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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 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 Manual XE 17 20 $20,832 $22,399
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic XE 16 20 $21,762 $23,399
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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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 15 21 $24,347 $26,480
4-Door Limited 15 21 $28,735 $31,410
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $26,136 $28,450
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,933 $33,840
4-Door 4WD Overland 14 19 $35,076 $38,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,740
$24,347
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,999
$26,480
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 15 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 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.0 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 50.2 95.0
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 58.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 57.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 32.3 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 59.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 105.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 72.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.4 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 181.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.7 70.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 44.5 39.0
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 72.3
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.0 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Power
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 12.0 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 20.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Power Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.7 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.6 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R15 P225/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/70R15 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size P265/70R15 P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3589 3784
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA 14.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 625
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I6
Fuel System EFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4000 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA ERH
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 15
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.66 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25 1.54
Trans Order Code NA DGK
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.88 3.73
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 2.74
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Xterra Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Leaf springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear NA 3-Link
 
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