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Nissan Xterra to continue as traditional SUV

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Jan 12th, 2012 at 6:40PM

Nissan has good news for anyone weeping about the fact that the 2013 Pathfinder has abandoned its body-on-frame ways. The company isn't completely ditching legitimate SUVs for the crossover crowd. According to Car and Driver, the Nissan Xterra will continue to shun a unibody design for the conceivable future. The magazine spoke with engineers familiar with the development of the Xterra who said the vehicle will share its DNA with the Nissan Frontier for years to come. That means buyers will still be able to enjoy the vehicle's truckish charm and legitimate off-road chops. Those who want... Read More

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