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Long-Term Quality: How consumers sometimes pay the price

Quality issues can cost owners a great deal down the line. We look at the case of defects on two popular Nissan SUVs to track how they fared over the years and how a class action settlement didn't provide many owners much help.

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Nissan Xterra exits stage left [UPDATE]

Nissan Also Confirms 2016 Model Updates

Nissan is finally giving the Xterra the axe from its lineup, but the company has a lot of upgrades in store for the 2016 model year. New generations of the Maxima and Titan join the range, and refreshes for the Sentra and Altima are on the way.

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Bison in Yellowstone get their 15 minutes of fame in viral video

A couple touring Yellowstone National Park got a bit closer to the park's wildlife than they'd originally planned, when a bison rammed their SUV.

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Nissan Xterra discontinued after 2015

Edmunds reports that the Nissan Xterra is going out of production at the end of this model year, after 16 years in production. It's been on the ropes for at least two years, and declining sales led to Nissan deciding it couldn't justify spending the money to upgrade it.

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Nissan Xterra's fate hangs in the balance

The Nissan Xterra might not be long for this world, according to a report from Edmunds. The rugged SUV, which has always been a bit more of a hardcore, purpose-built vehicle than the rest of the Nissan SUV range. But it has also suffered from slowing sales, low fuel economy relative to the competition and gene

Four Wheeler crowns Ultimate Factory 4x4... who wins?

Nearly every automaker doing business in the SUV or pickup truck segments offers a package designed to improve the off-road capabilities of its wares. But, of course, not all such factory kits are created equal. How, then, to separate the wheat from the chaff? Gather each of them up and put them through their paces, naturally.

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Nissan recalling select 2012 Frontier, Pathfinder and Xterra models over wheel hub fractures

The Nissan Frontier, Xterra and Pathfinder might all be rugged trucks and SUVs, but two-wheel-drive versions of these vehicles are being recalled due to front suspension components that could possibly fail. According to the Jeffrey N. Ross

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Nissan Xterra to continue as traditional SUV

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

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Nissan SUV and pickup owners experiencing transmission failures

Nissan is facing a rash of complaints about automatic transmission failures in the company's trucks and SUVs, according to The New York Times. Certain 2005-2010 Frontier, Pathfinder and Xterra models may have an issue with their radiators which could cause coolant to mix with the

Review: 2011 Nissan Xterra Pro-4X

A Bonafide SUV That Refuses To Be CUV-ified

Nissan recalling 605,000 Frontier, Xterra and Sentra models over two issues

Nissan has issued a voluntary recall on select Frontier and Xterra models due to problems with the lower steering column joint and shaft, as well as the Steven J. Ewing

Nissan joins overheating Garmin sat-nav recall

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Nissan recalls 2010 Pathfinder, Xterra models over potential airbag faults

Have you ever been in the middle of a repair when the service manual called for a nut to be torqued to a very specific specification, except you didn't have a torque wrench? If this scenario sounds familiar to you, we're guessing "tight enough" may ring a bell as well. But the fact of the matter is that torque tools exist for a reason; a lesson even automakers need to learn from time to time.

Nissan recalls 540,000 vehicles for brake pedal pin, fuel gauge problems

Another day, another recall. This time Nissan is the automaker in question, recalling a total of 539,864 vehicles due to faulty brake pedal pins and fuel gauge components.

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