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Selected Style 4-Door Base
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Base 16 24 $23,245 $25,080
4-Door S 16 24 $23,891 $25,780
4-Door SL 16 24 $27,189 $29,680
4-Door SE 16 24 $31,852 $34,780
5-Door 7-Pass Van CE FWD (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door 7-Pass Van FWD CE 17 23 $21,994 $24,440
5-Door 8-Pass Van FWD CE 17 23 $22,128 $24,590
5-Door 7-Pass Van FWD LE 17 23 $23,367 $25,965
5-Door 8-Pass Van FWD LE 17 23 $23,503 $26,115
5-Door 7-Pass Van FWD XLE 17 23 $26,365 $29,625
5-Door 7-Pass Van FWD XLE Ltd 17 23 $31,651 $35,565
5-Door 7-Pass Van AWD LE 16 21 $26,220 $29,135
5-Door 7-Pass Van AWD XLE 16 21 $28,820 $32,385
5-Door 7-Pass Van AWD XLE Ltd 16 21 $33,609 $37,765
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,245
$21,994
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,080
$24,440
Monthly Payment Estimate
$418 / month
$407 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Nissan Quest does everything a minivan should -- carries seven, has a flexible cargo area and gets good fuel economy -- and looks appealing, too. The 2008 Toyota Sienna minivan does almost everything right for the family, with a roomy, functional interior and great ride comfort, but there’s not a lot of personality.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) 37.6 38.1
Front Hip Room (in) 58.5 58.4
Third Shoulder Room (in) 61.2 61.1
Second Leg Room (in) 42.1 39.6
Front Head Room (in) 41.7 42.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 131.0 177.4
Second Hip Room (in) 67.4 67.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.8 63.8
Third Leg Room (in) 31.6 39.5
Second Head Room (in) 41.7 40.2
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) 50.0 51.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.9 64.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 204.1 201.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.9 68.9
Liftover Height (in) 25.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.3 66.9
Wheelbase (in) 124.0 119.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.6 77.4
Track Width, Front (in) 67.3 65.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 6.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 32.1 43.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 84.8 94.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 148.1 148.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.42 x 1.10 11.65 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 11.46 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 20
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.40
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.1 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 36.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/65R16 P215/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/65R16 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size T135/80D16 T155/80D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4293 4177
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact T155/80R17
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) NA - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 4400 245 @ 4700
Engine Order Code VQ35 NA
Displacement 3.5L/214 3.5L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 5800 266 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.98 1.52
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 5.11 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.03 2.36
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.27 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.66 4.24
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Quest Toyota Sienna
Body Style 4 Door Reg WB 5 Door Reg WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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