• (4.1) 21 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,555$8,943
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 18-21
  • Engine: 180-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5
2004 Nissan Xterra

Our Take on the 2004 Nissan Xterra

Our Take

Bold, stark styling makes it quite 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, but the figures slipped a bit during 2002. The Xterra still sells well ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Overemphasis on youth
  • Entry and exit
  • Supercharged V-6 fuel economy
  • Noise

Notable Features

  • Optional supercharged engine
  • Athletic appearance
  • Cargo-carrying conveniences
  • Five-passenger seating


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 21 reviews

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Great Off-Road Performer

by Xstatic from Columbia, Maryland on November 26, 2013

I owned a 2000 Xterra 5-speed manual and moved up to the 2004 5-speed manual. Feels sturdier than the earlier model. Has more power and you can feel it. Better appointments. This vehicle is stable, re... Read Full Review

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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