Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Nissan Xterra, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Nissan Xterra and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Xterra as you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Nissan Xterra will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan Xterra carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.
The Nissan Xterra is a little narrower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Nissan Xterra is slightly shorter than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, which may make it easier to park.
With somewhat higher torque, the Nissan Xterra transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.
The Nissan Xterra has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When considering towing capacity, the Nissan Xterra is clearly the choice over the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited for pulling heavy loads. The Nissan Xterra has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Nissan Xterra and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The Nissan Xterra has less cargo space than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Nissan Xterra comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.
Compare the 2014 Nissan Xterra and the 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.
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MSRP*: $23,390 - $30,320
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MSRP*: $26,195 - $34,995
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||As low as 3.84%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 4.20%||As low as 4.39%|
|City MPG:||15 - 16||16|
|Highway MPG:||20 - 22||20 - 21|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Safety Rating: Front
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|Safety Rating: Rear
|Invoice*:||$22,415 - $28,725||$25,477 - $32,961|
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