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Selected Style 4-Door L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual L 22 28 $18,324 $20,095
4-Door Automatic L 21 27 $19,043 $20,895
4-Door Manual S 22 28 $20,506 $22,595
4-Door Automatic S 21 27 $21,225 $23,395
4-Door XE 2WD I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD I4 Manual XE 19 24 $16,368 $17,599
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual XE 17 19 $17,438 $18,749
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic XE 16 19 $18,368 $19,749
4-Door 2WD V6 Manual SE 17 19 $20,966 $22,799
4-Door 2WD V6 Automatic SE 16 19 $21,885 $23,799
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual XE 16 18 $19,298 $20,749
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic XE 15 19 $20,228 $21,749
4-Door 4WD V6 Manual SE 16 18 $22,805 $24,799
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic SE 15 19 $23,725 $25,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,324
$16,368
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,095
$17,599
Monthly Payment Estimate
$335 / month
$293 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.4 52.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.1 115.8
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 32.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 38.6
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 54.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 42.5 39.4
Height, Overall (in) 62.8 69.0
Liftover Height (in) 21.5 31.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 8.2
Length, Overall (in) 175.2 178.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.9 41.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.6 38.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 27.2 44.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 47.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.3 36.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 66.1 69.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.1 65.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.38 11.61 x 1.97
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94 11.14 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 19.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 18.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size 205/70SR15 P235/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15 P235/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/70SR15 P235/70R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3115 3553
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15" x 7.0"
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15" x 7.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15" x 7.0"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 9.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 490
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 154 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 143 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.59
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.42
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.66
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 2.25
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Nissan Xterra
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Link w/Leaf Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 30.2
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Rigid Axle
 
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