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Selected Style 4-Door Sport Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Sport 21 27 $20,557 $22,345
4-Door Automatic Sport 21 28 $21,287 $23,145
4-Door Manual Turbo 19 25 $22,374 $24,345
4-Door Automatic Turbo 18 23 $23,285 $25,345
4-Door Automatic Turbo w/Leather Pkg 18 23 $25,010 $27,245
4-Door S 2WD V6 Manual
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,557
$19,718
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,345
$20,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$372 / month
$348 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 34.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.5 99.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 46.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 39.3
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 55.9
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 193.3 178.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.1 74.9
Liftover Height (in) 26.9 32.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 32.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 49.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 65.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - 65.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 39.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.94 11.7 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.39 11.3 x 0.7
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 21.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.54
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 37.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR16 P265/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60HR16 P265/70R16
Spare Tire Size 145/80R16 P265/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3480 4081
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 10.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 4.0L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 265 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI Variable
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 284 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.74
Trans Type 5 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.37
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Baja (Natl) Nissan Xterra
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear HD Raised Rigid leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 NA
Suspension Type - Front HD Raised Double wishbone
 
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