Compare 2006 Ford Escape vs 2006 Nissan Murano

2006 Ford Escape
2006 Nissan Murano
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4-Door 2.3L XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.3L XLS 24 29 $18,120 $19,380
4-Door 2.3L 4WD XLS 22 26 $19,713 $21,130
4-Door 2.3L XLT 22 26 $20,992 $22,535
4-Door 3.0L XLT 20 24 $21,770 $23,390
4-Door 3.0L XLT Sport 20 24 $22,494 $24,185
4-Door 2.3L 4WD XLT 21 24 $22,585 $24,285
4-Door 3.0L Limited 20 24 $23,171 $24,930
4-Door 3.0L 4WD XLT 19 23 $23,362 $25,140
4-Door 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 19 23 $24,086 $25,935
4-Door 3.0L 4WD Limited 19 23 $24,763 $26,680
4-Door 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $25,049 $26,900
4-Door 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,528 $28,525
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4-Door V6 2WD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door V6 2WD S 20 25 $25,381 $27,600
4-Door V6 2WD SL 20 25 $26,807 $29,150
4-Door V6 AWD S 19 24 $26,852 $29,200
4-Door V6 AWD SL 19 24 $28,278 $30,750
4-Door V6 AWD SE 19 24 $29,151 $31,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,120
$25,381
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,380
$27,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$460 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 59.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 43.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 56.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.2 109.9
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.7
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 59.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
43.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
69.7 66.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 64.0
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 111.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 74.0
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 64.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 7.0
Length, Overall (in)
174.9 187.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
35.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.3 32.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
38.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
59.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.3 81.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 12.13 x 0.63
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.65 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x .5 12.6 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.5 21.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.7 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.9 18.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T145/90R17 T165/90D18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/75R15 P235/65TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/75R15 P235/65TR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3184 3835
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.3 9.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
152 @ 4250 246 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
99Z NA
Displacement
2.3L/121 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
153 @ 5800 245 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SEFI SMFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 NA
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 NA
Trans Type
5 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.45 1.766
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 NA
Trans Order Code
443 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 5.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD CVT Automatic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Nissan Murano
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 20
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 26

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