Nissan Xterra

2003 Nissan Xterra

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  • (4.3) 19 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,924$8,740
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17-21
  • Engine: 180-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5
2003 Nissan Xterra

Our Take on the 2003 Nissan Xterra

The Xterra’s bold styling makes it clear that Nissan’s lower-priced midsize sport utility vehicle is meant to attract youthful shoppers. Sales since its debut as a 2000 model have demonstrated the Xterra’s appeal. As reported by Automotive News, Nissan sold 86,757 Xterras during 2... Read Full Report

2003 Nissan Xterra Reviews Expert Reviews

Nissan markets its Xterra sport utility vehicle as a hip, hard, inexpensive alternative to more sedate SUVs. But is it really? December seems like a good month to find out. Last year, the Xterra benefited from new front end styling and an optional 3.3-liter 210 horsepower supercharged V-6. For 2003, non-supercharged 3.3-liter V-6 models get a 10-horsepower bump to 180 horsepower. Torque... Read full review for the 2003 Nissan Xterra

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Reliable but no stranger to the gas pump

by TC from Texas on March 22, 2011

Bought this 2003 Xterra used with 100k miles. Had it 3 months now and only complaint is poor gas mileage (about 17 - 18). I have a 4dr F250 that gets better mileage. Other than that its great. But don... Read Full Review

7 Trim Levels Available

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2003 Nissan Xterra Safety Ratings

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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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

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