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Price Comparison (MSRP): Nissan Xterra vs. Toyota Highlander

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Invoice Comparison: Nissan Xterra vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Total Price

Nissan Xterra S   
Difference: 9,262

Lowest Total Invoice

Nissan Xterra S   
Difference: 6,851
Model Year20152015201520152015
ModelXterraHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlander
TrimSLE PlusXLELimitedLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 25,670 33,290 36,590 40,190 42,680
Base Invoice 24,783 30,394 33,407 36,694 38,968
Value Package 540        
Class III trailer hitch 480        
Floor mats 135 225 225 225 225
Cargo cover 105        
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 210        
Class II trailer hitch   699 699 699 699
Rear bumper protector   129 129 129 129
Running boards   599 599 599 599
AWD   1,460 1,460 1,460 1,460
Value Package   0 0 0 0
Class III trailer hitch   0 0 0 0
Floor mats   140 140 140 140
Cargo cover   0 0 0 0
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   0 0 0 0
Class II trailer hitch   480 480 480 480
Rear bumper protector   89 89 89 89
Running boards   375 375 375 375
AWD   1,333 1,333 1,333 1,333
Options (show) (change) 1,470 3,112 3,112 3,112 3,112
Options (show) (change) 1,177 2,417 2,417 2,417 2,417
Destination 885 885 885 885 885
Total Price 28,025 37,287 40,587 44,187 46,677
Total Invoice 26,845 33,696 36,709 39,996 42,270

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Summary

For this 2015 Nissan Xterra vs. 2015 Toyota Highlander price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Xterra vs. Highlander Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Xterra and Highlander will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Nissan Xterra S's price is $2,642 lower than the Toyota Highlander XLE's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Xterra vs. Highlander Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Nissan Xterra S, the Toyota Highlander XLE includes additional features worth $9920. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Nissan Xterra vs. Toyota Highlander Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $9920 adjustment for the Toyota Highlander XLE's additional features, the Nissan Xterra S is $2,642 less than the Nissan Xterra S.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Xterra vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Xterra S
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 2,642
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 892
Model Year20152015201520152015
ModelXterraHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlander
TrimSLE PlusXLELimitedLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine261hp V6270hp V6270hp V6270hp V6270hp V6
TransmissionA5T6T6T6T6
DrivetrainRWDAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG18/24 MPG18/24 MPG18/24 MPG18/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 6?, 6?, 6?, 9?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/70-16245/60-18245/60-18245/55-19245/55-19
Total Price28,02537,28740,58744,18746,677
Adjustments for Features0-6,195-9,920-11,495-13,795
Feature-Adjusted Total Price28,02531,09230,66732,69232,882
Cost Above Minimum042502,0252,215
Total Invoice26,84533,69636,70939,99642,270
Adjustments for Features0-5,598-8,972-10,405-12,493
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice26,84528,09827,73729,59129,777
Cost Above Minimum036101,8542,040

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Features Comparison: Nissan Xterra vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20152015201520152015
ModelXterraHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlander
TrimSLE PlusXLELimitedLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
5-speed automatic$900    
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100$1100$1100$1100
RWD$0    
AWD $1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control    $750
Cruise control$250$250$250$250 
Heated steering wheel    $100
Power liftgate $350$350$350$350
Proximity key  $250$250$250
Sunshades, second row  $125$125$125
Tilt steering wheel, manual$150    
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250$250$250$250
Universal garage door opener  $100$100$100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed    $150
Blind spot warning system   $200$200
Brake assist $50$50$50$50
Forward collision warning    $200
Full-size spare tire$225    
Hill descent control $250$250$250$250
Knee airbag, driver $100$100$100$100
Lane departure warning system    $200
Obstacle detection, rear   $300$300
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system    $100
Rear cross-traffic detection   $100$100
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75$75$75
Side curtain airbags$350    
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500$500$500$500
Termporary spare tire $150$150$150$150
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rack$300    
Cargo area rails w/tie downs$50    
Cargo mat $40$40$40$40
Class II trailer hitch $200$200$200$200
Class III trailer hitch$250    
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150$150$150$150
Roof rails  $250$250$250
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125$125$125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150    
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100 $100$100$100
Automatic climate control, front $200$200$200$200
Dual-zone climate control $125$125$125$125
HD radio $50$50$50$50
Intercom  $25$25$25
MP3-compatible player $50$50$50$50
Navigation system  $600$600$600
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250$250$250$250
Rear HVAC unit $400$400$400$400
Telematics service, such as OnStar    $350
Traffic + travel information $25$25$25$25
Voice control for audio system $25   
Voice control for nav and audio  $100$100$100
Wiper de-icer $25$25$25$25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350$350$350$350
Bodyside moldings$75    
Panoramic sunroof    $1200
Rear spoiler $200$200$200$200
Running boards $350$350$350$350
Skid plate (one)$50    
Sunroof  $900$900 
Tubular side steps$350    
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75$75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights    $200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150 $150$150$150
Automatic headlights $125$125$125$125
Automatic-off headlights$25    
Compass$0    
Conversation mirror $25$25$25$25
Heated mirrors $25$25$25$25
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50$50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50$50$50
Interior ambient lighting  $150$150$150
Outside temperature display $50$50$50$50
Trip computer $150$150$150$150
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25$25$25
Visor mirror, driver$10    
Visor mirror, passenger$10    
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential $150$150$150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50$50$50$50
Cooled or ventilated front seats   $300$300
Door sill trim plates   $100$100
Foldaway tray table, second row   $75$75
Folding third row seats $600$600$600$600
Heated front seats  $200$200$200
Heated second row seats    $200
Leather seating surfaces  $900$900$900
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150$150$150$150
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75$75$75$75
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50    
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50    
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75$75$75
Manual recliner, third row seats $125$125$125$125
Manual tilt adjuster, driver seat$50    
Memory system, driver seat   $200$200
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat   $100$100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Power recliner, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat   $100$100
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat   $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Stain-resistant fabric $100   
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
White-letter tires$0    
Total Value of Features$3,545$9,740$13,465$15,040$17,340
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$6,195$9,920$11,495$13,795
Value of Feature Adjustments0-5,598-8,972-10,405-12,493

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Xterra vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20152015
ModelXterraHighlander
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase106.3 in109.8 in
Length178.7 in191.1 in
Width72.8 in75.8 in
Height74.9 in68.1 in
Curb Weight4,143 lb.4,454 lb.
Fuel Capacity21.1 gal.19.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in40.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.3 in59.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.9 in57.2 in
Row 1 Legroom42.4 in44.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.3 in39.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.3 in59.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room46.1 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom34.4 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in35.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in55.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in45.6 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in27.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.2 ft313.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
35.242.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
65.7 ft378.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Xterra S

Value Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Fog lights125Yes
Roof rack crossbars50No
Tubular side steps350No
Total Requested12524%
Total Not Requested40076%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander LE Plus

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander XLE

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

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