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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 17 20 $18,972 $20,399
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic XE 17 20 $19,902 $21,399
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual XE 17 20 $20,832 $22,399
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic XE 16 20 $21,762 $23,399
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic SE 17 20 $22,713 $24,699
4-Door 2WD SC V6 Automatic SE 15 19 $23,908 $25,999
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic SE 16 20 $24,552 $26,999
4-Door 4WD SC V6 Automatic SE 15 18 $25,748 $27,999
4-Door Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 14 19 $24,719 $27,010
4-Door 4WD Sport 14 18 $26,641 $29,130
4-Door SLT 14 19 $28,386 $31,130
4-Door 4WD SLT 14 18 $30,308 $33,250
4-Door SLT Plus 14 19 $30,793 $33,835
4-Door 4WD SLT Plus 14 18 $32,906 $36,170
4-Door 4WD R/T 12 17 $35,358 $38,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,740
$24,719
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,999
$27,010
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.0 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 50.2 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 57.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 40.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 57.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 32.3 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 61.9
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 116.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.4 9.0
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 193.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.7 70.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 44.5 51.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 36.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 69.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 65.6 88.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 39.4 - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.2 x 1 11 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 1 11.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 25
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.6 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R15 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/70R15 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size P265/70R15 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 470
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 4700
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3589 4357
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA 14.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 136
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 4.7L/287
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5200 230 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4000 290 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA EVA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.00
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.66 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25 1.67 Upshift/1.50 Kickdown
Trans Order Code NA DGQ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.88 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.75
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) 3.59 3.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Xterra Dodge Durango
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA 41
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA 33
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear NA Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Leaf springs w/Coil Springs
 
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