The 2009 Nissan Xterra is a 4-door, 5-passenger sport-utility, available in 7 trims, ranging from the X 4X2 to the SE 4X4. The Xterra has a 5 Speed Automatic transmission, 4.0-liter V6, 261-horsepower engine, and gets a number of revisions for the new model year, including fresh styling and updated features.
In addition to the new front-end appearance, Xterra gets new wheel designs, new seat materials and colors, and standard roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags with rollover sensor for front and rear-seat outboard occupant head protection. Aslo featured are the new Roof-Mounted Off-Road Lights built into the roof rack air dam as a standard feature for Off-Road models, along with new side-step and roof rail colors and a new 4x4 badge on Xterra 4-wheel drive models.
Inside, 2009 Xterras get a new center instrument panel cluster with a new fascia and new HVAC switches, new standard leather-appointed seating on SE models and unique seat cloth on Off-Road models.