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Selected Style 4-Door SL 2WD V6
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD V6 SL 20 25 $26,025 $28,300
4-Door 2WD V6 SE 20 25 $26,898 $29,250
4-Door AWD V6 SL 20 24 $27,496 $29,900
4-Door AWD V6 SE 20 24 $28,369 $30,850
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,391 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS 19 25 $18,929 $20,400
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS 18 23 $20,431 $22,050
4-Door 103" WB XLT 19 25 $20,981 $22,655
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT 18 23 $22,482 $24,305
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $22,764 $24,615
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $24,243 $26,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,025
$17,391
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,300
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$472 / month
$312 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 56.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.4 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.9 133.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.0 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 64.2 61
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.0 7.8
Length, Overall (in) 187.6 173
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 69.1
Liftover Height (in) 30.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.0 60
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 103.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.6 69.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.6 33.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.1 10.9 x .5
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.13 x 0.63 NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.7 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.6 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/65TR18 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/65TR18 P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size T165/90D18 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3828 3019
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.2 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 5800 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 246 @ 4400 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99B
Displacement 3.5L/214 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.766 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.06
Trans Order Code NA 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.17 4.59
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.03
Trans Description Cont. CVT Automatic Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) NA 3.67
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.31
Trans Type 1 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Murano Ford Escape
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 20 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 26 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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