Many believe that we will soon have redesigned 2018 Nissan Xterra in its new generation. When Nissan, 2015, ceased production Xterra SUV models, all sent him into retirement. However, when they appeared photos masked copies Nissan Boxy SUV, Xterra section has reopened. This distinctive model would again could be offered on the US market.
There is no doubt that the implementation of the new Nissan SUV certain. It remains a question that will bring this new model. More specifically, the aforementioned masked test specimen has opened many questions. It is certain that this is a model that is based on the Nissan NP300 Navara pickup truck model. The company wants to take advantage of exceptional quality, the success and popularity of the new generation of pickup models, but has decided to offer its version of the SUV.
The Nissan Navara-based SUV has left open many questions. The answers to some questions are not yet known. Most of the controversy has been about the title that will bring a new model. Some sources suggest that the vehicle will carry the name of the 2018 Nissan Navara Sport SUV. Quite the contrary, there are indications that the company will take advantage of several well-known name, and thus continue a successful franchise. Therefore, we can expect the new 2018 Nissan Xterra in a brand new release, as well as representatives of the new generation models.
Design and Configurations
Nissan has decided to withdraw the Xterra SUV from the offer, due to the weak sales results, which this model recorded in the last years of their production. There is an opinion that the reason for poor sales, outdated model that was on offer. The company did not want to invest big money in its further development, but was withdrawn from sale and production.
However, the new situation, opens a new chapter and provides a new chance Xterra model. Nissan NP300 Navara and a new SUV based on it, reduce costs, which would be necessary to develop a completely new model. So perhaps there are chances that the 2018 Nissan Xterra is the Navara-based SUV.
As for the exterior design, though, it suggests a new boxy SUV. The aforementioned prototype has the same front end as the Nissan Navara pickup. Viewed from the side, this model resembles the old Xterra, but also the old Pathfinder SUV, while the rear end of the vehicle almost identical to the previous generation Pathfinder. Regardless of the similarities with some models of Nissan SUV lineup, the new model resembles the Navara pickup. It is based on it, and uses the same platform.
The interior also has great similarities with the NP300 Navara model. However, as this is a SUV model, we should expect various modifications. First of all, Nissan Xterra 2018 will offer higher quality materials, and finer final drafting. Also, we should expect greater comfort and convenience, with the latest technology and entertainment. According to some reports, this new Nissan SUV will offer the 5-seat and 3-row 7-seat versions.
2018 Nissan Xterra Specs and Competitors
Great influence on the supply of powertrains, will have the company’s decision on where the market will be offered a new model. More specifically, there are various information and rumors on this model. On the one hand it says that the new model will be offered in the US market, while other sources claim that this will be a global model.
If it is offered to the US market, is likely to keep the same specification as the previous model. This means that it will be offered in the X, S, and PRO-4X versions. For all versions would be available the same engine, the 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. The old model offered a FWD and AWD with, as well as with a 6-speed MT and 5-speed AT. Offer FWD and AWD should remain, while the possible promotion or offer a new transmission.
It will be offered to as a global model, or a model that will be available on the US market. 2018 Nissan Xterra/Nissan Navara-based SUV, is expecting a completely different solutions to drive. In this case, Nissan could offer a more affordable, diesel-powered and properly truck-based alternative to the big V8 petrol-powered Patrol model currently on offer. Also referred to, and 4-cylinder 2.5-liter diesel engine, as well as the 2.3 liter turbo-diesel engines, such abilities.
As a global model, the new Nissan SUV will compete with Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Toyota Fortuner, Ford Everest, Isuzu MU-X and Chevrolet Trailblazer models.
How much will cost 2018 Nissan Xterra
According to some information, this model will be priced at around $ 24,500. It’s projected price for the base model, while the price for versions with higher trim levels were higher. In the previous, generation Xterra SUV model X version cost $ 23,660, S version had a price of $ 25,670, while the top version of the PRO-4X, reaching a price of $ 30,590.