2011 Land Rover
LR4
vs. 2011 Nissan
Xterra PRO-4X

2011 Land-Rover LR4

9.9

starting from

$48,500

Reasons to buy the Land Rover LR4

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Quite powerful
375 HP @ 6,500 RPM
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Good cargo space
90.3 ft3
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Better suspension
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Has 3 rows of seats
2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X

9.0

starting from

$30,480

Reasons to buy the Nissan Xterra PRO-4X

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Good ground clearance for rough terrain
9.5"
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Below average city fuel efficiency
16 mpg
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Power mirrors
Standard
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Very inexpensive
$30,480
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 6.6
2011 Land-Rover LR4 Winner: LR4
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  • Enjoy additional natural light with the LR4 's standard sun roof
  • Leather comes standard on the LR4 ; the Xterra PRO-4X only offers cloth seats
  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the LR4 's power seats; not available on the Xterra PRO-4X
Practicality 10.0 vs 8.4
2011 Land-Rover LR4 Winner: LR4
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  • The LR4 offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Xterra PRO-4X
  • Room for 2 more people, 7 vs 5
  • Room for around 40% more stuff, 90.3 ft3 vs 65.7 ft3
Cost 9.4 vs 10.0
2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X Winner: Xterra PRO-4X
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  • The best price we've seen is $18,020 cheaper (around 40% less), $30,480 vs $48,500
  • Gets more than 30% more miles per gallon in the city, 16 mpg vs 12 mpg
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 9.6
2011 Land-Rover LR4 Winner: LR4
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  • It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the LR4 ; but it's not available at all on the Xterra PRO-4X
  • The LR4 has 1 more speaker, providing a better entertainment experience, 9 vs 8
Performance 10.0 vs 9.8
2011 Land-Rover LR4 Winner: LR4
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  • The LR4 's Semi-automatic transmission offers the best driving experience, Semi-automatic transmission vs Manual transmission
  • More than 40% more powerful, 375 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 261 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • The LR4 's power-to-weight ratio is around 10% better, providing a sportier ride, 15.6 lb/hp vs 16.9 lb/hp
Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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Road Tests - vs -
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  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times
Overall 9.9 vs 9.0

Luxury Features

Land Rover
LR4
2011 Land-Rover LR4
2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X Nissan
Xterra PRO-4X
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moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the LR4 's standard sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the LR4 's power seats; not available on the Xterra PRO-4X
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Not Available Leather comes standard on the LR4 ; the Xterra PRO-4X only offers cloth seats

Practicality

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LR4
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2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X Nissan
Xterra PRO-4X
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Passengers 7 vs 5 The LR4 has lots of passenger seats and the Xterra PRO-4X is OK, too
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Cargo space 90.3 ft3 vs 65.7 ft3 The LR4 has lots of cargo room and the Xterra PRO-4X is pretty good
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front seats 58.5 ft3 vs 57.1 ft3 The LR4 has roomy front seats and the Xterra PRO-4X is OK
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Base payload capacity 1325 lb vs 881 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Optional vs Standard A standard folding rear seat on the Xterra PRO-4X is a great way to free up space for road trips; requires optional upgrade on the LR4
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Not Available The LR4 offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Xterra PRO-4X
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Cupholders 8 vs 6 The LR4 has a good number of cupholders, but the Xterra PRO-4X is just OK
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Cost

Land Rover
LR4
2011 Land-Rover LR4
2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X Nissan
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MSRP $48,500 vs $30,480 The Xterra PRO-4X has a reasonable price, while the LR4 is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 12 mpg vs 16 mpg Very inefficient in the city
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basic warranty miles 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile The LR4 's %s warranty covers lots of miles, but the Xterra PRO-4X's doesn't cover many
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basic warranty years 4 year vs 3 year The LR4 's basic warranty is long lasting, but the Xterra PRO-4X's is very short

Entertainment System

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LR4
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2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X Nissan
Xterra PRO-4X
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Number of speakers 9 vs 8 The LR4 has more speakers and the Xterra PRO-4X is OK, too
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs Yes The Xterra PRO-4X's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the LR4 does not
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Standard vs Standard Both come standard with satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer Yes vs Yes The LR4 has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Optional vs Not Available It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the LR4 ; but it's not available at all on the Xterra PRO-4X

Performance

Land Rover
LR4
2011 Land-Rover LR4
2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X Nissan
Xterra PRO-4X
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Horsepower 375 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 261 HP @ 5,600 RPM The LR4 is very powerful, while the Xterra PRO-4X is only of average power
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 More gears
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Transmission Semi-automatic transmission vs Manual transmission Both the LR4 's semi-automatic transmission and the Xterra PRO-4X's Manual transmission are unusual transmissions for this class of vehicle
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 15.6 lb/hp vs 16.9 lb/hp The LR4 is a sporty car, while the Xterra PRO-4X is just average
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 37.6 ft vs 37.3 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Safety Features

Land Rover
LR4
2011 Land-Rover LR4
2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X Nissan
Xterra PRO-4X
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 5 vs 5 OK number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system None vs None

Crash Test Ratings

Land Rover
LR4
2011 Land-Rover LR4
2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X Nissan
Xterra PRO-4X
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Rollover resistance Unknown vs 3 stars
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Road Tests

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LR4
2011 Land-Rover LR4
2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X Nissan
Xterra PRO-4X
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0-60 mph 7.1 seconds vs 7.7 seconds Both vehicles have good 0-60 times
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Braking distance at 60mph 129 ft vs 135 ft The LR4 has above average braking ability for this class of vehicle, but the Xterra PRO-4X is just OK
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1/4 mile 15.5 s @ 93 mph vs 16.2 s @ 87 mph Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs Unknown
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Top speed Unknown vs 110 mph

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2011 Nissan Xterra X 2011 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab PRO-4X Xterra X vs Frontier Crew Cab PRO-4X
2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X 2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Xterra PRO-4X vs 4Runner Limited
2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X 2011 Nissan Pathfinder LE Xterra PRO-4X vs Pathfinder LE

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