6 search results for "xterra"

Need Another Reason NOT to Call a Hero?

On September 22, Anna “Chrissy” Music-Peed, of Macon, GA, drove to the Jones County Sheriff’s Department to request an officer come to and investigate a vehicle that had been brought to her property by an acquaintance, that both she and her roommate strongly suspected to have been stolen. Music told policestateusa.com that it was a…

2012 Jeep Patriot

This one’s pretty easy.  Because there’s only one. One compact crossover SUV with a four-cylinder engine and a $15k starting price that’s available with a two-speed transaxle and Low range gearing. One small SUV that has the gear to go off-road – but won’t eat you alive with gas bills on-road. It’s the Jeep Patriot.…

Looking to buy a SUV, 4WD manual transmission

Hey Eric, Let me start by saying how much I enjoy your website and reviews. I have a question for you – I am looking to buy a SUV, 4WD manual transmission, preferably at least 6 cylinder, reasonably priced, and one that will last. I have a RWD Jeep Grand Cherokee with 120,000 miles, and…

2011 Ford Explorer

The circle is now complete. The very first “SUV” – the vehicle that almost singlehandedly turned the market for passenger cars into a market for trucks  – and truck-based vehicles called SUVs – is now a car. Or at least it’s built on a car’s underthings. The previous Explorer’s truck-based frame – and truck-based 4WD…

2011 Dodge Nitro

The Dodge Nitro isn’t a favorite of car journalists. Google reviews of this chunky little SUV and you’ll see it gets slammed a lot. It has a silly name (ok, fair enough). It’s got “vague steering” and “trucky handling.” Well, yeah. But that’s because it is trucky – unlike virtually all the car-based, light-duty “crossovers”…