Compare 2000 Ford Explorer vs 2000 Nissan Pathfinder

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2-Door 102" WB Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Explorer 2-Door 102" WB Sport 18 23 $18,153 $19,970
Explorer 2-Door 102" WB Sport 4WD 16 21 $20,881 $23,070
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $28,679 $31,930
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 4WD 16 20 $30,408 $33,895
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer AWD 14 20 $30,773 $34,310
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 21 $28,904 $32,185
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Limited 4WD 16 20 $30,633 $34,150
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Limited AWD 14 20 $30,998 $34,565
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB XLS 18 23 $21,242 $23,480
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB XLS 4WD 16 21 $22,897 $25,360
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 21 $24,670 $27,375
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB XLT 4WD 15 20 $26,400 $29,340
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB XLT AWD 14 20 $27,060 $30,090
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LE 2WD Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pathfinder LE 2WD Automatic 16 19 $26,637 $29,299
Pathfinder LE 4WD Automatic 15 19 $28,455 $31,299
Pathfinder SE 2WD Automatic 16 19 $25,774 $28,349
Pathfinder SE 2WD Manual 17 19 $24,865 $27,349
Pathfinder SE 4WD Automatic 15 19 $27,592 $30,349
Pathfinder SE 4WD Manual 16 18 $26,683 $29,349
Pathfinder XE 2WD Automatic 16 19 $24,001 $26,399
Pathfinder XE 4WD Automatic 15 19 $25,819 $28,399
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,153
$26,637
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,970
$29,299
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$488 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 54.1
Second Leg Room (in)
34.5 31.8
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
43.6 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 56.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 125.0
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.7 33.4
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
44.0 -
Wheelbase (in)
101.7 106.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.2 72.4
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
35.1 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
46.9 50.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
28.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
180.8 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.7 -
Height, Overall (in)
67.1 67.9
Step Up Height - Front (in)
19.8 -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.3
Length, Overall (in)
- 178.3
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 59.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 56.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 35.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
30.7 32.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.6 38.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.9 37.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
61.5 63.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
70.2 85.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.47 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.6 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 1.02 11.1 x 1.10
Brake Type
Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 21
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 35.4
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
15.0 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 18.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
717 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P255/65R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
717 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Rear Tire Order Code
T7R NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P255/65R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
717 -
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15 P255/65R16
Front Tire Order Code
T7R NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
768 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5120 5000
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1935 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4700 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2650 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1766 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2290 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3947
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16" x 7.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16" x 7.0"
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1425 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 90
Engine
Fuel System
SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 2750 200 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
99X NA
Displacement
4.0L/245 3.3L/200
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 4200 170 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
10 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.55
Trans Order Code
44M NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Electronic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.36
Summary
Body Code
102" WB -
Body Style
2 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Nissan Pathfinder
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Single-Stage Leaf Rigid 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 0.59
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2650 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 1.06
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2290 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.27 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed w/Single Channel -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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