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Selected Style 4-Door S 2WD V6 Manual
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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 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
4-Door Manual (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 24 30 $17,641 $19,050
4-Door Automatic 24 29 $18,615 $20,100
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 27 $18,651 $20,450
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 27 $19,608 $21,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,718
$17,641
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,850
$19,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$348 / month
$318 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.9 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 32.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.8 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 46.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 32.2 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 98.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 178.7 166.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.9 65.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.5 29.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 65.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 65.7 68.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.7 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 10.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 14.7
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.54 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4081 2897
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 6.66
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 284 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/241 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5600 161 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System Variable SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.37 3.83
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.74 1.33
Trans Type 6 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Xterra Toyota RAV4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.78
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.90
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid leaf Double-Wishbone
 
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