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Nissan Xterra repairs by problem area

Engine (39%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (17%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 557 repairs.
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Nissan Xterra repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (27%)

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Chart based on 457 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Nissan Xterra problems by year

2000 - 2004 (32%)

2005 - 2008 (57%)

2009 - 2014 (12%)

Chart based on 561 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Nissan Xterra

Nissan Xterra Personal Experiences: Pros
2012 4dr SUV 261-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range
This is the third Xterra which I have owned. My first was a 2000 and my second was a 2003 Xterra. This new one is a 2012 Xterra S model with standard transmission and four wheel drive. full 2012 Nissan Xterra review
2005 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
I owned an 02 Nissan Altima purchased with 19K and sold with 127K with no major problems. full 2005 Nissan Xterra review

Nissan Xterra Problems and Repair Histories

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