My guess is that the target was an appearance package as opposed to a functional one. For those that want the off-road look, but not the expense or maintenance of additional off-road hardware. I don't blame 'em either. A Dezert Runner is what I'd get if I didn't want 4WD. Looks cooler than your looks-like-a-fleet-truck SV.I've always wondered why Nissan didn't put a rear locker on the Desert Runners...does anybody know?