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Selected Style 4-Door S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door S 19 25 $24,710 $26,220
4-Door SV 19 25 $27,923 $29,970
4-Door SL 19 25 $31,440 $33,750
4-Door LE 19 25 $39,697 $42,870
4-Door Wagon Manual Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Sport 21 28 $19,073 $19,940
4-Door Wagon Automatic Sport 22 28 $20,027 $20,940
4-Door Wagon Automatic Touring 22 28 $21,109 $22,070
4-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Touring 22 28 $23,401 $24,470
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,073
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,940
Monthly Payment Estimate
$332 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The Nissan Quest may drive well, but its below-average seating and safety put it behind the rest of the minivan options on the road today. If you don't mind being seen in a minivan--but don't want to feel like you're driving one--the 2013 Mazda 5 fits the bill, though it's short on some features.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans 2WD Minivan
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 7 6
Second Hip Room (in) 66 57.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 64.5 55.5
Third Leg Room (in) 40.5 30.5
Second Head Room (in) 41.6 39.4
Third Hip Room (in) 49.6 40.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.2 55.5
Front Leg Room (in) 43.8 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 177.8 97.7
Third Head Room (in) 40 37.1
Front Hip Room (in) 57.3 53.1
Third Shoulder Room (in) 61.2 49.3
Second Leg Room (in) 36.7 39.4
Front Head Room (in) 42.1 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 68.1 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 118.1 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.6 68.9
Track Width, Front (in) 68.1 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 200.8 180.5
Height, Overall (in) 71.5 63.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 63.6 44.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 86.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 63.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 108.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 25.7 5.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 86.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - 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 11.9 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 15.9
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 36.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/65TR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/65TR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 525 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4349 3417
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Engine
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5 L/213 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 6000 157 @ 6000
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas I4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 4400 163 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.88 4.105
Trans Type 1 6
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.77 3.198
Trans Order Code NA NA
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 - 0.44 3.454
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.842
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.914
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.680
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.233
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.755
Summary
Body Style Passenger Van Minivan
Vehicle Name Nissan Quest Mazda Mazda5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.5 7.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - - TBD -
 
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