it's a good choice for young, active people who need to go off-road with a bike, kayak or other equipment. Yet with the back seat up and in place, there's enough space for four adults.


Pros

Off-road ability; durability; towing and hauling prowess.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 MPG

Cruising Range - City
337.60 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
422.00 mi

Engine Order Code
ZV7

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
4.0L/-TBD-

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
261 @ 5600

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
281 @ 4000

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.37

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.52

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.74

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.69

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
99.8 ft³

Front Head Room
39.9 in

Front Leg Room
42.4 in

Front Shoulder Room
58.3 in

Front Hip Room
55.9 in

Second Head Room
39.3 in

Second Leg Room
34.4 in

Second Shoulder Room
58.3 in

Second Hip Room
46.1 in

Wheelbase
106.3 in

Length, Overall
178.7 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.8 in

Height, Overall
74.9 in

Track Width, Front
61.8 in

Track Width, Rear
61.8 in

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
36.7 in

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
43.3 in

Cargo Box (Area) Height
36.1 in

Liftover Height
32.2 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
65.7 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
35.2 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4167 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Double wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-leaf

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Solid Axle

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.3 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
1.0 in

Front Tire Size
P265/70R16

Rear Tire Size
P265/70R16

Spare Tire Size
P265/70R16

Front Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in

Spare Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.3 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 x 1.1 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.1 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Emissions Years
7

Emissions Years
3

Emissions Years
3

Emissions Miles/km
70,000

Emissions Miles/km
50,000

Emissions Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10E043000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 02, 2010

Component
EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected
294

Summary
MARATHON IS RECALLING CERTAIN SEAT COVERS, BRAND SUPERHIDES WITH PART NUMBERS 593, 594, 578, 960, 228, 228-09, 267-08, 333, 625, AND 630, SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE SEAT COVERS ARE MADE OF HEAVIER THREAD AND ARE NOT COMPATIBLE WITH SEATS CONTAINING SIDE AIRBAGS. THE HEAVIER SEAT COVER COULD INTERFERE WITH FULL DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIRBAG IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Consequence
AN IMPROPERLY DEPLOYED AIRBAG COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY.

MARATHON WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF RECORD AND REPLACE THE SEAT COVER FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MARATHON AT 1-800-735-2769.

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET MARATHON SEAT COVERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON GENERAL MOTORS, FORD, CHRYSLER, TOYOTA, OR NISSAN VEHICLES. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V208000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 12, 2010

Component
STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected
41649

Summary
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 TITAN, ARMADA, QX56, FRONTIER, XTERRA, AND PATHFINDER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 19, 2009 THROUGH MARCH 3, 2010. THE LOWER CONTROL LINK ASSEMBLY HAS TWO CYLINDRICAL COLLARS FORMING THE INBOARD ATTACHMENT POINTS TO THE CHASSIS. DUE TO AN IMPROPER WELDING PROCESS SOME COLLARS MAY CONTAIN WELDS THAT DO NOT MEET STRENGTH SPECIFICATIONS.

Consequence
IF THE COLLAR WELD SEPARATES, THE VEHICLE HANDLING WILL DETERIORATE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V115000

Mfg's Report Date
MAR 19, 2010

Component
STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR

Potential Number of Units Affected
4038

Summary
NISSAN HAS NOTIFIED NHTSA OF A DEFECT IN CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 FRONTIER, PATHFINDER, AND XTERRA VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 22, 2010 TO MARCH 13, 2010. SOME OF THE POTENTIALLY AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE FASTENERS SECURING THE PASSENGER FRONT AIR BAG MODULE, AND ALSO THE FASTENERS SECURING THE STEERING SHAFT POSITIONING BRACKET MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER TORQUE SPECIFICATION.

Consequence
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE PASSENGER FRONT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT TRAJECTORY MIGHT BE AFFECTED. THE FASTENERS COULD POSSIBLY COME OUT OF THE STEERING COLUMN POSITIONING BRACKET INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING COLUMN AND THE PASSENGER FRONT AIR BAG FASTENERS AND ANY MISSING FASTENERS WILL BE REPLACED AND ALL LOOSE FASTENERS WILL BE RETIGHTENED TO THE PROPER TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10E019000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 12, 2010

Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Potential Number of Units Affected
1873

Summary
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN FRONT AND REAR LOWER LINKS, P/NOS. 54501ZQ00A, 54500ZQ00A, 551A1ZQ00A, 551A0ZQ00A , 54501EA00A, 54500EA00A, 551A1EA500, 551A0EA500, 54501ZR00A, AND 54500ZR00A, SOLD BETWEEN NOVEMBER 25, 2009 AND MAY 14, 2010 AS REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR MODEL YEAR 2004 THROUGH 2010 TITAN, ARMADA, AND QX56, AND MODEL YEARS 2005 THROUGH 2010 FRONTIER, XTERRA, AND PATHFINDER VEHICLES. THE LOWER CONTROL LINK ASSEMBLY HAS TWO CYLINDRICAL COLLARS FORMING THE INBOARD ATTACHMENT POINTS TO THE CHASSIS. DUE TO AN IMPROPER WELDING PROCESS SOME COLLARS MAY CONTAIN WELDS THAT DO NOT MEET STRENGTH SPECIFICATIONS.

Consequence
IF THE COLLAR WELD SEPARATES, THE VEHICLE HANDLING WILL DETERIORATE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE ANY AFFECTED LOWER LINK FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V401000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 03, 2010

Component
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Potential Number of Units Affected
7948

Summary
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT WERE EQUIPPED WITH A GARMIN NUVI MODEL 750 NAVIGATION SYSTEM. THE BATTERIES CONTAINED IN THE AFFECTED GPS UNITS CAN OVERHEAT.

Consequence
OVERHEATED BATTERIES COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY GARMIN TECHNICIANS BY REPLACING THE BATTERY AND INSERTING A SPACER ON TOP OF THE BATTERY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GARMIN DIRECTLY AT 1-866-957-1981 OR NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

4.0L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine w/continuous variable valve timing

6-speed manual transmission w/OD

Rear wheel drive

Lower radiator skid plate

Double wishbone independent front suspension

Multi-leaf rear suspension w/solid axle

Engine speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering

4-wheel vented disc brakes

Stainless steel exhaust system

16" steel wheels

P265/70R16 all-season BSW tires

Full size spare tire w/steel wheel

Roof rack rails w/air dam

Dark gray front bumper w/silver paint accent

Dark gray rear bumper w/steps

Angled strut style front grille

Black folding pwr outside mirrors

Dark tinted rear privacy glass

Black door handles

Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/washer

Rear intermittent wiper w/washer

AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (6) speakers

Front reclining bucket seats w/adjustable active head restraints

4-way manual driver seat

60/40 split-fold down 2nd row seat w/removable cushions & adjustable head restraints

Cloth seating surfaces

Manual tilt steering column

Steering wheel cruise controls

Pwr windows w/driver auto-down

Pwr door locks w/selective unlock feature

Remote keyless entry system

Security alarm system

Engine immobilizer system

Accessory pwr delay

Front air conditioning

Rear HVAC vents under front seats

Rear window defroster

Glove box w/lower lock, light & damper

(3) 12-volt pwr outlets

Dual front/rear cup holders

Dual front door pockets & bottle holders

Manual day/night rearview mirror

Dual sunvisors vanity mirrors

Storage compartment under cargo area

Cargo area hooks -inc: (2) side mounted

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)

Electronic brake force distribution (EBD)

Vehicle dynamic control system (VDC) -inc: 2-wheel brake limited slip (ABLS)

Clutch interlock

Side door guard beams

Front/rear crumple zones

Driver & front passenger advanced dual stage airbags w/occupant sensor

Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags

Roof-mounted side-impact curtain airbags for all rows w/rollover sensor

Front 3-point seat belts w/height adjusters, pretensioners & load limiters

Rear outboard 3-point seat belts

Front active head restraints

Child safety rear door locks

Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)

Energy absorbing steering column

 
[C03] 50 STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
[C02] FEDERAL EMISSIONS
$0

 
SILVER LIGHTNING METALLIC
$0

 
AVALANCHE WHITE
$0

 
SUPER BLACK
$0

 
RED BRICK PEARL
$0

 
NIGHT ARMOR PEARL
$0

 
NAVY BLUE
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
GRAY, SEAT TRIM
$0

 
[H93] DOCKABLE DVD
$495

 
[B92] SPLASH GUARDS
$135

 
[L92] FRONT/REAR FLOOR MATS
$115


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