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Selected Style 4-Door Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2WD 18 23 $18,430 $19,199
4-Door Manual 2WD Premium 18 23 $19,294 $20,099
4-Door Automatic 2WD 19 24 $19,390 $20,199
4-Door Manual 4WD 18 23 $19,582 $20,399
4-Door Automatic 2WD Premium 19 24 $20,254 $21,099
4-Door Manual 4WD Premium 18 23 $20,446 $21,299
4-Door Automatic 2WD Xsport 19 24 $20,542 $21,399
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $20,542 $21,399
4-Door Automatic 4WD Premium 19 23 $21,406 $22,299
4-Door Automatic 4WD Xsport 19 23 $21,886 $22,799
4-Door Automatic 2WD Luxury 19 24 $22,270 $23,199
4-Door Automatic 4WD Luxury 19 23 $23,614 $24,599
4-Door X V6 Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door V6 Manual 2WD X 17 22 $18,961 $20,050
4-Door V6 Automatic 2WD X 16 21 $19,718 $20,850
4-Door V6 Manual 4WD X 17 21 $20,853 $22,050
4-Door V6 Manual 2WD S 17 22 $21,042 $22,250
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD X 16 21 $21,609 $22,850
4-Door V6 Automatic 2WD S 16 21 $21,799 $23,050
4-Door V6 Manual 2WD Off Road 17 22 $22,306 $23,850
4-Door V6 Manual 4WD S 17 21 $22,933 $24,250
4-Door V6 Automatic 2WD Off Road 16 21 $23,055 $24,650
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD S 16 21 $23,690 $25,050
4-Door V6 Automatic 2WD SE 16 21 $24,083 $25,750
4-Door V6 Manual 4WD Off Road 17 21 $24,457 $26,150
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD Off Road 16 21 $25,392 $27,150
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD SE 16 21 $25,954 $27,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,430
$18,961
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,199
$20,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$334 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.0 99.8
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 34.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 44.0 46.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 176.0 178.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.7 74.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 32.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 103.9 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 68.9 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) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 28.3 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 24.4 32.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 39.9 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 65.2 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.3 x 0.7
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.7 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 37.3
Steering Type Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.54
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/70R16 P265/70R16
Spare Tire Size P225/70R16 P265/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R16 P265/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3000 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3452 4150
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.6 10.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 4500 284 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.7L/167 4.0L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 6000 265 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.24 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.55 4.37
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.70 1.74
Trans Type 5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Two Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.44 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4-Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Suzuki Grand Vitara Nissan Xterra
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Rigid leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
 
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