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4-Door S 2WD V6 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual S 17 22 $19,718 $20,850
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic S 16 22 $20,475 $21,650
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual S 17 21 $21,705 $22,950
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual Off Road 17 22 $21,933 $23,450
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic S 16 21 $22,461 $23,750
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic Off Road 16 22 $22,681 $24,250
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic SE 16 22 $23,709 $25,350
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual Off Road 17 21 $24,083 $25,750
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic Off Road 16 21 $25,018 $26,750
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic SE 16 21 $25,579 $27,350
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4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value 24 29 $18,097 $19,425
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS 22 25 $18,684 $20,070
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS Value 22 26 $19,689 $21,175
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS 19 22 $20,277 $21,820
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT 20 25 $21,705 $23,390
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT Sport 20 25 $22,429 $24,185
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT 18 22 $23,297 $25,140
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 18 22 $24,021 $25,935
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD Limited 18 22 $24,653 $26,630
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $24,835 $26,830
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,314 $28,455
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,718
$18,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,850
$19,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$348 / month
$324 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.8 99.2
Second Hip Room (in)
46.1 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
32.2 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 8.0
Length, Overall (in)
178.7 174.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in)
74.9 69.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
35.2 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.5 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
65.7 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
65.7 66.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 40.8
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.1 10.94 x .50
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.7 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 16.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.54 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20.4 17.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R16 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/70R16 P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4081 3183
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
284 @ 4000 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99Z
Displacement
4.0L/241 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 5600 153 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
Variable SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.37 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.74 1.31
Trans Type
6 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.52 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.54 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Xterra Ford Escape
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Rigid leaf Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA

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