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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD SE 13 19 $31,548 $34,700
4WD SE 13 18 $34,093 $37,500
2WD LE 13 19 $36,366 $40,000
4WD SE Off-Road 13 18 $37,275 $41,000
4WD LE 13 18 $38,912 $42,800
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS 15 21 $24,252 $26,530
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $25,761 $28,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 20 $26,232 $28,755
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 21 $26,829 $29,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $27,518 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,741 $30,450
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $28,586 $31,400
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 20 $28,809 $31,650
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $29,499 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $29,578 $32,515
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $30,567 $33,625
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 21 $30,646 $33,715
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,558 $34,740
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 20 $32,626 $35,940
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,548
$24,252
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,700
$26,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$578 / month
$442 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 41.9 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 60.1 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 59.0
Passenger Capacity 8 5
Third Leg Room (in) 32.2 NA
Second Head Room (in) 40.0 38.7
Third Hip Room (in) 48.8 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.5 59.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.4
Third Head Room (in) 35.9 NA
Front Hip Room (in) 61.3 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 188.4 -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 63.7 NA
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.5 -
Wheelbase (in) 123.2 113.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA 32.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 73.7
Track Width, Front (in) 67.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.86 -
Length, Overall (in) 206.9 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA 32.9
Height, Overall (in) 77.8 72.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.2
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 44.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.2
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 31.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 193.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 56.7 45.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 97.1 85.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 20.0 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 44.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.0 x 0.43
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.9 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28.0 22.5
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.7 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 36.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 18.9
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA T52
Front Tire Size P265/70R18 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P265/70R18 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T52
Spare Tire Order Code NA T52
Rear Tire Size P265/70R18 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 721
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6500 3110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 650 311
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5168 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2332
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3340
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2108
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2860
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1950
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System NA SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 385 @ 3600 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code NA 99E
Displacement 5.6L/339 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 305 @ 4900 210 @ 5100
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 21
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.29
Trans Order Code NA 44V
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.22
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.54
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Armada Ford Explorer
Body Code - NA
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear - TBD - Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3240
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2200
Axle Type - Rear - Ford SLA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2470
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.55
Axle Type - Front - Ford SLA
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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