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Old    Geoffrey Haynie (06outbackv)      Join Date: Dec 2006       05-07-2007, 7:09 PM Reply   
Does/has anyone towed there boat w/an Xterra. I have an 06 Outback V and was wondering if my wife's 06 Xterra would tow it okay. I normally tow w/my 1500 Z71 but the steering box went out and I don't know how long it will take them to fix it. So if I wanna go ride my only tow rig is my wife's Xterra. Thanks all.
Old    tony burks (tonality)      Join Date: Mar 2005       05-07-2007, 8:10 PM Reply   
The new ones are rated at 5k i think...but i wouldn't tow it too far. Too short a wheelbase to do any long hauls safely.
Old    Dhtige Hill (dh03r6)      Join Date: Mar 2007       05-07-2007, 9:38 PM Reply   
i have a frontier v6 i tow my supra its not a great settup but it will do for short hauls
Old    Jay Pochynuk (sk_centurion)      Join Date: Oct 2006       05-07-2007, 9:39 PM Reply   
My lady and I have an 07 Xterra and I have though about towing the boat with it. I don't have a hitch on mine yet so I have not. I have an 07 GMC Serria so I have not got to tow with the Xterra. I think It could but I wouldnt tow to far they have a ton of power for a V6 4.0
Old    Rich (rson)      Join Date: Jun 2002       05-07-2007, 9:46 PM Reply   
http://www.courtesyparts.com/nissan-manual/pdf/2006NissanTowingGuide.pdf

Here you go.

Tow Away
Old    Todd (snyper1d)      Join Date: Mar 2005       05-07-2007, 11:33 PM Reply   
I have an 06 Nismo Frontier, and as said before, it's a great rig for just towing around town and to/from the ramp. If you have to go anywhere that requres some distance and hills, get a friend who has a diesel or a big v8/10.

I think the furthest I have towed is about an hour away. I need to put an additional tranny cooler on this spring if i decide to tow it alot.

Oh, and I have an 01 X-Star on tandem.
Old    tony burks (tonality)      Join Date: Mar 2005       05-08-2007, 8:08 AM Reply   
Hey Jay, where do you live? We've got a sierra and xterra in our driveway too, along with a non-standard boat (MB)...kooky.
Old    entrust clothing (entrustclothing)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-08-2007, 8:38 AM Reply   
i had an 05 frontier crew cab, same as xterrra basically and i towed my 5000lbs mobius xlv for over a year with it and it towed it fine
Old    Jay Pochynuk (sk_centurion)      Join Date: Oct 2006       05-08-2007, 9:06 AM Reply   
Tony I Live in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. I dont have my GMC yet I get it tommorow I had to order it because I got the 6.0 Vortec max engine and I could not find one with the options I wanted. I sold my F 150 I can't wait to get my new truck. I will have a Black 07 GMC, Dark Grey 07 Xterra off road and a Blue & White 05 Centurion Lightning. My driveway is full.
Old    Evil0ne (evil0ne)      Join Date: Sep 2006       05-08-2007, 9:29 AM Reply   
There's someone I've seen twice pulling a 23 LSV without a problem.
Old    Todd (ifinallygota21v)      Join Date: Oct 2006       05-08-2007, 11:04 AM Reply   
i pull my 21v just fine
Old    Todd (snyper1d)      Join Date: Mar 2005       05-08-2007, 1:10 PM Reply   
Everyone post pics of your Nissan/boat tow combos!
Old    Rodney (skillz)      Join Date: Jan 2005       05-08-2007, 7:44 PM Reply   
UploadUse the Xterra for short trips to home lake. Dodge Ram for long trips.

(Message edited by skillz on May 08, 2007)
Old    Chris (rio_sanger)      Join Date: Apr 2007       05-08-2007, 7:49 PM Reply   
kinda scarey when the tow'ee weighs more than the tow'er...good luck, hope you're not on the same highway that I'm on!!!
Old    dennis engle (deneng)      Join Date: Feb 2005       05-08-2007, 9:57 PM Reply   
Man gotta definately be aware of your stoping distance.

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