2012 Nissan Xterra

X RWD 4-Dr Sport Utility V6 auto trans

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$19,125

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2012 Nissan Xterra
2012 Nissan Xterra
In a world of trendy crossovers that are designed more for shopping malls than muddy trails, the Xterra is a refreshing reminder of the SUV's origins. The macho styling is a harbinger of the Xterra's off-road prowess. Built on the same tough F-Alpha platform as trucks like the Titan and the Frontier, the Xterra can easily crawl up rocky hills, splash through mud, and tackle just about anything you can throw at it. Buyers can choose between rear- and four-wheel drive; all models have big approach angles and plentiful ground clearance for bouncing along rough tracks. Although it can't be hosed out as easily as the Jeep Wrangler, the Xterra's interior materials are durable and easy to clean should they become splattered with mud. Depending on the trim level, goodies like a locking rear differential, skid plates, roof-mounted lights, ceiling hooks in the cargo area, and even a first aid kit are included. The Xterra's 4.0-liter V-6 provides an ample 261 hp and can be mated to either a six-speed manual or a five-speed automatic transmission. Because it is so capable, the Xterra is less comfortable and proficient on the road than are similarly priced crossovers. The soft suspension that helps the Xterra excel in the woods can make for a bouncy ride and soggy handling on pavement. Although it's not the most refined SUV on the market, the Nissan Xterra is an ideal vehicle for those who want a vehicle with macho off-roading ability.

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2012 Nissan Xterra Specifications

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Engine
4.0L V6Engine
Fuel economy City:
16 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
22 MPG
Horsepower:
261 hp @ 5600rpm
Torque:
281 ft lb of torque @ 4000rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
60,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
Unlimited miles / 60 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:20
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB
Summary
Nissan is recalling certain model year 2012 Frontier, Pathfinder, and Xterra two-wheel drive vehicles manufactured from June 19, 2012, through July 12, 2012. These vehicles may have been equipped with front wheel hubs that may not meet the design hardness specifications. A wheel hub that was manufactured below hardness specification may wear prematurely and eventually crack.
Consequences
If the vehicle is driven in this condition, the wheel hub may break, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replaced the left and right side front wheel hub assemblies free of charge. The safety recall began on October 22, 2012. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.
Potential Units Affected
2,417
Notes
Nissan North America, Inc.


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:11
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Summary
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 INFINITI FX, MODEL YEAR 2012 INFINITI M, MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 NISSAN FRONTIER, MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 NISSAN XTERRA, MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 NISSAN PATHFINDER, AND MODEL YEAR 2012 NISSAN NV VEHICLES. SOME OF THE BOLTS THAT CONNECT THE ENGINE OIL COOLER AND THE ENGINE OIL FILTER TO THE ENGINE IN THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED TO BELOW SPECIFICATION STRENGTH. AS A RESULT, THE BOLT MAY BREAK AT THE OIL FILTER ATTACHMENT POINT AND CAN CAUSE AN ENGINE OIL LEAK.
Consequences
IF THERE IS AN ENGINE OIL LEAK, THE ENGINE OIL PRESSURE WOULD DROP AND THE ENGINE COULD SEIZE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CONNECTOR BOLTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 30, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.
Potential Units Affected
14,718
Notes
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.


NHTSA Rating Front Driver
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Front Side
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Overall
Not Rated
NHTSA Rating Rollover
3
IIHS Overall Front Crash
Good
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
IIHS Rear Crash
Marginal
IIHS Roof Strength
Acceptable

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