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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
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.9 133.1
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 30.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.0 60
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 103.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.7 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.0
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 100
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3828 3019
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 15 x 6.5
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
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
Displacement 3.5L/214 2.0L/121
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Murano Ford Escape
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
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
 
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