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Selected Style 4-Door S FWD V6
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD V6 S 20 25 $24,967 $27,150
4-Door FWD V6 SL 20 25 $26,346 $28,650
4-Door FWD V6 SE 20 25 $27,220 $29,600
4-Door AWD V6 S 20 24 $26,439 $28,750
4-Door AWD V6 SL 20 24 $27,818 $30,250
4-Door AWD V6 SE 20 24 $28,692 $31,200
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value 24 29 $18,097 $19,425
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS 22 25 $18,684 $20,070
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS Value 22 26 $19,689 $21,175
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS 19 22 $20,277 $21,820
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT 20 25 $21,705 $23,390
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT Sport 20 25 $22,429 $24,185
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT 18 22 $23,297 $25,140
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 18 22 $24,021 $25,935
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD Limited 18 22 $24,653 $26,630
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $24,835 $26,830
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,314 $28,455
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,967
$18,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,150
$19,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$453 / month
$324 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.4 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.9 99.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 56.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 187.6 174.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 69.7
Liftover Height (in) 30.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.0 60.9
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 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.0 8.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 52.6
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 66.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.1 10.94 x .50
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.7 16.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.6 17.9
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/65TR18 P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size T165/90D18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65TR18 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3835 3183
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.2 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
Fuel System SMFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 246 @ 4400 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA 99Z
Displacement 3.5L/214 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 5800 153 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
Transmission
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
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.766 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.17 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.03
Trans Description Cont. CVT Automatic Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Murano Ford Escape
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 20 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
 
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