Nissan Xterra 2WD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Nissan Xterra 2WD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 6 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2015 2015 Nissan Xterra SUV 4WD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2015 2015 Nissan Xterra SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2014 2014 Nissan Xterra SUV 4WD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2014 2014 Nissan Xterra SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2013 2013 Nissan Xterra SUV 4WD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2013 2013 Nissan Xterra SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2012 2012 Nissan Xterra SUV 4WD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2012 2012 Nissan Xterra SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2011 2011 Nissan Xterra SUV 4WD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2011 2011 Nissan Xterra SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2010 2010 Nissan Xterra 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2009 2009 Nissan Xterra 4-DR w/SAB Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2008 2008 Nissan Xterra 4-DR Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2007 2007 Nissan Xterra 4-DR Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2006 2006 Nissan Xterra 4-DR Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 3
2005 2005 Nissan Xterra 4-DR Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 Not Rated
2004 2004 Nissan Xterra 4-DR. Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 Not Rated
2003 2003 Nissan Xterra 4-DR. Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 2
2002 2002 Nissan Xterra 4-DR. Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 2
2001 2001 Nissan Xterra 4-DR. Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 2
2000 2000 Nissan Xterra 4-DR. 4x4 Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 4 (picture) 5 Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Nissan has manufactured models of Xterra 2WD for 16 years. They average 17.7 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2015 Xterra 2WD above average at 18 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2015 Xterra 2WD to be $2,150 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $3,500 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Xterra 2WD consumes about 18 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Xterra 2WD emits 489 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 7,335,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 349 trees would offset these emissions. The Xterra 2WD does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2015 Nissan Xterra 2WD 18 22 16
2014 Nissan Xterra 2WD 18 22 16
2013 Nissan Xterra 2WD 18 22 16
2012 Nissan Xterra 2WD 18 22 16
2011 Nissan Xterra 2WD 18 22 16
2010 Nissan Xterra 2WD 18 20 16
2009 Nissan Xterra 2WD 17 21 15
2008 Nissan Xterra 2WD 17 20 16
2007 Nissan Xterra 2WD 17 20 16
2006 Nissan Xterra 2WD 17 20 15
2005 Nissan Xterra 2WD 17 21 15
2004 Nissan Xterra 2WD 19 23 17
2003 Nissan Xterra 2WD 19 22 17
2002 Nissan Xterra 2WD 19 22 17
2001 Nissan Xterra 2WD 19 22 17
2000 Nissan Xterra 2WD 19 22 17

MPG breakdown by model options

The Nissan Xterra 2WD has 22 different model options on record with the EPA since 2000. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2015 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 22 16
2014 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 22 16
2013 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 22 16
2012 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 22 16
2011 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 22 16
2010 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 21 15
2010 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 20 16
2009 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 18 20 16
2009 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 21 15
2008 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 20 15
2008 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 20 16
2007 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 20 15
2007 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 20 16
2006 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 14
2006 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 20 15
2005 Automatic 5-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 16 20 14
2005 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 4.0 L 17 21 15
2004 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 19 23 17
2003 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 19 22 17
2002 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 19 22 17
2001 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 19 22 17
2000 Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 19 22 17