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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
4WD XE 15 21 $25,159 $26,900
4WD SE 15 21 $25,988 $28,100
2WD SE Off Road 16 23 $26,543 $28,700
4WD SE Off Road 15 21 $28,393 $30,700
2WD LE 16 23 $30,334 $32,800
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 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $22,853 $25,680
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,307 $26,190
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,553 $27,590
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row Limited 19 25 $26,858 $30,180
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
Passenger Capacity 7 5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 71.9
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 49.2 39.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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 -
Brakes
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) 12.1 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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 19.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 16.1
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 -
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
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
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.13 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
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
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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