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Jeep Cherokee vs. Nissan Xterra MPG

Chart is based on 25 fuel economy reports for the Jeep Cherokee and 568 fuel economy reports for the Nissan Xterra.

Jeep Cherokee MPG

Jeep Cherokee Jeep Cherokee 2016 20.8 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent Jeep Cherokee Jeep Cherokee 2016 25.4 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent Jeep Cherokee Jeep Cherokee 2015 23.9 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Jeep Cherokee Jeep Cherokee 2014 19.8 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Cherokee Jeep Cherokee 2014 29.0 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent Jeep Cherokee Jeep Cherokee 2001 13.8 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Cherokee Jeep Cherokee 2000 16.0 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Jeep Cherokee Jeep Cherokee 2000 16.0 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2016 4dr SUV 271-horsepower 3.2L V6
9-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med none 10 40 15 35 100 20.8  
2016 4dr SUV 271-horsepower 3.2L V6
9-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 5 10 10 75 65 25.4  
2015 4dr SUV 271-horsepower 3.2L V6
9-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med none 0 8 30 63 65 23.9  
2014 4dr SUV 271-horsepower 3.2L V6
9-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med none 0 0 30 70 75 19.8  
2014 4dr SUV 271-horsepower 3.2L V6
9-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 10 15 75 55 29.0  
2001 4dr SUV 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 20 20 10 50 100 13.8  
2000 4dr SUV 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
4-speed automatic RWD
flat med light 0 75 15 10 65 16.0  
2000 4dr SUV 190-horsepower 4.0L I6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 18 28 10 45 65 16.0  

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Nissan Xterra MPG

Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2013 18.3 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2012 18.5 MPG Highway Percentage 72 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2011 20.4 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2011 16.1 MPG Highway Percentage 56 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2010 12.4 MPG Highway Percentage 90 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2010 17.7 MPG Highway Percentage 56 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2009 16.5 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2008 18.8 MPG Highway Percentage 59 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2008 18.1 MPG Highway Percentage 62 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2007 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2007 15.7 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2007 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2006 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2006 21.3 MPG Highway Percentage 69 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2006 15.5 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2005 23.6 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2005 16.7 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2004 16.1 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2004 20.0 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2004 16.9 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2004 17.2 MPG Highway Percentage 59 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2003 11.2 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2003 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2003 16.8 MPG Highway Percentage 53 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2003 15.9 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2002 15.5 MPG Highway Percentage 9 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2002 16.4 MPG Highway Percentage 8 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2002 24.8 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2001 19.2 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2001 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 97 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2001 15.5 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2000 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Nissan Xterra Nissan Xterra 2000 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2013 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med hvy 2 5 8 85 80 18.3  
2012 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 3 10 15 72 99 18.5  
2011 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat v.lt light 20 10 40 30 55 20.4  
2011 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 0 32 12 56 82 16.1  
2010 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
mtns light none 0 0 10 90 110 12.4  
2010 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light light 2 12 30 56 70 17.7  
2009 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 10 60 20 10 75 16.5  
2008 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 2 36 4 59 72 18.8  
2008 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light light 12 12 15 62 65 18.1  
2007 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light light 5 5 60 30 70 17.8  
2007 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med hvy 15 60 25 0 0 15.7  
2007 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 3 15 53 30 65 17.8  
2006 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual RWD
flat med light 5 35 35 25 75 19.0  
2006 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med light 5 26 12 57 67 17.0  
2006 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med hvy 0 2 29 69 80 21.3  
2006 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med none 0 50 0 50 78 15.5  
2005 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
mtns med light 0 0 15 85 75 23.6  
2005 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 10 0 40 50 65 16.7  
2004 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills light light 3 6 22 70 60 16.1  
2004 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
flat v.lt none 0 100 0 0 0 20.0  
2004 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills light none 3 14 27 57 65 16.9  
2004 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual RWD
flat light hvy 26 12 3 59 68 17.2  
2003 4dr SUV supercharged 210hp 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills med light 10 30 30 30 75 11.2  
2003 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
hills light light 28 13 10 50 88 17.8  
2003 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
flat med light 0 0 47 53 65 16.8  
2003 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 17 29 29 25 63 15.9  
2002 4dr SUV supercharged 210hp 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 1 75 15 9 60 15.5  
2002 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
flat light light 4 31 58 8 65 16.4  
2002 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual RWD
flat light hvy 30 5 20 45 65 24.8  
2001 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed manual RWD
flat light none 30 10 40 20 55 19.2  
2001 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
flat light none 1 2 0 97 75 19.0  
2001 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat lead light 30 10 30 30 70 15.5  
2000 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
flat light hvy 40 40 0 20 60 17.0  
2000 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 10 15 15 60 60 17.0  

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Jeep Cherokee vs. Nissan Xterra MPG

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr SUV 271-horsepower 3.2L V6
9-speed shiftable automatic AWD
For being a vehicle that weighs over 4,000 pounds it is hard to complain about the as mileage. I do mostly highway driving or driving on back roads with 45-55 MPH speed limits. When I drive aggressively I get approximately 25-26 MPG. Under my normal driving conditons I have calculated just shy of 30 MPG. This is without the vehicle being entirely broken in yet, so the mileage may even still increase over the next few months. Sport mode will decrease the mileage, as it changes the shift points and holds lower gears longer. More fun at the expense of more gas used. No real suprise there. If you do a lot of city driving and are worried about gas then I do not recommend the Cherokee. With first and second gear being so tall, this thing uses a lot of gas in stop and go driving. Any decent amount of highway driving balances this out though. see full Jeep Cherokee review
Jeep Cherokee Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr SUV 271-horsepower 3.2L V6
9-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
The 3.2 V6 doesn't boast the best fuel economy for a vehicle that is relatively light and very aerodynamic. see full Jeep Cherokee review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Nissan Xterra

Nissan Xterra Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Most people who drove or owned xterra, complain about fuel economy. I say bs: compare it with its true, truck-based SUV competitors - and there are only 3 of them: toyota 4runner and fj cruiser, and jeep wrangler rubicon. Thats all! All others are not to be compared to xterra - they are just car-based SUVs (even new nissan pathfinder is just a car!).rnWhen you compare xterra with correct competitors, you will find that its fuel economy is excellent: my trip computer and calculations show the best economy of 10.3 l/100km on highway at 95 km/h without aircon, on cruise control, on a warm day. My worst is 19.3 l/100km during heavy winter offroading through 3 feet of snow (and it was quite wet snow), using 4x4 low with lockers. From my comparis see full Nissan Xterra review
Nissan Xterra Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
I don't see how the fuel economy could be improved, given what the vehicle is. But I can't say that I am happy with the poor fuel economy. see full Nissan Xterra review
2008 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
Fuel economy is not the best, I average around 15-16 in the city and 18-20 on the highway. see full Nissan Xterra review
2006 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
Although the 2005+ gets better fuel economy than the previous incarnation, it won't compete with the light weight car-based CUVs on the market. If you want the strong chassis and off road performance you will feel it at the pump. Off road modifications like extra armor, dual spare tires, larger tires, and gear don't help either. see full Nissan Xterra review
2003 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 3.3L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
Mileage is terrible for an engine of this size and power output. see full Nissan Xterra review