2006 Nissan Xterra User Reviews

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2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4WDReview
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Lots Of Fun! — Very sporty, lively vehicle. Built on a truck frame, which is nice for a mid size SUV if you actually want to take it off road, which I heartily recommend!

Pros: comfortable ride,decent power, Lots of space.

Cons: Sirius not available with Sound system upgrade

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2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4WDReview
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Outperforms Everything That Doesn't Cost $20k More. — Nissan's XTerra is the same sort of vehicle that the Toyota FJ Cruiser, the Hummer H3, and the Land Rover LR3 are. Except it costs less than all 3, out performs all 3 in terms of acceleration, does as well as any of them off-road, and is built better. Doesn't have the huge visibility problems of the FJ. It's probably the best-looking of them all, as well (especially in white). It's built on the same platform as the Nissan Titan so it's tough and has a very long lifespan. The handling under poor conditions is fantastic -- this winter was bad in terms of winter storms, but it didn't matter one bit to this car.

Pros: Low price, high performance (V6, 261bhp, 281+ lb/ft torque), fantastic off-road capability, better sound system than most luxury cars, high riding position.

Cons: Low fuel economy (approx 15 mpg if you drive it like I do), high center of gravity  so it's prone to rollover, no leather seat option.

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2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4WDReview
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Power House — the xterra is a great vehicle. my husband and I purchased it to ensure safety with the crazy minnesota winters and it has not let us down. in fact it is difficult to make this vehichle slip or perform poorly. it handles, drives, and takes turns really well. the only downfall is the poor gas mileage, if only it were a hybrid!

Pros: nothing gets in its way

Cons: poor gas mileage

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2006 Nissan Xterra XReview
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I Love It!!! — The interior is cloth on all of them, but is still nice and comfortable! Good for long distance, gets like 24mpg. Unique body style, handles great!

Pros: Looks great, handles great, unique style, etc

Cons: gas mileage around town is not so great..rolls over easy...

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2006 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4WDReview
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My First Ride. — Amazing rig. Excellent performance for something of it's size. Plenty of room inside. Lots of little compartments for all your stuff.

Pros: Off-road abilities, everything you need and nothing you don't. Hauls people, pets, cargo, and surfboards. Surprisingly powerful engine with alot of low-end torque and a 0-60 in the low 7s.

Cons: It got totalled when a lady T-Boned me doing 50 in a Dodge Intrepid.

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2006 Nissan Xterra S 4WDReview
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Squeak And Valve Job Before 20 K — I bought my X at 17 k miles last November. I bought it for the 4WD and camping gear space - which it has lived up to. Overall - I love the power, style and performance. I knew going in the 4 liter V-6 with a HELL of alot of power and FUN would cost at the pump- and it DOES! There is a squeak that has come back twice now which the dealer says is the hood latch. I have read it is a fuel pump problem unresolved. Also - the valve covers have been replaced. Though under warranty - still replaced at less than 20K???????? Also - the paint SUCKS! VERY weak as is the plastic interior. I owned a Camry for 13 years before this and had better luck. Sorry - you get what you pay for!

Cons: Paint, Quality and interior

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2006 Nissan Xterra SE Review
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light weight nice ride
vs2006 Toyota 4Runner Limited V8
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Reviews From Other Years

2012 Nissan Xterra Reviews

Xterra Pro 4x By Travis

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

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

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

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 Kelly

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

2008 Nissan Xterra Reviews

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