The midrange S trim level of 2015 Nissan Xterra has been equipped with Bluetooth streaming audio, an iPod/USB interface, hands free text messaging, satellite radio, smart phone app integration, and a 5 inch color display.
It has been observed that truck based vehicles are now a thing of past. This is because of the popularity of the crossover SUVs that are being handled and ridden like cars. The 2015 Nissan Xterra is a SUV traditionally that embodies the audacious spirit of class frame design. Fortified suspension, high ground clearance, and low range four wheel drive gearing the formidable off road ability make the vehicle attractive. In short the car has simple yet practical interior coupled with ingenious characteristics, cargo and passengers to get ample space.
Though the Nissan seems to be very basic in this segment but driving 2015 Nissan Xterra back to back with another crossover will serve you the best manner. Fuel economy values are not as much impressive as offered by the other crossovers. Added features like smart phone app integration, Bluetooth streaming audio and a 5-inch central display have taken down the S trim level for the year 2015.
There are several SUVs, which are purpose built and easily accessible in market. Primary alternative for the 2015 Nissan Xterra; is 2015 Jeep Wrangler. It is considered to be a beast in the dirt suffering from inferior side impact safety and noisy cabin. No abundant hard plastic surfaces are there in the cabin. Fuel economy values are far lesser as compared to the values offered by other crossovers. The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is also another alternative but it’s higher in price. Same goes true for the 2015 Toyota 4Runner. It is costly as well. Car buyers nowadays usually look to invest in cars that offer peace of mind with no noise in the internal cabin and the ones with all wheel drive. Also another name includes the Jeep Cherokee as well as Subaru Forester. On the other hand, if you want serious skills on the road and you think that Wrangler is extreme then no doubt 2015 Nissan Xterra is the best option to be selected with economical value.
Performance and power-trains offered by the 2015 Nissan Xterra:
All the 2015 Nissan Xterra have been equipped with a 4.0-liter V6 engine. It offers 261 horsepower as well as 281 pound feet of torque. The S and X trim levels are equipped with standard rear wheel drive and four wheel drive system paired with low range gear that is offered as optional. Four-wheel drive is offered in the pro 4X only.
The Pro 4X and four wheel drive S has been equipped with either a five speed automatic or a six speed manual transmission. The rear wheel X and S configurations offered with forward as well as real wheel drive are only automatic.
In a performance testing, 2015 Nissan Xterra is offered with automatic transmission that has been seen to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour just in 7.7 seconds. It is average for an engine that 2015 Nissan Xterra has been equipped with.
The 2015 Nissan Xterra offers estimated values of 18 miles per gallon i.e. 16 miles per gallon within the city and 22 miles per gallon on the highway. Addition of the 4WD reduces the fuel economy to 17 miles per gallon in a combined manner i.e. 15 miles per gallon within the city and 20 miles per gallon on the highway. These values are offered regardless of the transmission that has been offered by the 2015 Nissan Xterra.
Safety features offered by the 2015 Nissan Xterra:
Safety features offered by the 2015 Nissan Xterra are as follows:
- Anti lock disc brakes
- Stability control
- Side curtain airbags
- Front seat side airbags
- Hill descent control
- Hill start assist
Special features offered by the 2015 Nissan Xterra:
The cabin of the 2015 Nissan Xterra has a rough vibe. The surfaces made up of hard plastics are not at all attractive but they make it easy to clean the vehicle after daylong activities. The lack of height adjustability of the driver’s seat is disappointing. Moreover, the tilt only steering wheel makes it harder to find the comfortable driving positions. The 2015 Nissan Xterra offers enough space for four adults in two airy rows but most of the other cars of this segment offer better space along with the a detailed list of comforts.
When it is about cargo space then no doubt the 2015 Nissan Xterra offers this feature in a versatile manner with a storage box. Also it offers first aid kits in the Pro 4X and S trims. The vehicle offers 36.3 cubic feet of cargo just at the back of the rear seats. Folding these seats adds to the cargo space up to 65.7 cubic feet; no doubt both these are solid numbers.