Nissan is all set to launch a new crossover SUV in the market with a boxy appearance, contemporary interiors, and advanced performance. The NP300 Navara was the recent launch from the Nissan as an all new SUV model which brought extensive leverage to the company with minimal investments. Thus, Nissan’s Xterra has been on the road for 17 years for its rugged appearance, strong powertrain, and breathtaking off-road capabilities. Its 2nd generation was launched in 2005 with no huge redesigning. Hence, no major modifications are expected in the upcoming model.
2018 Nissan Xterra Engine
The Xterra has been very popular with adventurers hugely because of its powertrain. The 2018 model comes with high expectations of improved gas mileage and fuel efficiency. There will be a 4.0 liter regular unleaded V6 engine that produces a power of 280 horsepower and torque of 300 lb feet. This will be paired with 6 speed handbook transmission and rear wheel drive. The five speed automatic transmission and four wheel drive system will be available in higher trims. The expected fuel efficiency for the base model would be approximately 16 MPG in the city and 22 MPG on the highway in all favorable conditions. It is speculated to be available in several trim levels: X, S and off-road version PRO – 4X. The towing capacity is expected to be 5000 lbs.
2018 Nissan Xterra Exteriors
The appearance of the 2018 Nissan Xterra on the outside will not have major modifications. The crossover will still make use of F-Alpha platform. With an extensive length of 178.7 inches, width of 72.8 inches and height of 74.9 inches, the SUV will boast a quadratic look and tough rugged contemplation. It will continue with the traditional body – on – frame design. The front fascia will be redesigned with a fresh grille, newly built bumpers and ultra – modern headlights and tail lamps. The 2018 Xterra will run over 16 inches steel wheels for tough terrains.
2018 Nissan Xterra Interiors
The interior has been build up with high quality and soft – to – touch materials along with a fashionable finish. The equipments have been drastically upgraded in comparison to the previous generation Xterra. The 2018 Xterra is ready to table exceptional comfort, space and functionality. There is ample room for five passengers. The Nissan Xterra 2018 comes with the introduction of NissanConnect which comes compatible with mobile applications and USB connection. These will be paired with six – speaker sound system, full power accessories, rear privacy glass, an auxiliary audio jack and a CD player. Hence, the navigation and infotainment techniques have been improved for the 2018 Xterra. It will come accomplished with satellite radio, stability control system and heated steering wheel. There will be ample of innovative comfort amenities and abundant cargo features. The first aid kit, hands free texting, leather – wrapped steering wheel, roof mounted gear basket, Bilstein shock absorbers, hill decent control, hill start assist, a rear – view auto – dimming mirror and an ’Easy Clean’ washable cargo area will be available as choices in higher trims.
2018 Nissan Xterra Safety Features
The standard features would comprise of Adaptive Cruise Control, Heated Mirrors, Anti – Lock Brakes, Traction Control, Child Safety Locks, Engine Immobilizer and Security System. The standard Nissan’s Advanced Airbag System includes Frontal and Knee Airbags for the driver and front passenger, Side Curtain Airbags for the first and second row and Overhead Airbags to protect against Rollover.
2018 Nissan Xterra Pricing and Release Date
The new generation Nissan Xterra will hit the showrooms in the beginning of 2018. The base model of 2018 Xterra is anticipated to price around $23,000.