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4-Door Manual L
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
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4-Door 2WD I4 Manual XE
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 4WD V6 Manual XE 16 18 $19,298 $20,749
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic XE 15 19 $20,228 $21,749
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 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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 8.2
Length, Overall (in)
175.2 178.4
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 19.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.0 18.6
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/70SR15 P235/70R15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3115 3553
Wheels
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"
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15" x 7.0"
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 9.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 70
Engine
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI EFI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 19
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Subaru Forester Nissan Xterra
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut-Type Rigid Axle
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

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