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Selected Style 4-Door 1500 LS
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 1500 LS 14 18 $32,418 $37,050
4-Door 1500 LT 14 18 $32,418 $37,050
4-Door 1500 4WD LS 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 1500 4WD LT 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 1500 4WD Z71 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 2500 LS N/A N/A $33,818 $38,650
4-Door 2500 LT N/A N/A $33,818 $38,650
4-Door 2500 4WD LS N/A N/A $36,356 $41,550
4-Door 2500 4WD LT N/A N/A $36,356 $41,550
4-Door Laredo
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 15 21 $24,347 $26,480
4-Door Limited 15 21 $28,735 $31,410
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $26,136 $28,450
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,933 $33,840
4-Door 4WD Overland 14 19 $35,076 $38,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,418
$24,347
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,050
$26,480
Monthly Payment Estimate
$618 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Cargo Doors -
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) 49.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.4
Third Head Room (in) 38.6 -
Front Hip Room (in) 61.4 56.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.4 -
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 35.3
Passenger Capacity 9 5
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 61.3 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 58.9
Third Leg Room (in) 36.1 -
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 95.0
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 37.0 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.2 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 219.3 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.4 -
Height, Overall (in) 73.6 70.3
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 52.3 -
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 105.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.9 72.3
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 59.5
Track Width, Front (in) - 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.7
Length, Overall (in) - 181.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 90.0 39.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 104.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 131.6 72.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 36.1 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 45.7 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 49.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 69.6 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 x 1.2 12.0 x 0.4
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.1 12.0 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 20.5
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 15.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Power Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.94
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.2
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code QMJ - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code QMJ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code QMJ - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P225/75R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7400 6500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 750
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3150 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2661 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4000 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2493 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3784
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.4 14.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System SFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 4000 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code L59 ERH
Displacement 5.3L/327 4.0L/242
Engine Oil Cooler Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 285 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.54
Trans Order Code M30 DGK
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.74
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.20
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Suburban Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Code ZW9 -
Body Style 4 Door 1500 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3150 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Coil 3-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.18 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type Swing-out -
 
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