J.D. Power

2008 Nissan Xterra

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2008 Nissan Xterra Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Compact SUV of 2008

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2008 Nissan Xterra after 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Flexibility of seat configurations

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2008 Nissan Xterra during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's audio system
  • Styling of the dashboard
  • Vehicle's handling on curves

Performance Specs

MPG City

14 - 16






5 speed, Automatic w/OD, 6 speed, Manual w/OD


Gas V6


4-Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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