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Nissan Xterra
2015 Nissan Xterra
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$25,710
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Subaru Forester
2021 Subaru Forester
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$24,795
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Volkswagen Tiguan
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
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$26,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Overview

Engine
4.0L V6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.0L V6 Gas
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
261 hp @ 5600 rpm
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
184 hp @ 4400 rpm
Torque
281 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

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

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
17 MPG
29 MPG
N/A
City
15 MPG
26 MPG
N/A
Highway
20 MPG
33 MPG
N/A

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
16.6 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
316.5 miles
431.6 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
422 miles
547.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
182.1 in
N/A
Height
74.9 in
67.5 in
N/A
Max Width
72.8 in
71.5 in
N/A
Front Width
61.8 in
61.6 in
N/A
Rear Width
61.8 in
61.8 in
N/A
Wheelbase
106.3 in
105.1 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
9.1 in
8.7 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
43.3 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
39.9 in
41.2 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
58.2 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
55.9 in
54.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.4 in
39.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
39.3 in
39.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
57.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
46.1 in
53.6 in
N/A

Cargo Space

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

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
37.3 ft
35.4 ft
N/A

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
N/A
Double Wishbone
N/A

Tires

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

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
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

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
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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