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Selected Style 4-Door Manual 2WD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2WD 18 23 $18,430 $19,199
4-Door Automatic 2WD 19 24 $19,390 $20,199
4-Door Manual 2WD Premium 18 23 $19,294 $20,099
4-Door Automatic 2WD Premium 19 24 $20,254 $21,099
4-Door Automatic 2WD Xsport 19 24 $20,542 $21,399
4-Door Automatic 2WD Luxury 19 24 $22,270 $23,199
4-Door Manual 4WD 18 23 $19,582 $20,399
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $20,542 $21,399
4-Door Manual 4WD Premium 18 23 $20,446 $21,299
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 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 2WD S 17 22 $21,042 $22,250
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 Automatic 2WD Off Road 16 21 $23,055 $24,650
4-Door V6 Automatic 2WD SE 16 21 $24,083 $25,750
4-Door V6 Manual 4WD X 17 21 $20,853 $22,050
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD X 16 21 $21,609 $22,850
4-Door V6 Manual 4WD S 17 21 $22,933 $24,250
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD S 16 21 $23,690 $25,050
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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.54
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 20.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 37.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R16 P265/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/70R16 P265/70R16
Spare Tire Size P225/70R16 P265/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3452 4150
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.6 10.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.7L/167 4.0L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 6000 265 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 4500 284 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Grand Vitara Nissan Xterra
Body Style 4-Door 4 Door
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Rigid leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
 
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