Trucks and crossovers are enjoying their recent popularity. That is why we have more and more of these kinds of vehicles every year. To be competitive, all companies must follow trends. Development of SUVs came so far that they could be compared to cars by handling. However, new 2015 Nissan Xterra gives you more. It offers flashback to good old-style SUV with adventurous spirit and classic design. This vehicle could be run easily off-road with high ground clearance and fortified suspension. Four-wheel drive is also giving its boost. On the other hand, design is also neat, with comfort interior, with a lot of hi-tech features.
2015 Nissan Xterra engine
Crossover comes with single powertrain option. It is 4.0-l V6 which is ready to produce 261 hp. This unit also gives 281 pound-feet of torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard for 2015 Nissan Xterra, but it is easy upgraded to 4WD. A 5-speed automatic transmission sends power to wheels, while S and Pro-4X models could be picked with 6-speed manual gearbox. The 2015 Xterra can sprint to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds, which is somehow good for this kind of vehicle. Mileage depends on drive system, regardless of transmission. While RWD models offer 16/22 mpg for city and highway drive, these numbers slightly drop on AWD, with 15/20 mpg rate.
2015 Nissan Xterra equipment
The 2015 Nissan Xterra can take up to five passengers. That is common for all three trim levels offered with it. Base model carries the X sign with it. The S trim is more equipped, while Pro-4X has most features in its range. The last is available as 4WD only. Roof rack side is standard with full power accessories and air-conditioning. Upholstery is made of cloth, while cruise control and six-speaker CD audio system gives a boost to the interior and comfort.
Outside, 16-inch steel wheels could be seen on X variant, while S and Pro-4X trims have alloy. The S models have 5-inch central display screen and NissanConnect smartphone app. Top of the class is 2015 Xterra Pro-4X with hill-start assist and hill-descent control and locking rear differential for better handling. Exterior is boosted with unique 16-inch alloy wheels and off-road tires. Inside, we have Rockford Fosgate sound system consisted of nine speakers.
2015 Nissan Xterra price
Entry level of the 2015 Nissan Xterra costs from $23.000. Mid-range S models is around $26.000 while Pro-4X is the most expensive, over $30.000 with manual, or a grand more for automated gearbox.