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Selected Style 4-Door CXL RWD
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD CXL 16 21 $32,258 $35,645
4-Door RWD CXL Plus 16 21 $33,208 $36,695
4-Door AWD CXL 15 21 $34,023 $37,595
4-Door AWD CXL Plus 15 21 $34,973 $38,645
SE 2WD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD SE 16 21 $24,970 $27,000
4WD SE 15 19 $26,820 $29,000
2WD LE Platinum 16 21 $29,085 $31,450
4WD LE Platinum 15 19 $31,583 $34,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,258
$24,970
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,645
$27,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$594 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 31.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.5
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 51.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 56.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 56.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 92.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 182.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 68.1
Liftover Height (in) 32.1 31.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 35.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 85.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 32.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 38.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 56.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.6 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 18.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QTM NA
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P255/65R16
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 P255/65R16
Front Tire Order Code QTM NA
Spare Tire Order Code N79 NA
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P255/65R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4442 3871
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 110
Engine
Engine Type Gas L6 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 265 @ 3200
Engine Order Code LL8 NA
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000 240 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 21
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.55
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 4.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.05 2.79
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Nissan Pathfinder
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link w/air- Rigid 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) suspension w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double A-arm Independent Strut
 
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