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2014 Nissan Xterra vs. 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Xterra than in the Toyota FJ Cruiser. The Toyota FJ Cruiser offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Nissan Xterra, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Xterra as you will with the Toyota FJ Cruiser, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Nissan Xterra will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota FJ Cruiser. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Nissan Xterra and the Toyota FJ Cruiser have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Nissan Xterra transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota FJ Cruiser.

Handling
The Nissan Xterra has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Toyota FJ Cruiser, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Nissan Xterra, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Toyota FJ Cruiser. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Nissan Xterra and the Toyota FJ Cruiser.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Nissan Xterra and the Toyota FJ Cruiser. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Nissan Xterra as you will in the Toyota FJ Cruiser.

Warranty
The Nissan Xterra comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota FJ Cruiser.


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2014 Nissan
Xterra

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MSRP*: $23,390 - $30,320

2014 Toyota
FJ Cruiser

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MSRP*: $27,680 - $29,270
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.05% --
City MPG: 15 - 16 16 - 17
Highway MPG: 20 - 22 --
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
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: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Marginal Good
Invoice*: $22,415 - $28,725 $25,743 - $27,221

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