Parts Train's Dynamic Nissan Body Parts Complements 2005 Nissan Xterra's Off Road Capability

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Building on its predecessor's rugged looks,repparttar 2005 Nissan Xterra has more roominess and more features, including enhanced off-road performance systems. Bulkier, silver colored materials andrepparttar 137863 more angular structure torepparttar 137864 grill and bumper giverepparttar 137865 Xterra a more aggressive stance. "The changes inrepparttar 137866 new Xterra are evolutionary, though with a capital E," said Mark McNabb, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division, Nissan North America, Inc. "For 2005, we've made key improvements inrepparttar 137867 areas customers want most - power, drivability, smoother on-road dynamics, more interior space and cargo versatility and, of course, greater off-road performance."

The most significant changes torepparttar 137868 new Xterra arerepparttar 137869 use of a version ofrepparttar 137870 new "F-Alpha" platform, which was created for use onrepparttar 137871 new Nissan Titan full-size pickup and Nissan Armada full-size SUV, andrepparttar 137872 utilization of a new 4.0-liter version of Nissan's VQ-series V6 engine. Various improvements torepparttar 137873 powertrain include increased displacement as well as micro finished engine internals, Continuous Valve Timing Control (C-VTC), Nissan variable Induction Control System (NICS) and a high capacity muffler. Electronic Throttle Control makes better responsiveness.

Available transmissions are a 5-speed automatic and, even more impressive, a 6-speed manual. A 4WD option is available to replacerepparttar 137874 base 2WD configuration. Four wheel disc brakes assisted by anti-lock brakes (ABS), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), and Brake Assist (BA) keeprepparttar 137875 Xterra in check. The 2005 Xterra was designed utilizing a truck-based body-on-frame chassis. A double wishbone front suspension and rigid leaf suspension inrepparttar 137876 rear gives these trucksrepparttar 137877 durability and ride that one expects from a truck-based SUV. High performance shocks are available onrepparttar 137878 Xterra Off-Road model.

2005 Toyota Avalon: Larger, More Luxurious and More Powerful Maintain its Quality with Partstrain Toyota Auto Body Parts

Written by Jenny Mc Lane


The new Avalon isrepparttar third generation of Toyota's large sedan, derived fromrepparttar 137862 samerepparttar 137863 midsize Toyota Camry andrepparttar 137864 Lexus ES330 entry-level luxury sedan. Toyota put considerable effort into givingrepparttar 137865 new Avalon a more distinct identity. It's now larger and more luxurious thanrepparttar 137866 Camry. It's also more powerful and roomier inside thanrepparttar 137867 Lexus ES330. "The all-new Avalon is distinctive, stylish andrepparttar 137868 most American vehicle of any Toyota product to date," said Don Esmond, senior vice president and general manager ofrepparttar 137869 Toyota Division inrepparttar 137870 United States.

The Avalon comes equipped with a new 3.5L V6 280-hp engine paired to a five-speed sequential shift automatic transmission. With this new engine,repparttar 137871 Avalon can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 6.6 seconds. An estimated fuel economy of 22 city and 31 highway miles per gallon is another amenity ofrepparttar 137872 new redesign. New exterior enhancements include a dual rear exhaust, front chrome grille, and a four-inch longer wheelbase. The extended wheelbase adds torepparttar 137873 interior space and comfort ofrepparttar 137874 passengers. Also new arerepparttar 137875 rear reclining seats, which recline up to 10 degrees.

Comfort isrepparttar 137876 key word when it comes torepparttar 137877 Avalon. The new Avalon is 5 inches longer than its predecessor is, and by reroutingrepparttar 137878 exhaust pipes, Toyota engineers created a flat floor inrepparttar 137879 back and 40.9 inches of legroom, versus 35.6 inches inrepparttar 137880 Lexus ES330. For added comfort,repparttar 137881 Avalon's rear seats recline by 10 degrees. Five long-legged adults can sit inrepparttar 137882 car comfortably. Forrepparttar 137883 driver and front-seat occupant, there are no legs knocking againstrepparttar 137884 center console. Rear passengers, includingrepparttar 137885 one inrepparttar 137886 middle, can rest their feet on a flat floor. Headroom is good. All models inrepparttar 137887 range feature front seat-mounted side airbags, front and rear side-curtain airbags, in addition to a driver's knee airbag. A brake-assist system determines whether a driver has usedrepparttar 137888 full potential ofrepparttar 137889 brakes in an emergency; ifrepparttar 137890 system senses that more braking is required, ABS will activate untilrepparttar 137891 pedal is released.

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