Compare 2003 Chevrolet Blazer vs 2003 Ford Escape

2003 Chevrolet Blazer
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2-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door LS 15 21 $18,774 $20,745
2-Door Xtreme 15 21 $20,674 $22,845
2-Door 4WD LS 15 20 $21,489 $23,745
4-Door LS 17 23 $22,348 $24,695
4-Door 4WD LS 15 19 $24,158 $26,695
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4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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 Sport 19 25 $21,705 $23,440
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 Sport 18 23 $23,184 $25,065
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,774
$17,401
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,745
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$346 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Tailgate Liftgate
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
52.0 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 36.4
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
40.5 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 133.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.1 7.8
Height, Overall (in)
65.20 69.1
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA 34.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
42.0 36.4
Wheelbase (in)
100.5 103.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.3 7.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.8 70.1
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
34.80 33.4
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 41.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
28.4 25.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
177.3 173.0
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.6 69.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA 52.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.5 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
28.5 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.8 33.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
38.7 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
68.5 59.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x 0.78 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
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)
10.82 x 1.14 10.94 x 1.0
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 16.0
Fuel Tank Location
Behind Rear Axle -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
13.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
36.6 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.0
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
743 -
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code
QBF NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1643 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
743 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/70R15 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
743 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1643 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QBF NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1643 -
Front Tire Size
P235/70R15 P225/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4200 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
420 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
420 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4200 1000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2200 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2003 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4450 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2600 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1490 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3019
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 110
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
MFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 2800 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LU3 99B
Displacement
4.3L/262 2.0L/121
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 4400 127 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 28
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.49 3.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.0 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.16 2.06
Trans Order Code
M50 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 2.93
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Blazer Ford Escape
Body Code
E55 -
Body Style
2 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2200 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.81 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2400 -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.91 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.42 -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2600 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.81 NA
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.30 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder w/Boxed Front End -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA NA

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