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Selected Style XE 2WD
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Trim

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 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
$23,289
$21,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,900
$24,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$415 / month
$405 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) 28.1 -
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 39.8
Third Hip Room (in) 44.0 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 36.7 -
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 149.1 104.7
Third Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.9
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.6 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 187.6 184.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 72.9 67.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 71.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 79.2 80.6
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 - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 49.2 39.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 0.7 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 19.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.54 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 16.1
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/75R16 P225/70R16
Spare Tire Size P245/75R16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/75R16 P225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4376 3520
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 1.69
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 291 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/241 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 270 @ 5600 160 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 22
Transmission
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 3.94
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.41
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.76 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.35 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.13 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Pathfinder Toyota Highlander
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double-Wishbone MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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