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Review: 2011 Nissan Xterra Pro-4X

A Bonafide SUV That Refuses To Be CUV-ified There was a time when body-on-frame SUVs dominated Canadian roads, with nearly every major automaker offering some kind of four-wheeling fighter to suburbia's off-road pretenders. Nissan was no different, and at its peak in 2000, the eminently capable Xterra sold some 88,000 copies – the same year our colleagues at Motor Trend crowned it Sport Utility of the Year. But unlike so many hardened off-roaders that have evolved into unibody crossovers, the Xterra has soldiered on nearly unchanged since its refresh in 2005. And according to... Read More

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    Official: Four Wheeler crowns Ultimate Factory 4x4... who wins?
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    Nearly every automaker doing business in the SUV or pickup truck segments offers a package designed to improve the off-road capabilities of its wares. But, of course, not all such factory kits are created equal. How, then, to separate the wheat from the chaff? Gather each of them up and put them through their paces, naturally. The folks from Four Wheeler ...

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    Nissan Xterra to continue as traditional SUV
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    Nissan has good news for anyone weeping about the fact that the 2013 Pathfinder has abandoned its body-on-frame ways. The company isn't completely ditching legitimate SUVs for the crossover crowd. According to Car and Driver, the Nissan Xterra will continue to shun a unibody design for the conceivable future. The magazine spoke with engineers familiar ...

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    Recalls: Nissan initiates multi-vehicle recall over faulty bolts
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    Nissan SUV and pickup owners experiencing transmission failures
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    Nissan is facing a rash of complaints about automatic transmission failures in the company's trucks and SUVs, according to The New York Times. Certain 2005-2010 Frontier, Pathfinder and Xterra models may have an issue with their radiators which could cause coolant to mix with the automatic transmission fluid. That's not supposed to happen, and it could ...

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    Review: 2011 Nissan Xterra Pro-4X
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    A Bonafide SUV That Refuses To Be CUV-ified There was a time when body-on-frame SUVs dominated Canadian roads, with nearly every major automaker offering some kind of four-wheeling fighter to suburbia's off-road pretenders. Nissan was no different, and at its peak in 2000, the eminently capable Xterra sold some 88,000 copies – the same year our ...

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    Review: 2010 Nissan Xterra Road Test Review
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    Staying on an Evolutionary Course The Nissan Xterra first debuted in 1999, when there were far fewer SUV nameplates in the marketplace. For 2010, the count is higher, especially when one includes the crossover genre. It is indeed admirable when a vehicle in such a competitive field remains an authentic and capable SUV, providing flexibility and ...