Nissan Xterra vs Suzuki Grand Vitara Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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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 ...

2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Base
Patricia Mayo Preview:

The Grand Vitara may disappoint some in its lack of total renewal for 2013, but the latest news from Suzuki will make those familiar with the brand very happy. The company's athletic 5...

Specs

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Base
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
15 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
20 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
166 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
9.7:1
10:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
4,000 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.62 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard 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 Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 34.4 in 37.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 36.3 cu ft 12.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 970 lbs 1,162 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 300 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 3,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 169.3 in
Width 72.8 in 71.3 in
Height 74.9 in 66.3 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 103.9 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
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Base

Exterior Colors

  • Black Pearl

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