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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD XE 16 23 $23,289 $24,900
2WD SE 16 23 $24,138 $26,100
2WD SE Off Road 16 23 $26,543 $28,700
2WD LE 16 23 $30,334 $32,800
4WD XE 15 21 $25,159 $26,900
4WD SE 15 21 $25,988 $28,100
4WD SE Off Road 15 21 $28,393 $30,700
4WD LE 15 21 $32,369 $35,000
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
$23,289
$18,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,900
$19,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$415 / month
$324 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 56.3
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Leg Room (in) 28.1 -
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 39.2
Third Hip Room (in) 44.0 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.6
Third Head Room (in) 36.7 -
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 149.1 99.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 72.9 69.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.6 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 187.6 174.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA 41.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 49.2 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.8 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 79.2 66.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 17.4 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 16.5 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 40.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 10.94 x .50
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 0.7 NA
Brake Type Power 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) 21.1 16.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 17.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.54 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/75R16 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/75R16 P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size P245/75R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4376 3183
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 270 @ 5600 153 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 291 @ 4000 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA 99Z
Displacement 4.0L/241 2.3L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 29
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.76 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.35 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.13 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.84 3.67
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.84
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Pathfinder Ford Escape
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double-Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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