Compare 2005 Nissan Pathfinder vs 2005 Ford Escape

2005 Nissan Pathfinder
2005 Ford Escape
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2WD XE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD XE 16 23 $23,289 $24,900
2WD SE 16 23 $24,138 $26,100
4WD XE 15 21 $25,159 $26,900
4WD SE 15 21 $25,988 $28,100
2WD SE Off Road 16 23 $26,543 $28,700
4WD SE Off Road 15 21 $28,393 $30,700
2WD LE 16 23 $30,334 $32,800
4WD LE 15 21 $32,369 $35,000
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4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value 24 29 $18,097 $19,425
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS 22 25 $18,684 $20,070
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS Value 22 26 $19,689 $21,175
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS 19 22 $20,277 $21,820
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT 20 25 $21,705 $23,390
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT Sport 20 25 $22,429 $24,185
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT 18 22 $23,297 $25,140
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 18 22 $24,021 $25,935
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD Limited 18 22 $24,653 $26,630
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $24,835 $26,830
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,314 $28,455
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,289
$18,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,900
$19,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$415 / month
$324 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
44.0 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.6
Third Head Room (in)
36.7 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
149.1 99.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.2 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
57.6 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 56.3
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Leg Room (in)
28.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 8.0
Length, Overall (in)
187.6 174.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 41.0
Height, Overall (in)
72.9 69.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79.2 66.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
17.4 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.5 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
49.2 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.8 38.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 x 0.7 NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.1 10.94 x .50
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 16.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.54 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20.4 17.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P245/75R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/75R16 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/75R16 P225/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4376 3183
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.2 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
291 @ 4000 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99Z
Displacement
4.0L/241 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
270 @ 5600 153 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.84 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.76 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.35 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.13 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Pathfinder Ford Escape
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link

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