2015 Nissan Xterra

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$17,379–$32,807 Inventory Prices
(4.8) 9 reviews

Key Specs

of the 2015 Nissan Xterra base trim shown

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Strong V-6 engine
  • Automatic transmission shifts
  • Supportive seats
  • Towing capacity

The Bad

  • Poor brake-pedal feel
  • Seat belts can get trapped under backseat
  • Gas mileage
2015 Nissan Xterra exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2015 Nissan Xterra

  • Standard 261-hp V-6
  • Rear- or four-wheel drive
  • Manual or automatic
  • PRO-4X off-road model

2015 Nissan Xterra Overview

By Cars.com Editors
Vehicle Overview

Nissan's truck-based Xterra is geared toward young, active buyers — or those who want to appear that way. A standard 4.0-liter V-6 drives either the rear or all four wheels. Unlike some SUVs, it's a truly capable off-roader, with an available PRO-4X off-road edition. The other trim levels are X and S. The Xterra seats up to five people. Competitors include the Toyota FJ Cruiser and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.
New for 2015
The Xterra S receives new features including: NissanConnect multimedia system, 5.0-inch color audio display, USB connection, Bluetooth hands-free phone system streaming audio and hands-free text messaging. There are no other significant changes.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • Sixteen-inch wheels
  • Available roof-mounted off-road lights (PRO-4X)
  • Available roof-mounted gear basket
  • Available trailer hitch receiver
  • Available fog lights

Interior Highlights

  • Seats five
  • Cruise control
  • Double-deck glove box
  • 60/40-split folding backseat
  • Available fold-down front passenger seat
  • Available easy-to-clean cargo floor
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Cloth seat upholstery; available leather
  • Available Bluetooth connectivity
  • Available navigation system
  • Available Rockford Fosgate stereo

Under the Hood

  • 261-horsepower, 4.0-liter V-6 engine
  • Six-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear- or four-wheel drive
  • Available locking rear differential and ... Read more

Latest 2015 Xterra Stories

What Drivers Are Saying

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Latest Reviews


Best Car I've Ever Had

by Erik vS from Avon, CT on February 24, 2018

This is my 3rd Xterra and I absolutely love it. I can't say enough great things about these things. If I could, I would drive Xterras for the rest of time. Read full review


Great Sports Vehicle

by Outdoor People from Whitesboro, NY on December 29, 2017

The Xterra meets all our needs. We use it to go fishing, hiking or simply just transporting the family to where we need to go. Read full review

Safety & Recalls


The 2015 Nissan Xterra currently has 0 recalls

Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

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