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Selected Style FWD 4-Door S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door S 22 27 $19,507 $20,460
FWD 4-Door SL 22 27 $20,558 $22,050
AWD 4-Door S 21 26 $20,695 $21,710
AWD 4-Door SL 21 26 $21,720 $23,300
FWD 4-Door S Krom Edition 22 27 $22,855 $24,060
AWD 4-Door S Krom Edition 21 26 $24,043 $25,310
4-Door Manual X
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual X 20 27 $18,938 $19,995
4-Door Manual PZEV X 20 27 $19,149 $20,195
4-Door Automatic X 20 26 $20,028 $21,195
4-Door Automatic PZEV X 20 26 $20,239 $21,395
4-Door Manual X w/Premium Pkg 20 27 $21,196 $22,495
4-Door Manual PZEV X w/Premium Pkg 20 27 $21,407 $22,695
4-Door Automatic X w/Premium Pkg 20 26 $22,104 $23,495
4-Door AutomaticPZEV X w/Premium Pkg 20 26 $22,315 $23,695
4-Door Manual X w/Prem/All-Weather 20 27 $21,563 $22,895
4-Door Manual PZEV X w/Prem/All-Weather 20 27 $21,774 $23,095
4-Door Automatic X w/Prem/All-Weather 20 26 $22,471 $23,895
4-Door Automatic PZEV X w/Prem/All-Weather 20 26 $22,682 $24,095
4-Door Automatic X L.L. Bean Ed 20 26 $24,330 $25,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV X L.L. Bean Ed 20 26 $24,541 $26,195
4-Door Automatic X L.L. Bean w/Nav 20 26 $25,977 $27,795
4-Door Automatic PZEV X L.L. Bean w/Nav 20 26 $26,188 $27,995
4-Door Automatic XT 19 24 $24,582 $26,195
4-Door Automatic XT Ltd 19 24 $26,409 $28,195
4-Door Automatic XT Ltd w/Nav 19 24 $28,059 $29,995
4-Door Automatic X Limited 20 26 $24,355 $25,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV X Limited 20 26 $24,566 $26,195
4-Door Automatic X Limited w/Nav 20 26 $26,002 $27,795
4-Door Automatic PZEV X Limited w/Nav 20 26 $26,213 $27,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,507
$18,938
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,460
$19,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$341 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Nissan Rogue doesn’t wow in any respect, but provided you don’t expect driving excitement its solid set of features, safety, and decent performance won’t let you down. It’s significantly improved this year, but the 2009 Subaru Forester remains a unique all-wheel-drive crossover with less power and fewer features, but better carlike handling, than its competition.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification FWD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 40.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 55.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 52.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 41.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.5 107.6
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 56.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 182.9 179.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 38.4
Height, Overall (in) 65.3 65.9
Liftover Height (in) 30.0 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 103
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 42.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 37.8 37.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 28.9 33.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 55.2 53.25
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 31.1 33.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 61.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 57.9 68.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.6 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.0 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.0 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 Variable
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/65HR16
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/65HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3281 3250
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6000 170 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 4400 170 @ 4400
Engine Order Code QR25DE NA
Displacement 2.5L/- TBD - 2.5L/150
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic (CVT) NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.75 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 6.12 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) NA 3.45
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.45
Trans Type 1 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Rogue Subaru Forester (Natl)
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson-type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA 32
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 6
 
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