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Nissan Pathfinder vs. Nissan Xterra Reliability

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Results are for year ending June 30, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2015 Nissan Pathfinder 19
23.8095238095% 23.8095238095% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Pathfinders, 7.4 months of data per Pathfinder, average 11500 miles

 

2014 Nissan Pathfinder 46
83.7142857143% 83.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  48 Pathfinders, 9.8 months of data per Pathfinder, average 22500 miles

Earlier common problem with shuddering with the revised transmission. Nissan replaced the affected transmissions.

 

2013 Nissan Pathfinder 45
67.2413793103% 67.2413793103% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  31 Pathfinders, 8.6 months of data per Pathfinder, average 38300 miles

Redesigned. Earlier common problem with shuddering with the revised transmission. Nissan replaced the affected transmissions.

 

2012 Nissan Xterra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Xterras, 9.3 months of data per Xterra, average 42700 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2010 Nissan Xterra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Xterras, 9.7 months of data per Xterra, average 60300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2008 Nissan Pathfinder   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Pathfinders, 6.7 months of data per Pathfinder, average 115600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2008 Nissan Xterra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Xterras, 12.0 months of data per Xterra, average 105600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2007 Nissan Xterra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Xterras, 8.1 months of data per Xterra, average 83200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2006 Nissan Xterra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Xterras, 8.9 months of data per Xterra, average 111000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2005 Nissan Pathfinder   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Pathfinders, 9.1 months of data per Pathfinder, average 121900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2005 Nissan Xterra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Xterras, 9.9 months of data per Xterra, average 129800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2003 Nissan Pathfinder   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Pathfinders, 9.0 months of data per Pathfinder, average 132400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2002 Nissan Pathfinder   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Pathfinders, 7.6 months of data per Pathfinder, average 144900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2001 Nissan Pathfinder   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  18 Pathfinders, 8.6 months of data per Pathfinder, average 157400 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the 2015 Nissan Xterra

2015 Nissan Xterra Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
In spite of the fact that this car normally receives a reliability rating of 5/10, I have found that if you perform the required preventive maintenance, the car will provide outstanding reliability. full 2012 Nissan Xterra review
2012 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Bulletproof. Drive and enjoy. Wear and tear is the only things you will care about. Trust me, I owned 4 of them, and they all are still in the family. This vehicle withstands a real abuse. If you do minimal maintenance - it will serve you for 10 years at least. full 2012 Nissan Xterra review