• (4.3) 16 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,069$8,045
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17-21
  • Engine: 170-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5
2001 Nissan Xterra

Our Take on the 2001 Nissan Xterra

Xterra debuted for 2000 as a basic, lower-cost running mate for the Pathfinder, and it scored impressive achievements in its first year. It earned the North American Truck of the Year award from a panel of journalists, passed up the Pathfinder as Nissan’s best-selling SUV and succeeded in a... Read Full Report

2001 Nissan Xterra Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

Any kid who ever was obsessed with dinosaurs can surely relate to the Nissan Xterra. The compact sport-utility vehicle, with its distinctive stepped roof, tubular roof rack and running boards, has a fierce "exoskeleton," according to Nissan. Funny, we found the scariest part of this Japanese SUV to be its too-high price tag. We first evaluated the Xterra 18 months ago. We decided to revisit a... Read full review for the 2001 Nissan Xterra

Consumer Reviews


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I loved the X-Terra! The only down-side- MPG

by JustSimplyMeM from Staten Island, NY on August 14, 2011

I absolutely loved my X-Terra, I bought it used and owned it for 5 1/2 years. It was an EXCELLENT vehicle - absolutely no complaints. I commuted to work, 1 1/2 hrs each way, 80 miles per day. This veh... Read Full Review

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2001 Nissan Xterra Safety Ratings

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There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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