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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
No Data Available
2018 Jeep Wrangler
JK Altitude 4WD
MSRP
$33,445
Invoice
$31,774
Average Price Paid
$31,646
10 listings nationwide

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2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
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2018 Jeep Wrangler
JK Altitude 4WD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,784
100 listings nationwide

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2018 Jeep Wrangler
JK Altitude 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,813
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Need to climb mountains or traverse riverbeds on a regular basis? Nissan’s 2015 Xterra midsize SUV can do that. This 5-passenger, 4-door terrain tamer isn’t the most refined mudder on ...

2018 Jeep Wrangler
JK Altitude 4WD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Remember New Coke? Coca-Cola, and the rest of the product development and marketing industry, learned a valuable lesson from that reformulation of a classic and beloved recipe: Don’t d...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 5
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

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

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
No User Reviews
2018 Jeep Wrangler
JK Altitude 4WD
40
writes:
Lively , agile and fun .
Power Ranked 2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD worse.
"Pentastar V6 engine accelerates quicker ."
Handling Ranked 2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD worse.
"Short 8 foot wheel base turns on a dime ."
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD worse.
"Classic Jeep utilitarian look , rather than comfortable suburban look ."
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD worse.
"More leg room ."
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD better.
"Wider and easy to fold down ."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD better.
"Long wide cargo capacity , like a Tacoma ."
Family Car Ranked 2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD better.
"Can hold more family members than two . "
Value Ranked 2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD worse.
"Cheaper in price by 12K ."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD worse.
"Fun , Fun , Fun ."
10
writes:
Its a 4x4, so I Love it. Hope to own one soon.
5
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited worse.
"The 2018 Rubicon JL is rusting out on the frame after only 2600 miles and has been in the shop for electrical and computer issues. First the frame is rusting at major weld points and will not hold paint on the frame. I have looked at 3 other Wrangler JLs to check for the same issues and it they all have the same poor weld issues. Currently I am battling Jeep to get this vehicle returned under the lemon law and there customer service and attitude has been horrible. I cant believe I have done business with such a poor company representing a great brand. The second issue is pretty major. 6 times now the vehicle has flashed an error message about the Vehicle is about to stop and pullover soon. Before I can get somewhere safe to stop the vehicle loses power, the 4x4 system randomly seem to try and engage and the sway bars disengaged. The screens go black and then the jeep loses all power to the drive train while I am going down the road. The 2018 JL Wrangler is an abyssmal POS and higly recommend everyone do not buy and stay away until the issues have been worked out. "
Would Buy Ranked 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited better.
"The JK is more reliable and trustworthy than the JL. I am demanding a buyback from Jeep for my 2018 Rubicon. The new JL is a POS I want my JK back. "

Specs

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
2018 Jeep Wrangler
JK Altitude 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
15 MPG
17 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
285 hp @ 6,400 RPM
285 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
260 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
260 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
9.7:1
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
4,000 cc
3,600 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.78 in x 3.27 in
3.78 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 41 in
Back Legroom 34.4 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 36.3 cu ft 31.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 970 lbs 880 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 164.3 in
Width 72.8 in 73.7 in
Height 74.9 in 72.6 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 95.4 in

Available Options

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver
  • Cayenne Red
  • Glacier
  • Lava Red
  • Metallic Blue
  • Night Armor
  • Solar Flare Yellow
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [X01] Pro-4X Leather Package
2018 Jeep Wrangler
JK Altitude 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Baja Yellow Clearcoat
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Black Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Chief Clearcoat
  • Firecracker Red Clearcoat
  • Gobi Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Rhino Clearcoat
  • Xtreme Purple Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Alpine 9-Speaker with All-Weather Subwoofer
  • Radio: 430
  • 3.73 Rear Axle Ratio
  • Anti-Spin Differential Rear Axle
  • Swing Gate Reinforcement
  • Radio: 430 Nav
  • Connectivity Group
  • Dual Top Group
  • Quick-Order Package 23L Altitude
  • Quick-Order Package 24L Altitude
  • Body-Color 3-Piece Hard Top
  • Premium Black Sunrider Soft Top
  • Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic (W5A580)

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