Despite its termination on the production in 2015, Xterra issued to be as the Nissan Xterra model. Due to the safety issues and the poor fuel efficiency the car was stopped from the production. Base on this fact, the new Nissan Xterra will come back with better fuel efficiency and advanced safety system as well as the redesign of the exterior and the interior.
With the new release of the car, it will be the third generation on the model. The second generation was first released back in 2005, and the last model of the third generation was introduced in 2010.
2019 Nissan Xterra Engine Specs
The 2019 Nissan Xterra model most likely will get the 4.0-liter V6 engine. The engine be able to create around 261 Horse Power and 281 pound-feet of torque. It is paired with 6 speed manual transmission gearbox. The other specification of the engine however hasn’t had revealed yet. On its assumptions, the engine will most likely be rated 19 for the city riding and 24 for the highway.
The amount of gallon used per mile in the new engine still a low number which is pretty wasteful compare to similar SUV from other brands even for Toyota’s lineup. Since the news about the engine hasn’t settled yet, the car might also get a 2.5-liter V4 engine, same as the Nissan Frontier’s engine. This engine can produce around 260 Horse Power and 280 pounds-feet of torque.
2019 Nissan Xterra Exterior and Interior Redesign
2019 Nissan Xterra will be using F-Alpha model as the platform. The platform has been using by many companies to their crossover as well. The appearance of the car will be very manly, bold and aggressive. It has clear cut and refined line to boost the rage design. It is pretty small grille, sit between boxy headlamps as to emphasize that it is made to conquer the road. The fog light placed just under the headlight on right in front of the bumper. The roof design also gives it a stronger look.
Inside the cabin, it will be very spacious with abundance of leg room and headroom. It has three-row seating setting that capable to take up to seven people. Nissan also provide the two-row seating configuration, able to accommodate five people. On the infotainment system, it will be equipped with 5.8-inch screen, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, better safety system, rearview camera, airbags, and many others.
The offer for the car will be started around $25.000. However, some rumors also said that it will be around $30.000 and can be up to $40.000 for the better trim. While the price is still debatable, the release of the 2019 Nissan Xterra hasn’t been confirmed it.
2020 Nissan Xterra Specs, Release Date and Redesign
There are rumors that 2020 Nissan Xterra will make its comeback in the upcoming years. The current model of the car is introduced back in 2005 as the second generation of the car. The most recent car actually was first introduced in 2010 but due to some reasons, it is stopped. Nissan made this car concept as it is best to ride to feel the rough terrain experience. Thus, with the new update of the car, the buyer will get many new things and also redesign from the previous edition of the car.
The 2020 Nissan Xterra might come with totally new engine than the previous one. It is rumored that under the hood there will be a 3-DOHC 5.0-liter V6 engine. This engine can produce approximately 264 Horse Power and the torque of 245 pounds-feet. This engine creates 6,000 RPM and 4,500 for the torque.
However, the new engine is not confirmed yet. So, it might still use the same engine as the current model. It is the 4.0-liter V6 engine. For this engine, it can generate about 261 Horse Power and 281 pounds-feet of torque. This engine is paired with six-speed manual transmission gearbox. It is available in 5-speed automatic transmission. The efficiency for the engine is pretty standard, rated 16 mpg in the city ride and 22 mpg on the highway.
2020 Nissan Xterra Exterior and Interior Redesign
The car is using the V-rack style at the front with higher basic design. The material for the body is also made of steel and aluminum to give it more strength and stability. The chassis of the car will adopt the Navara pickup truck. Overall, the design of the car is rather rough and give masculine look to it. It is reflected to almost its part like the front fascia and the rear side.
It is also come with the redesign of the grille and slightly change in the headlight. The headlight is design to look more modern. The change is also made to the taillight. Even though it has the rough and masculine look, the car still has the elegant yet glamorous look.
On the interior side of the car, it is most likely will be using the high-quality material. The interior will be dominated by the use of leather and wooden design. It also has plenty of room inside. Accommodating up to seven people inside the car, doesn’t make it feel crimpy.
It might be being said that the overall look in the interior will remain the same as the previous model. It will also feature the up to date technology in addition to keep with the trend. The buyers can find Bluetooth, maps, satellite radio, heated seat and other to keep the passengers entertained and feel comfortable.
The official release of the car hasn’t been made by the company yet. But, we expect the car will make its comeback in two years. While for the price 2020 Nissan Xterra is varied base on the trim, for the base model it can starts at $30.000 and go up to $40.000 for better trim.