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Selected Style 4-Door XE 2WD I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD I4 Manual XE 19 24 $16,740 $17,999
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual XE 16 19 $17,717 $19,049
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic XE 16 19 $18,647 $20,049
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual SE 16 19 $21,333 $23,199
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic SE 16 19 $22,253 $24,199
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual XE 16 18 $19,577 $21,049
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic XE 15 19 $20,507 $22,049
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual SE 16 18 $23,173 $25,199
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic SE 15 19 $24,093 $26,199
4-Door 112" WB XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 112" WB XLS 16 22 $23,157 $25,210
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLS 15 19 $24,831 $27,090
4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 22 $25,649 $28,010
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 15 19 $27,399 $29,975
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 19 $27,585 $30,185
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 22 $29,223 $32,025
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,972 $33,990
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $31,341 $34,405
4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 22 $29,449 $32,280
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $31,198 $34,245
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 19 $31,568 $34,660
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,740
$23,157
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,999
$25,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$420 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.0 51.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 50.2 -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 56.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 56.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 -
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 111.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 33.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 70.2
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 -
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 46.9
Height, Overall (in) 69.4 67.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 6.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) - 20.0
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 44.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 6.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 33.9
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 28.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 190.7
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 44.5 42.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 36.7 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 39.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 69.5 71.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 65.6 81.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 41.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 38.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.2 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x - TBD - 11.3 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.2 x 0.47
Brake Type Power Power
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 21.0
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.7 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.6 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 15.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/70R15 P235/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T7R
Front Tire Size P235/70R15 P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size P235/70R15 P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T7R
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 1011
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 6740
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3504 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2510
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 9,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1922.5
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 5100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 2900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1922.5
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1425
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5200 210 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4000 240 @ 3250
Engine Order Code NA 99E
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 22
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.85
Trans Order Code NA 44D
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.38 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.32 2.47
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.47
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Xterra Ford Explorer
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Body Code - 112" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 35
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid Axle Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2510
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.55
Axle Type - Front - Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2710
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2900
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3200
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed w/Single Channel
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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