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2015 Jeep Patriot vs. 2014 Nissan Xterra Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Patriot than in the Nissan Xterra. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Patriot and the Nissan Xterra.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Patriot as you will with the Nissan Xterra, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Clearly, the Jeep Patriot is a better financial choice over the Nissan Xterra, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Patriot is much higher than that for the Nissan Xterra.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Patriot is much slimmer than the Nissan Xterra, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Jeep Patriot is slightly shorter than the Nissan Xterra, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The Jeep Patriot has much lower torque than the Nissan Xterra, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Jeep Patriot has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Xterra, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Xterra is clearly the choice over the Jeep Patriot for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Patriot has a lot less horsepower than the Nissan Xterra.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Patriot and the Nissan Xterra. The Jeep Patriot has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Xterra.

Warranty
The Jeep Patriot comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Xterra.


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2015 Jeep
Patriot

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MSRP*: $16,695 - $26,695

2014 Nissan
Xterra

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MSRP*: $23,390 - $30,320
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.34% As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 21 - 23 15 - 16
Highway MPG: 27 - 30 20 - 22
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
IIHS Safety Information

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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Side
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Rear
IIHS Safety Information

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Not Tested Marginal
Invoice*: $16,539 - $25,672 $22,415 - $28,725

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