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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
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 15 21 $24,347 $26,480
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $26,136 $28,450
4-Door Limited 15 21 $28,735 $31,410
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
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 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
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.4
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
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.0 x 0.4
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 136
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 - City (MPG) 19 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 21
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
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
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Leaf springs w/Coil Springs
 
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