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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 4-Cyl (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,607 $24,280
4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,365 $25,130
4-Door V6 19 25 $22,551 $25,340
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,307 $26,190
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row Limited 19 25 $26,858 $30,180
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $22,853 $25,680
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,553 $27,590
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row Limited 18 24 $28,104 $31,580
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,967
$21,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,150
$24,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$453 / month
$405 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.9 104.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 57.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.4 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 30.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.0 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.0 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 64.2 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.0 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 187.6 184.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.6 39.7
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) 81.6 80.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.1 11.7 x - TBD -
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) 12.13 x 0.63 11.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.7 19.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.6 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65TR18 P225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/65TR18 P225/70R16
Spare Tire Size T165/90D18 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3835 3520
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.2 1.69
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 100
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/214 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 5800 160 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 246 @ 4400 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.41
Trans Type 1 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.766 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.17 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.02
Trans Description Cont. CVT Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) NA 3.94
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Murano Toyota Highlander
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 20 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 26 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA MacPherson
 
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