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Selected Style 4-Door 103" WB XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS 23 28 $17,058 $18,185
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS 22 26 $18,537 $19,810
4-Door 103" WB XLT 23 28 $18,469 $19,735
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT 22 26 $19,947 $21,360
4-Door XE 2WD I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD I4 Manual XE 19 24 $16,740 $17,999
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual XE 16 19 $17,717 $19,049
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic XE 16 19 $18,647 $20,049
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual SE 16 19 $21,333 $23,199
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic SE 16 19 $22,253 $24,199
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual XE 16 18 $19,577 $21,049
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic XE 15 19 $20,507 $22,049
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual SE 16 18 $23,173 $25,199
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic SE 15 19 $24,093 $26,199
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,058
$16,740
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,185
$17,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$300 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 52.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 133.1 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 32.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 38.6
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 54.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 54.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.9 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 36.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 104.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 70.4
Side Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in) 33.4 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 41.0 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 25.4 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 173.0 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.8 -
Height, Overall (in) 69.1 69.4
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 59.3
Track Width, Front (in) - 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.7
Length, Overall (in) - 178.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 52.6 36.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.9 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.0 44.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 59.0 69.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 64.8 65.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.65 10.2 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.00 10.2 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 19.4
Steering
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 17.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P235/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code T7J NA
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P235/70R15
Spare Tire Size T135/90R17 P235/70R15
Front Tire Order Code T7J NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2991 3504
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 70
Engine
Displacement 2.0L (121) 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 5400 143 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 154 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99B NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.310 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.837 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.454 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.058 1.90
Trans Order Code 443 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.588 4.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.030 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.666 3.32
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Nissan Xterra
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Leaf Springs
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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