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Selected Style CX FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD CX 19 26 $23,344 $25,795
FWD CXL 19 26 $23,344 $25,795
AWD CX 18 24 $26,149 $28,895
AWD CXL 18 24 $26,149 $28,895
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,401 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 28 $18,207 $19,595
4-Door 103" WB XLS Popular 19 25 $18,848 $20,300
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Popular 18 23 $20,327 $21,925
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 19 25 $20,677 $22,310
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 2 19 25 $20,837 $22,485
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 25 $21,796 $23,540
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Popular 2 18 23 $22,315 $24,110
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,275 $25,165
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $23,544 $25,460
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $25,023 $27,085
4-Door 103" WB XLT Sport 19 25 $21,705 $23,440
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $23,184 $25,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,344
$17,401
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,795
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$430 / month
$312 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 39.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.5 41.6
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 61.1 53.4
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 39.0 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109 133.2
Second Hip Room (in) 61.1 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 56.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - -
Length, Overall (in) 186.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 68.9 69.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8 -
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 70.1
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 25.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 173.0
Side Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 7.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 36.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - 33.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 108.9 69.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 18.1 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) 54.5 33.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 52.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 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) - TBD - 10.94 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37 35.4
Steering Type Power Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.0
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4024 3019
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99B
Displacement 3.4L/204 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5200 127 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 23
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.921 3.67
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.31
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.385 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.568 2.06
Trans Order Code MX0 443
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Buick Rendezvous Ford Escape
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) short/long arm NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut- MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) type w/coil springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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