2001 Nissan Xterra User Reviews

2001 Nissan Xterra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 15 reviews

  • Performance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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"reliable car" 7 reviews
"ride" 6 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"maintenance" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"weak power" 2 reviews

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Erik writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra XE V6 4WD Review
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Excellent off roading machine, solid ride, manual 4x4 shift, full size spare, only about $100.00 in non PM work paid out in 7 years, towing is excellent!

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This year was greatly under powered, mileage, Illinois has very few off road areas. A little cramped on family trips with 2 kids.

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2001 Nissan Xterra 4x4 — This is a solid truck that is excellent off road, even stock. Even though it is under powered at 170 HP it still holds its own. Gearing is just right. It still has the manual 4x4 shift rather than the push button. It has decent cargo space with and almost 0 lip rear opening.

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ILEIL writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra XE V6 4WD Review
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Reliable, fun, practical, safe, capable.

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Not very comfortable, low gas milage, slow acceleration.

ILEIL
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Great College Car!! — Great Car! Its road manners are acceptable, but its no crossover or sedan. Off road is amazing and very capable. Its a bit of a gas guzzler and its not much of an accelerator. I have had no mechanical problems with it. The styling is appropriate and expressive of its off road prowess. The interior is plain, but practical. The front seats are not very comfortable, and there are very few controls for the seats. Over all I love it, but I am looking for an upgrade after it passes the 200,000 mile mark. Right now its at 135,000.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Lindsey writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 4WD Review
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Dependable.

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Poor gas milage.

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Great For The Price. — Most reliable vehicle. Small motor moving mid-sized suv so bad gas mileage. No frills car...very basic options. Poorly designed sunroof (not airtight). Roomy and comfortable interior. Feels like a tank. Handles great. Put many miles on it recently and have had no mechanical or body problems.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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pinski86 writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 4WD Review
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torque and offroad capabilities

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gas mileage, amenities

pinski86
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Excellent Vehicle For Small Family, Or Weekend Offroader — I love the low torque of the Xterra, it is excellent offroad from the factory, but if you are thinking of more the 3 inch lift is definitely a worth while option. A little bit under powered and runs at high RPM`s on freeway but no issues other than typical wear and tear at 120000 miles.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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jenjohnson17 writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 4WD Review
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Best 4wd car I have driven! and very low maintence. Large storage space also.

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Low horsepower, but it is an suv.

jenjohnson17
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If Gas Wasn't So High I Would Buy Another One! — This car is perfect for someone living in a mountain town! This car is awesome in the snow, you will never have to worry about getting stuck or not getting to work. I have packed 5 people, 2 dogs and all of our ski gear numerous times a year for ski trips and its a perfect but tight fit. The elevated rear seats are also a nice touch!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Aaron writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra XE V6 Review
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5

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Torquie, and sounds awesome

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Multiple shades of red paint, not 4 wheel drive, and supercharger still not installed.

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Cool Soccer Mom Suv — I love it's versitility. The SUV sounds great with the cold air intake and exhaust baffle removed. The vehicle is great in the snow and off road. It's looks maybe rugid but the interor is simple. I wish I had another one.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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TrafficGuy writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra SE Review
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5

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Very reliable vehicle!!!
Decent Power
All around good vehicle for the money.

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A little tight in the front for taller people (I'm 6'-3")
Could get a little noisy on the highway with racks on top
Window motors were not good quality
Fuel economy was around 17mph

TrafficGuy
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Great All Around Vehicle For The Money — Keep up with the maintenance and it will keep up with you. My vehicle had 192,000 miles when it was sold. Changed the oil every 5k miles and did the major tune up with timing belt at 125k. That is the only thing ever done to this vehicle under the hood.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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veruska writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 4WD Review
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5

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Very reliable ,large for all of the things i ever wanted to bring home, like ikea furniture boxes,plants,etc. lots of room, good looking suv.

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could be cheaper on gas.

veruska
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Excellent Suv — It is red color, it goes, it is big, and it took me places. it is happy if you change the oil as prescribed, goes on and on. what else would one want from a car? i loved it. roomy interior, lots of space for even a cross country trip. reliable, always easy to find in a parking lot: it is red!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Konnie writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra XE V6 4WD Review
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It rides great, low maintenance. I would buy another one if they would get the mpg up.

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Best Vehicle I Have Ever Owned — There is a small blind spot on drivers side, need to turn your head and look. ;) Very safe vehicle, looks great, has held up great through the years, did everything I needed it to, hauled bikes, four wheelers and the canoe. Got me to work and back through the snow easily!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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CreativeJamie writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra SE Review
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Only one owner. Everything works well. Good SUV. Good visibility.

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Milage is fair for a SUV.

CreativeJamie
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Good Family Suv. — I love everything about this SUV. It has been a good dependable automobile. Low maintenance and very reliable. Rear seats fold down for extra cargo room, with removable row bar. Includes first aid kit - for the safety of your family.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2012 Nissan Xterra Reviews

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Nissans last true off road vechicle, only full truck frame vechicle. Plenty of extras just wish it had in dash Navigation and push button start, but i will get it one day. it lacks Fuel Economy my v8 ... Read More

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2011 Nissan Xterra Reviews

Good, Reliable, Adventurous By Wayne

Liked the versatility and reliability. It's also a great vehicle for off-road, towing, and Winter driving. I hope future versions of this car include a turbo-charged diesel engine, and maybe some op... Read More

Durable, Well Built, Safe, And Fun To Drive. By JGallagher17

I love that I can use this car for daily commute to work, long trips, off road and cargo purposes. It's an all inclusive vehicle. Would be perfect if it averaged more than 20 MPG's. Recommend to ... Read More

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2010 Nissan Xterra Reviews

I Love My X By Wally

Decent on fuel for what it is. Lots of fun to drive and hit the trails. Enuff cargo space for a weeks worth of camping and fishing gear. Handles and rides really nice on road trips. The Stadium se... Read More

Great Vehicle By 5TBONE

The 2010 Xterra SE is a Great vehicle,lots of room everywhere, the ride is very good, steering response is very good, Drove 10 hours straight and the interior leather seats are comfortable and support... Read More

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2009 Nissan Xterra Reviews

Real Utilitiy In Smallish Suv. By dieseld

Fun, enjoyable, practical, small(ish) SUV. Plenty of power from the 3.7 engine and decent handling. Good ride on highway and off road. Plenty of storage on rooftop for bikes and skis. Throw your d... Read More

Fun Family Vehicle Or Great Suv For Off Road And Snow!! By kelly9406

This car has been VERY reliable and has never needed to go into the shop for anything except routine maintenance and oil changes. Decent gas mileage for an SUV 18-20 on average. Plenty of storage r... Read More

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2008 Nissan Xterra Reviews

The Last Of The No-nonsense Suv's Available To The Masses. By dbreegi

I loved my 2000 Xterra 3.3l V6. It was RWD but still very capable. The only way I can describe the difference is a more ROBUST feeling throughout the entire car. It is taller and wider than my old 200... Read More

Sporty By JWILLIAMS88

Great for my family! Safe, reliable, fuel efficient, it's an all around good vehicle that I love. I am sad to see it go but I am looking for a car - something different now that my kids are getting ol... Read More

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