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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 1
Average Mileage:
40,000 miles

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2002 Nissan Xterra brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Nissan Xterra Owner Comments

problem #2

May 292011

Xterra

  • 80,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2002 Nissan Xterra. The contact stated that while driving approximately 55 mph, the vehicle became unstable and the driver lost control of the vehicle. As a result, the driver crashed into a guard rail causing the vehicle to roll over twice. The air bags failed to deploy. The driver sustained fatal injuries. A police report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000. Updated 02/05/15

- Elkridge , MD, USA

problem #1

Jun 152014

Xterra 4WD 6-cyl

  • miles
I bought the car from hertz, thecar had been in a accident before I bought it. I did not find out about the accident until after I bought the car. The car tires could not stay aligned, the headlights were shooting up about 15 feet off the ground, there is paint splatter on the inside of the car motor, paint splatter on the outside by the guards tire, and you can see paint on the hood by the window on the right side, the toe hook on the right side looks to be new.there is a paint line on the inside of engine compartment, the hood is new, there isno rubber mount on the hood arm that hold the hook up. Over spray on the left drivers door.

- Bend, OR, USA

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