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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 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
MSRP
$25,400
Invoice
$23,813
Average Price Paid
$23,793
129 listings nationwide

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2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
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2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,813
99 listings nationwide

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2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,194
8 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 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
Andrew Newton Preview:

Toyota’s venerable Tacoma pickup is currently in its third generation, which was only just introduced for 2016. While it has increasingly stiff competition from the Chevrolet Colorado/...

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

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
No User Reviews
2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
5
writes:
Too expensive. Not reliable.
Power Ranked 2018 Chevrolet Colorado LT Extended Cab LB RWD better.
"V6"
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Chevrolet Colorado LT Extended Cab LB RWD worse.
"better"
100
writes:
I love this truck. It handles good and tows good with plenty of power. It has a good right height. I really l...
50
writes:
I own a 99 Tacoma 4x4 which has been bullet proof. Reportedly the newer models are not as reliable. The 2018 h...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E AWD worse.
"The looks are a toss up but the Honda color choices are much better."
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E AWD better.
"Better padding and more leg room in the Ridgeline back seats"

Specs

2015 Nissan Xterra
Pro-4X
2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X2
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
15 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
20 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 21.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
261 hp @ 5,600 RPM
159 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
281 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
180 lb-ft @ 3,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
9.7:1
10.2:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
4,000 cc
2,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.76 in x 3.62 in
3.74 in x 3.74 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 --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 34.4 in 24.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 36.3 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 970 lbs 1,620 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 212.3 in
Width 72.8 in 74.4 in
Height 74.9 in 70.6 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 127.4 in
Bed Length -- 73.7 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 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR

Exterior Colors

  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Silver Sky Metallic
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Hard Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • 5" Chrome Oval Tube Steps
  • Cast Aluminum Running Boards
  • Exterior Package

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