Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2005 Nissan Xterra vs 2005 Pontiac Aztek

2005 Nissan Xterra Change
2005 Pontiac Aztek Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 4-Door S 2WD V6 Manual
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

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 2WD V6 Manual Off Road 17 22 $21,933 $23,450
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 S 17 21 $21,705 $22,950
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic S 16 21 $22,461 $23,750
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
4-Door All Purpose FWD
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door All Purpose FWD 19 26 $19,699 $21,530
4-Door All Purpose AWD 18 24 $22,367 $24,445
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,718
$19,699
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,850
$21,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$348 / month
$359 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.9 58.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.8 105
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 61.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 40.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 32.2 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 63.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 108.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 73.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 7.2
Length, Overall (in) 178.7 182.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 74.9 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.5 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 65.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 65.7 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 93.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 45.4
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.8 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 10.8 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
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 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.54 3.05
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QRD
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QRD
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4081 3779
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 284 @ 4000 210 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LA1
Displacement 4.0L/241 3.4L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5600 185 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System Variable SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.37 2.921
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.74 1.000
Trans Type 6 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 1.568
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Xterra Pontiac Aztek
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone Independent Strut
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 - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid leaf Twist-Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
© 2015 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.