Intro: Nissan's go-anywhere SUV, the 2011 Xterra is the tough, off-road member of Nissan's sport-ute and crossover family.
Features: To take on even the roughest terrain, Nissan offers the Pro-4X trim for the Xterra that features added skid plates, a roof-mounted light rack, 16-inch alloy wheels, and an electronic locking rear differential.
Performance: The Xterra is powered by a 261 horsepower 4.0-liter V6. Power is sent to the rear wheels or available 4-wheel drive through either a 5-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission.
Fuel Economy: Here are the highest and lowest EPA fuel economy estimates:
Pricing/Warranty: Base MSRP for the 2011 Nissan Xterra is $23,850. A Pro-4Xmodel starts at $29,050. The Xterra is backed by a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty.
Summary: With a potent engine and available rugged off-roading equipment, the 2011 Nissan Xterra is an SUV built to go to the corners of the map, or to the corner store.