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RIP, Nissan Xterra
RIP, Nissan Xterra

When the Nissan Xterra debuted in the 2000 model year, it was hard to ignore. It was big, it was rugged, and it was often bright yellow. Alas, the ray of sunshine known as the Xterra is fading fast. Its demise has been rumored since at least February, though the writing on the wall is much older...Read More»

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Feds: Most Cash For Clunkers Dealerships Followed The Rules

It seems that some Cash for Clunkers vehicles—and paperwork—have gone missing. We knew it would happen. With hundreds of thousands of vehicles taken on trade—some in good shape and worth potentially more than their $4,500 rebate value—it’s no surprise that a few, somewhere, didn’t end...Read More»

2010 Nissan Pathfinder
Four Nissan, Toyota SUVs Offer Lackluster Rollover Protection

Several popular mid-size SUVs from Nissan and Toyota—the 2010 Nissan Xterra, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Toyota 4Runner, and Nissan Pathfinder—have earned only lackluster rollover ratings in the latest round of testing from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). But these ratings, just...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier
Once Again, Nissan Recalls 2010 Armada, Frontier, Pathfinder, Titan, Xterra, and Infiniti QX56

Nissan has issued yet another recall for the 2010 Armada, Frontier, Pathfinder, Titan, Xterra, and the 2010 Infiniti QX56. The last alert for that group of vehicles was triggered by reports of faulty brake pedals and gas gauges. (A subsequent recall, limited to the Frontier, Pathfinder, and Xterra...Read More»

2010 Nissan Xterra
Recall Affects 2010 Nissan Pathfinder, Xterra, Frontier

Nissan is recalling 4,038 sport-utility vehicles and pickups that might have left the factory without properly tightened fasteners. The recall only pertains to 2010 Nissan Pathfinder, Xterra, and Frontier models manufactured within a rather narrow period: between February 22 and March 13, 2010. In...Read More»

2010 Nissan Armada
Nissan Recalls The Armada, Frontier, Pathfinder, Quest, Titan, Xterra, & Infiniti QX56

Nissan may be tardy to the recall party, but better late than never. The company has now issued recalls for a number of vehicles, including the Armada, Frontier, Pathfinder, Quest, Titan, Xterra, and the Infiniti QX56, citing problems that range from faulty brake pedals to malfunctioning gas...Read More»

Clunkers
Couple Finds Cash For Clunkers Trade Back On The Used Lot

A Southern California couple who decided to trade in their 2001 Nissan Xterra under the Cash for Clunkers program in August later found the vehicle for sale in the same dealership's used lot. Oops. It seems that the dealership, Volkswagen of Garden Grove, decided to forget about the CARS claim on...Read More»

2009 Nissan Xterra Spied!

Well, it’s approaching that time in the Nissan Xterra’s life cycle, and 2009 will bring a fresh look to the youth-oriented ute. Our photos clearly show that the 2009 Nissan Xterra’s grille will look more like that on the Nissan Frontier pickup truck, although not too many other changes and...Read More»

2001 Nissan Xterra SE
2001 Chicago Show, Part I

Sponsors of TCC's 2001 Chicago Auto Show coverage SHARPER FOCUS. It’s what Ford’s Special Vehicles Team pack leader John Colletti calls the “next obvious product” in the microbrand’s lineup: a 170-hp version of the very popular and, we’re told, very hip Ford Focus. The SVT Focus...Read More»

2000 Mercedes SLA concept
2000 Detroit Auto Show II

The most remarkable thing about the 2000 Detroit auto show thus far isn’t the staggering cost of the displays (clocked in at $350 million by the Detroit papers), or the stunning number of international journalists attending the show – some 7000, by count of the organizers. The most remarkable...Read More»

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