The 2016 Nissan Xterra is a powerful SUV that has been redesigned and improved upon. It is not only as strong as the earlier version but it also comes with a number of improvements that help to make it a strong performer. The main changes to the vehicle include a more powerful chassis and an improved and stronger axle. The new changes also help to make this SUV look very powerful. There are speculations that Nissan will make their new Xterra a bit heavier than the earlier version. Also, the company is also thinking about making the roof bigger than before.
2016 Nissan Xterra Interior and Exterior Redesign
On the outside, the new Xterra will have improved headlights and bigger sized fog lamps. In addition, the grille is smaller and the wheel guards have been improved upon. The center of the body is very solid. The top is also bigger and there is also a nice independent front suspension. All in all, the vehicle looks very forceful. The logo has been positioned in the middle of the grille.
On the inside, the Xterra remains more or less unchanged. The same features are included in the new Xterra as are available in its predecessor like a five-inch color audio display and Bluetooth connectivity with streaming audio. The Xterra also comes equipped with a satellite radio and it has a USB port and it also supports hands-free text messaging. The seat covers are better than in the earlier version and there are also six airbags as well as a rear camera in the cabin. The instrument panel has been mounted on a decent sized LCD screen. On the center console the company has introduced a 5.8-inch touchscreen, which helps to improve the car’s infotainment system.
The new Xterra is certainly a very comfortable SUV. Though no major changes are planned for this vehicle, it will still benefit from a number of redesign ideas. The headlights and accessories as well as consoles will all be better than earlier versions. The Xterra also packs a lot of punch and muscle. What surprises everyone is that Nissan is considering designing its new 2016 Nissan Xterra with more weight as compared to the existing version. The company also plans to give the Xterra a larger roof. All in all, this vehicle is very promising and is very comfortable.
2016 Nissan Xterra Engine Specs
Beneath the bonnet, lies a powerful 4.0-liter V6 engine, which is capable of producing 261 hp and 281 pound feet of torque. There is also a chance that Nissan will offer a diesel engine. The new 2016 Nissan Xterra’s engine will be coupled to either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed auto transmission. The Xterra can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in between 7.2 and 7.4 seconds.
2016 Nissan Xterra Release Date, Competitors and Price
The new 2016 Nissan Xterra should be introduced into the market either this year or in 2016. Some reports suggest that buyers will get an opportunity to catch a glimpse of this car at the Motor Display in 2015. Its main competitors include the Jeep Wrangler and Toyota FJ Cruiser as well as Jeep Cherokee. The base model of the new Xterra should cost you between 24000 dollars and 31000 dollars.