The 2019 Nissan Xterra is a real body-on-frame SUV made for harsh trails and delight of the off-road pilgrims. The new model isn’t afraid to sacrifice some comfort and luxuries to get this right. The truck-based design makes this vehicle solid as a rock, and the available four-wheel-drive system will get you over any rocky terrain.
Still, the interior gives more than enough comfort and space, and it’s very useful for storing the gear. The exterior is getting a minor redesign, all in order to improve and expand the interior cargo load. Under the hood is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder powertrain, and this unit will improve the towing capacity of the vehicle.
2019 Nissan Xterra Exterior
With huge roof rails, puffy fender flares, and tall boxy shape, the exterior of 2019 Nissan Xterra looks very different than the usual SUV. But, all these features have a significant function on the new model. The redesigned body shape maximizes interior capacity, while still making the vehicle maneuverable off-road. The new Xterra comes with a unique mesh grille, slightly wider front bumper and narrower body. This shape will surely improve the aerodynamics of the vehicle.
The taillights and headlights. are getting a new look as well. The fender flares allow those big wheels to do their job up and down without interfering with the body. Moreover, they are not just a paperclip of the new Xterra styling, these features can carry quite a bit of equipment. Also, if you choose the Pro-4X model you’ll get skidplates around the oil pan and transfer case in addition to the standard one.
2019 Nissan Xterra Interior
The interior of the upcoming 2019 Nissan Xterra isn’t exactly the class leader when it comes to luxury. But instead, effective design and forthright layout underline ease of use and usefulness. The high roof and the at-the-movies style raised back seats provides excellent headroom and a majestic view out. Furthermore, in situations when you are carrying more cargo than the people, the 3-passenger second row folds flat in a 60/40 split.
Also, the Pro-4X models will profit from a fold-flat front passenger seat. Now you can store bulky items easily in the vehicle. One of the new and useful stuff in the cabin is adding a telescoping steering wheel. This will enormously help the drivers to fine-tune and adjust the wheel in the way they like it. The standard equipment includes cruise control, entry and power lock doors, power windows, a 6-speaker sound system, and USB inputs.
2019 Nissan Xterra Pro-4X
Certainly, the most interesting trim level of the new 2019 Nissan Xterra is the Pro-4X model. This trim comes with all of the standard equipment and adds the leather seats, premium audio and offer plenty of off-road goodies. The additional equipment includes Bilstein dampers and a selectable locking rear differential. Moreover, the Pro-4X comes with BF Goodrich Rugger Terrain tires as standard. On the dry weather, these tires offer an impressive amount of grip over the dirt and gravel on the harsh grounds.
Under the hood of the Pro-4X will probably be a 4.0-liter V6 powertrain with 261 hp and a 281 lb-ft of torque. The four-wheel drive will be a standard on these models and the engine comes paired with a 6-speed manual transmission. Also, the advanced towing package is available for this trim level. The Pro 4-X also add skid plates around the oil pan and fuel tank.
2019 Nissan Xterra Specs
The new 2019 Nissan Xterra share the same concept with its sibling, the Nissan Frontier. So, this could mean that these two vehicles will share the same drivetrain as well. After the redesign, the vehicle will get a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder powertrain. Also, the turbocharged version will make 2019 Nissan Xterra very competent in the off-road adventures. A r
With the power of 260 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque, the new model will gain better-towing capacity than before. The new Xterra is set to tow up to 5,000 pounds. A 5-speed automatic transmission is the only gearbox choice for the base model, while for the 4WD Pro-4X a 6-speed manual is available as well. The fuel economy isn’t a strong point of the new model. The EPA city/highway for the RWD engine is 16/22 mpg and 16/20 mpg for the 4WD unit.
2019 Nissan Xterra Release Date and Price
The forthcoming 2019 Nissan Xterra will have three trim levels: the base X, S, and the Pro-4X. The MSRP of a rear-wheel drive Nissan Xterra X starts around $24,500. That includes the $860 destination charge. The S model also has an RWD and MSRP which starts at $26,300. If you want to four-wheel drive system on your X or S, you’ll have to pay $2,000 to the price.
However, if you choose the manual gearbox on the S or Pro 4-X, in that case, the price is closer to $1,000. The top-ranking Pro-4X with automatic transmission, leather upholstery will run about $33,000. The main competition of the new model surely will be the Toyota Fortuner and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. The release of the new 2019 Nissan Xterra is planned for the third quartal of the year.