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4-Door 2WD I4 Manual XE
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
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4-Door 2WD Manual 2.4L I4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD Manual 2.4L I4 20 27 $16,426 $17,549
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.4L I4 20 27 $17,175 $18,349
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 20 26 $18,771 $20,099
4-Door 2WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 16 22 $20,078 $21,499
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 18 24 $20,172 $21,599
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.7L V6 LX 20 26 $21,101 $22,619
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 21 $21,479 $22,999
4-Door 2WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 16 22 $21,922 $23,499
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 LX 18 24 $22,500 $24,119
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 21 $23,321 $24,999
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,740
$16,426
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,999
$17,549
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$292 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utililty
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.0 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
50.2 100.7
Second Leg Room (in)
32.8 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 56.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.4 72.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
9.4 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
178.0 177.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
73.7 66.0
Liftover Height (in)
32.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
44.5 30.5
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 77.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
65.6 77.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
39.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 30.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10.2 x 1 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 1 10.9 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.2 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.4 17.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.7 2.93
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.6 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 37.1
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R15 P225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/70R15 P225/70R16
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R15 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
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)
3589 3494
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 16.0 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 16.0 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 16.0 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 68
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 95
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ 5200 138 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
154 @ 4000 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 27
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.66 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.88 4.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.94
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.92
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.30
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Xterra Hyundai Santa Fe
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 22.9
Suspension Type - Rear
NA Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Leaf springs Multi-Link

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