2001 Nissan Xterra User Reviews

2001 Nissan Xterra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 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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PROS
"reliable car" 8 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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Konnie writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra XE V6 4WD Review
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5

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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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mgp

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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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Carrick writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra XE V6 Review
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4

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Reliability

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Back seat is small

Carrick
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Nissan Xterra — My 2001 Nissan Xterra runs and drives great. It is the most reliable vehicle I own. The back seat is small for two car seats a person to fit though. I haven't had to do many repairs beside maintenance. If they came with third row I would buy another.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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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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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Aaron writes:
2001 Nissan Xterra XE V6 Review
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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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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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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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2000 Nissan Xterra Reviews

Car Has Clean Title. By pzafar

I have had my xterra for almost 10 years now and not much wrong so far, it has 118,000 miles on it now and had 67,000 when i bought it. I fixed leakage and few parts when I drove it for about 3000 mil... Read More

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2002 Nissan Xterra Reviews

Great Little Suv By cotaone

It handles really good, it's very dependable. It is easy to get into and out of, and for a tight suspension, it rides smoothly. The controls are easy to reach and operate, and it is a really nice litt... Read More

A Very Solid, Affordable, Dependable And Stylish 4x4 By dannywhite

I have owned 2 nissan xterras and have been very pleased with both of them. straight from the factory it's a very capable and reliable vehicle. I do not recommend buying a naturally aspirated xterra h... Read More

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2003 Nissan Xterra Reviews

Xterra By Rolando

what i like it fits my family of 3 quit well its sporty & its offroad,what i dont like its very costly for parts,but it is a foreign car.i like the body of it &the sporty luggage rack &the cargo space... Read More

Fun And Spacious By stephaniebaxter

top heavy in the wind, I have a morning commute of 60 miles a day and would like a vehicle more car like. i am shorter and have to climb into and out of the vehicle to take care of my baby? Read More

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2004 Nissan Xterra Reviews

Love My X! By Doris

Overall I have a lot of LOVE for this suv ... nothing like blowing pass a huge 4x4 with my little 2004 Nissan Xterra V6 4wd in a blizzard!!!! I have worked on old muscle cars so the layout of my X is... Read More

Tank Like Qualites And First And Second Generation Advantages By KevinVB

I spend a considerable amount of time researching vehicles and found a good deal on a 2004. I was familiar with the Frontier and wanted to stay along that lines for a second "play vehicle". I found th... Read More

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2005 Nissan Xterra Reviews

Offroad Camping Machine By Chad

Fun to drive, lots of interior room, good roof rack system. aftermarket basket on roof rack holds gear in place! always drove by Xterras and would see myself owning one in the future, first camping t... Read More

Enjoyable Comfy Ride By Cbushey

This car has been great! It has lasted me four long years and still has many more years left. The spacious interior makes transporting cargo a breeze. The comfy seats make those long car rides seem li... Read More

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