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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 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
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
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
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 70
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 - City (MPG) 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 21
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
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
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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