2014 Nissan Xterra Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$23,390-$31,370
$22,415-$29,718
15 /CITY / 20 /HWY
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What's New for 2014:

  • Bluetooth connectivity is now standard
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls are now standard
  • Several new alloy wheel designs are available
  • Heated front seats are now standard on Pro-4X trim level

Introduction
The 2014 Nissan Xterra, a compact 5-passenger SUV based on the Nissan Frontier pickup truck's platform, features a raised roofline that permits stadium-style seating. It's available in rear-wheel or 4-wheel drive (2WD or 4WD), in three trim levels, and competes mainly with the Jeep Wrangler and crossover vehicles such as the Jeep Cherokee and Subaru Forester.

Models and Features
The Nissan Xterra's three trim levels are X, S, and Pro-4X, the latter only available in 4WD. Available colors include white, silver, grey, black, blue, and two shades of red. The basic X trim level features standard 16-in. steel wheels, roof rack side rails, and rear privacy glass. The S trim level upgrades to alloy wheels, and adds a front tow hook. With 4WD, the S adds a roof rack with crossbars. The off-road-oriented Pro-4X adds upgraded tires, skid plates, Bilstein shocks, automatic headlights, fog lights, roof-mounted off-road lights, hill-start assist and hill-descent control, and an electronic-locking rear differential.

Standard interior features on the X trim level include full power accessories, air conditioning, cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, 6-speaker sound system, and cloth upholstery, with a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. The S upgrades the sound system and adds adjustability to the driver's seat, and includes a cargo organizer and first aid kit. The Pro-4X trim level upgrades the upholstery, heats the front seats, adds fold-down capability to the front passenger seat, and includes a navigation system, Rockford Fosgate sound system coupled with upgraded smartphone and radio capabilities, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Leather upholstery is optional. Cargo space behind the rear seats amounts to 36.3 cu. ft.; with rear seats folded, total cargo space is 65.7 cu. ft.

Options and Packages
The Nevada Tow package includes a tow hitch receiver, trailer hitch relay, and trailer tow brake jumper sub-harness. Available accessories include a cargo organizer, retractable cargo cover, carpeted floor mats, step rails, hatch tent (connectable or stand-alone), hood protector, window deflectors, and Class III tow hitch receiver.

Under the Hood
The standard 4.0-liter V-6 engine in the 2014 Xterra generates 261 horsepower and 281 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard on the X and S trim levels; with the S and Pro-4X trims, the 4WD option offers a choice between the automatic and a 6-speed manual transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard and 4WD optional on the X and S trim levels; only 4WD is offered with the Pro-4X.

Fuel Economy
The 2014 Nissan Xterra with RWD gets 16 mpg in the city, 22 mpg on the highway, and 18 mpg combined, according to the EPA. With 4WD and automatic transmission, it returns 15/20/17 mpg; with 4WD and manual transmission, 16/20/17 mpg.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash testing conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Nissan Xterra receives 3 stars (out of a possible 5) for rollover protection; the NHTSA has not published any other ratings. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gives the 2014 Xterra its top rating of \"Good\" in the moderate-overlap frontal-impact test, an \"Acceptable\" rating for roof strength, and a \"Marginal\" rating in the rear-impact test.

Standard safety features on the 2014 Nissan Xterra include anti-lock disc brakes, front side air bags, side curtain air bags, and stability control. A rearview camera is part of the navigation system that's standard on the upper trim levels. The Pro-4X version enhances the vehicle's climbing and descending capabilities.

What's New for 2014:

  • Bluetooth connectivity is now standard
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls are now standard
  • Several new alloy wheel designs are available
  • Heated front seats are now standard on Pro-4X trim level

Introduction
The 2014 Nissan Xterra, a compact 5-passenger SUV based on the Nissan Frontier pickup truck's platform, features a raised roofline that permits stadium-style seating. It's available in rear-wheel or 4-wheel drive (2WD or 4WD), in three trim levels, and competes mainly with the Jeep Wrangler and crossover vehicles such as the Jeep Cherokee and Subaru Forester.

Models and Features
The Nissan Xterra's three trim levels are X, S, and Pro-4X, the latter only available in 4WD. Available colors include white, silver, grey, black, blue, and two shades of red. The basic X trim level features standard 16-in. steel wheels, roof rack side rails, and rear privacy glass. The S trim level upgrades to alloy wheels, and adds a front tow hook. With 4WD, the S adds a roof rack with crossbars. The off-road-oriented Pro-4X adds upgraded tires, skid plates, Bilstein shocks, automatic headlights, fog lights, roof-mounted off-road lights, hill-start assist and hill-descent control, and an electronic-locking rear differential.

Standard interior features on the X trim level include full power accessories, air conditioning, cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, 6-speaker sound system, and cloth upholstery, with a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. The S upgrades the sound system and adds adjustability to the driver's seat, and includes a cargo organizer and first aid kit. The Pro-4X trim level upgrades the upholstery, heats the front seats, adds fold-down capability to the front passenger seat, and includes a navigation system, Rockford Fosgate sound system coupled with upgraded smartphone and radio capabilities, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Leather upholstery is optional. Cargo space behind the rear seats amounts to 36.3 cu. ft.; with rear seats folded, total cargo space is 65.7 cu. ft.

Options and Packages
The Nevada Tow package includes a tow hitch receiver, trailer hitch relay, and trailer tow brake jumper sub-harness. Available accessories include a cargo organizer, retractable cargo cover, carpeted floor mats, step rails, hatch tent (connectable or stand-alone), hood protector, window deflectors, and Class III tow hitch receiver.

Under the Hood
The standard 4.0-liter V-6 engine in the 2014 Xterra generates 261 horsepower and 281 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard on the X and S trim levels; with the S and Pro-4X trims, the 4WD option offers a choice between the automatic and a 6-speed manual transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard and 4WD optional on the X and S trim levels; only 4WD is offered with the Pro-4X.

Fuel Economy
The 2014 Nissan Xterra with RWD gets 16 mpg in the city, 22 mpg on the highway, and 18 mpg combined, according to the EPA. With 4WD and automatic transmission, it returns 15/20/17 mpg; with 4WD and manual transmission, 16/20/17 mpg.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash testing conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Nissan Xterra receives 3 stars (out of a possible 5) for rollover protection; the NHTSA has not published any other ratings. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gives the 2014 Xterra its top rating of \"Good\" in the moderate-overlap frontal-impact test, an \"Acceptable\" rating for roof strength, and a \"Marginal\" rating in the rear-impact test.

Standard safety features on the 2014 Nissan Xterra include anti-lock disc brakes, front side air bags, side curtain air bags, and stability control. A rearview camera is part of the navigation system that's standard on the upper trim levels. The Pro-4X version enhances the vehicle's climbing and descending capabilities.

Available Trims for the 2014 Nissan Xterra
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name X (2WD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 23390.00 Engine 4.0 L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
Name S (2WD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25300.00 Engine 4.0 L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
Name X (4WD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25440.00 Engine 4.0 L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name S (4WD 4dr Manual) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 26300.00 Engine 4.0 L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/20
Name S (4WD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27350.00 Engine 4.0 L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name Pro-4X (4WD 4dr Manual) Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 30320.00 Engine 4.0 L/241 City/Hwy MPG 16/20
Name Pro-4X (4WD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31370.00 Engine 4.0 L/241 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
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INTERIOR
  • Reclining Front Bucket Seats -inc: 4-way manual adjustable driver's seat and front passenger seats
  • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Flip Forward Cushion/Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Voltmeter, Oil Pressure, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer and Trip Odometer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Valet Function
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
  • Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Chrome Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Dashboard Storage, Driver And Passenger Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Analog Display
  • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Reclining Front Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way manual adjustment driver seat w/lumbar support and height adjustment
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Fore/Aft Movement
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 4 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Plastic Floor Trim
  • Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone System
  • 4 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Heated Reclining Front Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way manual adjustment driver seat w/lumbar support and height adjustment, fold flat passenger seat w/backboard
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Compass
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
  • Leather Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Cargo Net
  • Nissan Navigation System -inc: NissanConnect, streaming audio via Bluetooth, USB connection port, Pandora radio capability, NavTraffic and NavWeather, hands-free text messaging assistant, Google send-to-car and Points of Interest powered by Google
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • 1 Seatback Storage Pocket
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 16" Steel
  • Tires: P265/70R16 OWL Long Trail
  • Wheels w/Silver Accents w/Hub Covers
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Full-Size Spare Tire Stored Underbody w/Crankdown
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Black Front Bumper w/Metal-Look Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Black Rear Step Bumper w/Metal-Look Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Black Door Handles
  • Black Manual Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Metal-Look Grille
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Auto Off Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps
  • Wheels: 16" Aluminum Alloy
  • Wheels w/Silver Accents
  • Black Bodyside Moldings
  • Black Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Black Front Bumper w/Metal-Look Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and 1 Tow Hook
  • Splash Guards
  • Wheels: 16" Alloy Off-Road
  • Tires: P265/75R16 OWL Rugged Trail
  • Wheels w/Machined Accents
  • Roof Rack
  • Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Lightbar
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 4.0L DOHC V6
  • Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic
  • 3.133 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 5,201 lbs
  • Transmission w/Oil Cooler
  • Rear-Wheel Drive
  • 550CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 110 Amp Alternator
  • 1 Skid Plate
  • 1058# Maximum Payload
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Hydraulic Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 21.1 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Double Wishbone Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Leaf Rear Suspension w/Leaf Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs
  • Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential
  • 1056# Maximum Payload
  • GVWR: 5,399 lbs
  • Electronic Transfer Case
  • Part-Time Four-Wheel Drive
  • 1045# Maximum Payload
  • Auto Locking Hubs
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
  • 3.692 Axle Ratio
  • 990# Maximum Payload
  • Driver Selectable Rear Locking Differential
  • 4 Skid Plates
  • 989# Maximum Payload
  • Bilstein Brand Name Shock Absorbers
  • Electro-Mechanical Limited Slip Differential
  • 3.357 Axle Ratio
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • First Aid Kit
    • Rear Camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD Audio System w/6 Speakers -inc: auxiliary input, Bluetooth hands-free phone system and steering wheel audio controls
    • Radio w/Clock
    • Fixed Antenna
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD Audio System w/6 Speakers -inc: 4.3" color display, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, USB connection port for iPod interface and other compatible devices, auxiliary input, Bluetooth hands-free phone system and steering wheel controls, SiriusXM Satellite Radio SiriusXM Satellite Radio and NavTraffic require subscriptions sold separately after trial period, Subscriptions governed by Customer Agreement at siriusxm.com, Fees and programming subject to change, Available only to those 18 or older in the 48 contiguous states and D.C, 2012 Sirius XM Radio Inc, Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc
    • Radio w/Clock and Speed Compensated Volume Control
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD Audio System w/6 Speakers -inc: 4.3" color display, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, USB connection port for iPod interface and other compatible devices, auxiliary input, Bluetooth hands-free phone system and steering wheel controls
    • SiriusXM Satellite Radio -inc: SiriusXM Satellite Radio and NavTraffic require subscriptions sold separately after trial period, Subscriptions governed by Customer Agreement at siriusxm.com, Fees and programming subject to change, Available only to those 18 or older in the 48 contiguous states and D.C, 2012 Sirius XM Radio Inc, Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc,
    • Radio: Rockford Fosgate Premium Audio -inc: 9 speakers including subwoofer, MP3 CD-Rom playback capability, NissanConnect w/navigation and NissanConnect Apps, 5.8" color touch-screen, Nissan voice recognition for navigation and audio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, SiriusXM Traffic, SiriusXM Travel Link, Smartphone apps integration for iphone and android phones, USB connection for iPod Interface and other compatible devices, Bluetooth hands-free phone system, streaming audio via Bluetooth, auxiliary input and steering wheel audio controls

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