New Nissan Xterra Ratings

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    2002 Nissan Xterra - XE (M5) 4x4

    Pros: Grill Guards

    Cons: Slow exceleration...Especially on the highway.

    Advice: BUY IT!!!

    The dealer let me take it home over night...what a great way to sell a car!

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    2002 Nissan Xterra - XE (M5) 4x4

    Pros: Looks, function & performance of headlights on country roads.

    Cons: Could use more power without resorting to supercharged engine.

    Advice: Drive other SUV's, then Xterra. Also look under to compare drivetrains, 4&5 bolt wheels vs 6 bolt for Xterra.

    The vehicle was delivered with no defects. The shifting of the transfer case from 4wd back to 2wd is not as positive as it should be. Holds the road well in high winds, very stable when driven hard on winding roads ~ for an SUV. Comfortable seating for tall people, front & rear. Rear end will get loose when driven fast on rough roads. Standard sound system decent, AM & FM pickup excellent. Heater is very good in cold climate. AC also works well. Defrosters are excellent, clears side windows rapidly.

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    2002 Nissan Xterra - SE (M5) 4x4

    Pros: I love all the accessories and the supercharged engine...price too!

    Cons: The gas mileage is low, but that's to be expected.

    Advice: Test drive this one last...you'll never go back to the other dealerships.

    I was looking for a vehicle that could support my active lifestyle. I own a boat and love being outdoors. This SUV emcompasses all the features that I was looking for in a rugged go-anywhere vehicle. It's very roomy, nimble, and with the supercharged engine suprisingly quick. The accessories are what really makes this vehicle special. I can throw all the wetsuits, skis, and tubes on the roof and they are all dry when I get home. All I can say is take it for a test drive. You won't be disappointed!!

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    2002 Nissan Xterra - SE (M5) 4x4

    Pros: The manual transmison

    Cons: i paid around 26000 for it

    Advice: get the 5 speed manual

    with the supercharger its a nice SUV