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2010 Nissan Xterra
Off Road
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,189
13 listings nationwide

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2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Sport 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,246
138 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2010 Nissan Xterra
Off Road
Michael Perkins Review:

The low price and youthful image of the 2010 Nissan Xterra are sure to...

The Good: The 2010 Nissan Xterra has a powerful and responsive engine with a com...

The Bad: The 2010 Xterra provides poor fuel economy, an uncomfortable ride, and...

2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Sport 4WD
Chase Hammond Preview:

The 2010 Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited roll into the 2010 model year with the same iconic look they’ve had since their inception, and the same look they’ll probably keep until t...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2010 Nissan Xterra
Off Road
5
GuruS5SM2 writes:
Amazing car overall, but you have to pay up at the pump if you like driving around. Best car Ive ever driven i...
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4WD worse.
"Looks Insanely well, and handles super smooth, amazing car to have if youre the outdoorsy type of person."
Value Ranked 2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4WD better.
"its fun, and feels like a tank"
45
PaulC6500 2010 Nissan Xterra Off RoadReview:

Old School Suv, But One Of The Most Versatile Go-anywhere Vehicles Sold In The Us — The 2010 Xterra is a blend of a relatively sophisticated engine and transmission with rock tough (an...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

GuruB9R6J writes:
Handling Ranked 2010 Nissan Xterra S 4WD worse.
"xxx"
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 Nissan Xterra S 4WD worse.
"xxx"
2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Sport 4WD
5
GuruS5SM2 writes:
A friend had one, Super fun to ride around in and drove well, but was a bit rough with the suspension.
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 Nissan Xterra SE 4WD better.
"Looks Insanely well, and handles super smooth, amazing car to have if youre the outdoorsy type of person."
Value Ranked 2010 Nissan Xterra SE 4WD worse.
"its fun, and feels like a tank"
15
Melanie writes:
Very good in all weather Powerful Strong Has a lot of cargo room
Handling Ranked 2016 Honda Civic Coupe worse.
"The jeep is way stronger then the Honda"
Family Car Ranked 2016 Honda Civic Coupe worse.
"its 4 doors safer more room"
5
timknopp1 writes:
The Jeep is a wonderful and fun vehicle. It is amazing on the racetrack as well. All in all a great vehicle.

Specs

2010 Nissan Xterra
Off Road
2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Sport 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
15 MPG
15 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
20 MPG
19 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 22.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
205 hp @ 5,200 RPM
205 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
240 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
240 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
9.7:1
9.6:1
9.6:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
4,000 cc
3,800 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.78 in x 3.43 in
3.78 in x 3.43 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional Optional
Passenger Airbag Optional Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Rear Side Airbags Optional --
Curtain Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 3 stars 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
CD Player Optional Optional
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 41 in
Back Legroom 34.4 in 37.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 36.3 cu ft 46.4 cu ft
Standard Payload 881 lbs --
Maximum Payload 881 lbs 1,000 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 173.4 in
Width 72.8 in 82.8 in
Height 74.9 in 70.8 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 116 in

Available Options

2010 Nissan Xterra
Off Road
2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Sport 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Dark Charcoal Pearl
  • Deep Water Blue Pearl
  • Flame Red
  • Mango Tango Pearl
  • Natural Green Pearl
  • Red Rock Crystal Pearl
  • Rescue Green Metallic
  • Stone White
  • Surf Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • Black Appearance Group
  • Dual Top Group
  • Mopar Chrome Edition Group
  • 23S Customer Preferred Order Selection PKG
  • 24S Customer Preferred Order Selection PKG
  • Black Freedom Top 3-Piece Hardtop
  • 4-Speed Automatic Transmission

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