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2015 Nissan Xterra
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2021 Subaru Forester
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Suzuki Grand Vitara
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
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Overview

Engine
4.0L V6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.0L V6 Gas
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
261 hp @ 5600 rpm
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
166 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
162 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
N/A
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,449 lbs
3,468 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,000 lbs
1,500 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
17 MPG
29 MPG
22 MPG
City
15 MPG
26 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
20 MPG
33 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 (Est) Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr
8.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
16.6 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
316.5 miles
431.6 miles
330.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
422 miles
547.8 miles
452.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
182.1 in
175.8 in
Height
74.9 in
67.5 in
66.3 in
Max Width
72.8 in
71.5 in
71.3 in
Front Width
61.8 in
61.6 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
61.8 in
61.4 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
105.1 in
103.9 in
Ground Clearance
9.1 in
8.7 in
7.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
43.3 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.9 in
41.2 in
40 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
58.2 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.9 in
54.1 in
55.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.4 in
39.4 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.3 in
39.6 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
57.2 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
46.1 in
53.6 in
44 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
65.7 ft³
76.1 ft³
70.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
36.3 ft³
31.1 ft³
28.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
36.3 ft³
31.1 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr
Turning Diameter
37.3 ft
35.4 ft
36.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7"
17" x 7"
16" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7"
17" x 7"
16" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
N/A
Double Wishbone
Multi-link

Tires

Front Tire
P265/70TR16
P225/60HR17
P225/70R16
Rear Tire
P265/70TR16
P225/60HR17
P225/70R16
Spare Tire
Full-Size
Compact
P225/70R16

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver
  • Cayenne Red
  • Glacier
  • Lava Red
  • Metallic Blue
  • Night Armor
  • Solar Flare Yellow, Build Out:05/15/2015, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Super Black
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery
  • Beige, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A
Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles