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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
2-Door Convertible Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Automatic 18 21 $13,374 $14,645
2-Door Convertible Manual 4WD 19 22 $13,708 $15,145
4-Door Manual 19 23 $15,459 $17,095
4-Door Automatic 18 21 $16,369 $18,095
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 22 $16,379 $18,220
4-Door Automatic 4WD 18 21 $17,289 $19,220
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,740
$13,374
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,999
$14,645
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$244 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.0 52.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 115.8 88.2
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 31.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 54.4
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 92.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 56.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) NA 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 156.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.0 65.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 44.5 13.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 65.6 30.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 10.23 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.1 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 15.8
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Ball-and-Nut
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) NA 3.54
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 32.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R15 P205/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/70R15 P205/75R15
Spare Tire Size P265/70R15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3570 3108
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5200 130 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4000 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.64 2.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.08 1.49
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.64 4.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.73
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) 3.58 2.83
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Xterra Kia Sportage
Body Style 4 Door 2 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear NA Multi-link
 
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