2018 Nissan Xterra could be offered to customers in the US market, in its distinctive boxy release. Nissan ceased production of this SUV model after 2015 model year. However, the new masked copy of a similarly conceived SUV models, raising questions about the fate of this model. It is the Nissan Navara-based SUV.
The above-mentioned masked test specimen, the new Nissan SUV model has caused great controversy. Certainly we know that this model is based on the new generation Nissan NP300 Navara pickup models. Excellent success of this pickup, gave encouragement to the company to embark on the project of a new SUV model, which is based on it.
However, answers to some questions, still does not have. More precisely, it is not known what name will bring this new Nissan SUV. On the one hand, there is information that his name will be the 2018 Nissan Navara Sport SUV. However, there is information that this model represents a new edition of the old name. This information is mostly in favor of it, this is a pre-production version of the new generation, the redesigned 2018 Nissan Xterra models.
Design and Specs
Cessation of production of the old model was caused by an outdated design, which led to lower demand model. The company did not want to invest big money in the redesign and upgrade the new model. The production Xterra SUV completed. However, the Nissan NP300 Navara, proved to be an excellent starting point for the development of a completely new SUV model, with minimal investment. Chances are that the new Pathfinder SUV based, to be precisely all-new 2018 Nissan Xterra.
The new model has kept the look of the front part, identical to the Navara pickup. In contrast, the rear part of the vehicle, exceptionally, reminiscent of the last part of the previous generation Nissan Pathfinder SUV. This concept vehicle and its appearance, puts it in competition with the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Toyota Fortuner, Ford Everest, Isuzu MU-X and Chevrolet Trailblazer models.
The outside and the platform are taken from NP300 Navara models. However, within the vehicle can see the big impact of this pickup truck models. Regardless of the great similarities, Nissan Xterra 2018 should be expected with a higher level of equipment, with quality materials and quality workmanship. This model will offer exceptional comfort, convenience and functionality, and should not expect 5-seat and 7-seat versions.
2018 Nissan Xterra Engine Options
2015 model was available with a 4.0-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine with 261 hp at 5,600 rpm and 281 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm. This model has been offered for the FWD and AWD as well as with a 6-speed MT and 5-speed AT. Customers are able to select between X, S, and PRO-4X trim levels.
According to some information, the new Nissan Xterra 2018, will not be offered on the US market. This possibility opens up completely different options for power units. However, there are also information to indicate that this model will be a global model. It will be offered on the US market. If it is offered to American buyers, there is a great chance to keep the engine from the old model. Of course, with the option to offer a new engine.
Nissan could offer a more affordable, diesel-powered and properly truck-based alternative to the big V8 petrol-powered Patrol model currently on offer. For customers outside the North American continent. It is realistic to expect that the new model gets a 2.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine and the 2.3-liter turbo and bi-turbo diesel engines, among others.
How much will cost 2018 Nissan Xterra?
Last produced models were sold at prices ranging from about $ 23,700 to $ 30,600. More specifically, the X version cost $ 23,660, S version had a price of $ 25,670. The top version of the PRO-4X, reaching a price of $ 30,590. No word on pricing for the new model. It should be expected that the 2018 model has a starting price of about $ 24,000- $ 25,000.