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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 V6 Manual XE SC 15 19 $21,111 $22,699
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic XE SC 15 19 $22,041 $23,699
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual w/Security XE SC 15 19 $21,204 $22,799
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic w/Security XE SC 15 19 $22,134 $23,799
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual SE 16 19 $21,333 $23,199
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic SE 16 20 $22,253 $24,199
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual SE SC 15 19 $22,529 $24,499
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic SE SC 15 19 $23,449 $25,499
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual XE 16 18 $19,716 $21,199
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic XE 15 19 $20,646 $22,199
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual XE SC 15 18 $22,971 $24,699
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic XE SC 15 18 $23,901 $25,699
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual w/Security XE SC 15 18 $23,064 $24,799
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic w/Security XE SC 15 19 $23,994 $25,799
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 4WD V6 Manual SE SC 15 18 $24,369 $26,499
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic SE SC 15 18 $25,288 $27,499
4-Door 2WD I4 Manual XE 19 24 $16,740 $17,999
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual XE 16 19 $17,856 $19,199
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic XE 16 20 $18,786 $20,199
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 27 $17,404 $18,670
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 27 $18,128 $19,465
4-Door 103" WB XLS Choice 19 24 $18,824 $20,230
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Value 22 25 $18,884 $20,295
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Sport 22 25 $19,608 $21,090
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Choice 18 23 $20,304 $21,855
4-Door 103" WB XLT Choice 19 24 $20,622 $22,205
4-Door 103" WB XLT Choice 2 19 24 $20,781 $22,380
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 24 $21,741 $23,435
4-Door 103" WB XLT Midnight 19 24 $22,647 $24,430
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Choice 18 23 $22,100 $23,830
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $22,964 $24,780
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,060 $24,885
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Midnight 18 23 $23,965 $25,880
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,740
$17,404
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,999
$18,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$311 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.0 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 115.8 133.1
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 56.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 74.0 69.1
Liftover Height (in) NA -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 -
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) NA -
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 7.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 36.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - 33.4
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 25.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 173.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) NA 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) NA 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 44.5 33.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) NA 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 65.6 64.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.9 x 1.00
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 15.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) NA 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall NA 16.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size P265/70R15 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R15 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/70R15 P225/70R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3570 2994
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 17 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99B
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5200 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 23
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.666
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.310
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.837
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.64 3.454
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.08 2.058
Trans Order Code NA 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.64 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.030
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Xterra Ford Escape
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear NA Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 - TBD -
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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