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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Automatic X 16 22 $22,415 $23,390
2WD 4-Door Automatic S 16 22 $24,242 $25,300
4WD 4-Door Automatic X 15 20 $24,375 $25,440
4WD 4-Door Manual S 16 20 $25,198 $26,300
4WD 4-Door Automatic S 15 20 $26,201 $27,350
4WD 4-Door Manual Pro-4X 16 20 $28,725 $30,320
4WD 4-Door Automatic Pro-4X 15 20 $29,718 $31,370
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 2-Door Sport 17 21 $21,838 $22,395
4WD 2-Door Sahara 17 21 $26,759 $28,295
4WD 2-Door Rubicon 17 21 $29,398 $31,195
4WD 2-Door Freedom Edition 17 21 $21,838 $22,395
4WD 2-Door Rubicon X 17 21 $29,398 $31,195
4WD 2-Door Polar Edition 17 21 $26,759 $28,295
4WD 2-Door Willys Wheeler 17 21 $21,838 $22,395
4WD 2-Door Altitude 17 21 $26,759 $28,295
Unlimited 4WD 4-Door Sport 16 21 $25,477 $26,195
Unlimited 4WD 4-Door Sport RHD 16 20 $29,755 $30,795
Unlimited 4WD 4-Door Sahara 16 21 $30,322 $32,095
Unlimited 4WD 4-Door Rubicon 16 21 $32,961 $34,995
Unlimited 4WD 4-Door Freedom Edition 16 21 $25,477 $26,195
Unlimited 4WD 4-Door Rubicon X 16 21 $32,961 $34,995
Unlimited 4WD 4-Door Dragon Edition 16 21 $30,322 $32,095
Unlimited 4WD 4-Door Polar Edition 16 21 $30,322 $32,095
Unlimited 4WD 4-Door Willys Wheeler 16 21 $25,477 $26,195
Unlimited 4WD 4-Door Altitude 16 21 $30,322 $32,095
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Nissan Xterra doesn't have many extras available, but it does accomplish exactly what a weekend warrior would want–plus it can go just about anywhere. The 2014 Jeep Wrangler can endure a daily commute, but it's truly happiest when it's off-road.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 61.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41
Front Hip Room (in) 55.9 55.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 41.3
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 44.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 55.8
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 74.9 70.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 61.9
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 95.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 73.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 61.9
Liftover Height (in) 32.2 27.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 8.8
Length, Overall (in) 178.7 163.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 36.3 12.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 36.7 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 36.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 65.7 55
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 61.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 36.3 12.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 43.3 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 11.9
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 11.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 18.6
Aux Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 34.9
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Re-Circulating Ball
Tires
Rear Tire Size P265/70TR16 LT255/75SR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA TT7
Front Tire Size P265/70TR16 LT255/75SR17
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA TT7
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 650
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 650
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 5000 2000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2676 2775
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5201 4900
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9656 6029
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2962 3200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1913
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1966
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Styled Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 7 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Styled Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 7 17 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 550 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 160
Engine
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 281 @ 4000 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA ERB
Engine Oil Cooler None Regular
Displacement 4.0 L/241 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 261 @ 5600 285 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18 18 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 21 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17 (Est)
Transmission
Trans PTO Access No No
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.35 2.61
Trans Order Code NA DEH
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.76 4.06
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.84 4.46
Transfer Case Power Take Off No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.72
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.80
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan Xterra Jeep Wrangler
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.13 3.73
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Leading Link
Axle Type - Front Independent Non-Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.13 3.73
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf Trailing Arm
Axle Type - Rear Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.0 10.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
 
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