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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 $17,402 $18,400
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual XE 17 20 $18,726 $19,800
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic XE 17 21 $19,671 $20,800
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic SE 17 21 $23,476 $25,100
4-Door 2WD SC V6 Automatic SE 15 19 $24,691 $26,400
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual XE 17 20 $20,617 $21,800
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic XE 16 20 $21,563 $22,800
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic SE 16 20 $25,347 $27,100
4-Door 4WD SC V6 Automatic SE 15 18 $26,562 $28,400
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,391 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS 19 25 $18,929 $20,400
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS 18 23 $20,431 $22,050
4-Door 103" WB XLT 19 25 $20,981 $22,655
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT 18 23 $22,482 $24,305
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $22,764 $24,615
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $24,243 $26,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,402
$17,391
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,400
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$307 / month
$312 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 39.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 52.0 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 50.2 133.1
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 56.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.4 7.8
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 173
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 73.7 69.1
Liftover Height (in) 32.3 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 60
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 61
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 65.6 69.2
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 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 44.5 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 44.5 33.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 36.7 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 65.6 59.0
Brakes
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
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.2 x 1 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 1 10.9 x .5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.6 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.7 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 38.7
Tires
Front Tire Size P265/70R15 P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size P265/70R15 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R15 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3589 3019
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 154 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99B
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5200 127 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 23
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.66 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25 2.06
Trans Order Code NA 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.88 4.59
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 3.67
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Xterra Ford Escape
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear NA Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Leaf springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
 
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