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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door SXT
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SXT 18 24 $18,179 $19,350
4WD 4-Door SXT 18 24 $19,714 $21,010
2WD 4-Door R/T 18 24 $21,282 $22,760
2WD 4-Door SLT 18 24 $21,282 $22,760
4WD 4-Door R/T 17 23 $22,817 $24,420
4WD 4-Door SLT 17 23 $22,817 $24,420
2WD 4-Door I4 Manual XLS
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Transmission

Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 Manual XLS 24 29 $18,300 $19,320
2WD 4-Door I4 Automatic XLS 23 26 $19,036 $20,120
4WD 4-Door I4 Manual XLS 22 27 $19,892 $21,050
4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic XLS 21 24 $20,628 $21,850
2WD 4-Door I4 Automatic XLT 23 26 $21,022 $22,280
2WD 4-Door V6 Automatic XLT 20 24 $21,805 $23,130
2WD 4-Door V6 Automatic XLT Sport 20 24 $22,522 $23,910
4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic XLT 21 24 $22,614 $24,010
2WD 4-Door V6 Automatic Limited 20 24 $23,204 $24,650
4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic XLT 19 23 $23,396 $24,860
4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic XLT Sport 19 23 $24,118 $25,645
2WD 4-Door I4 CVT Hybrid 36 31 $24,198 $25,655
4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic Limited 19 23 $24,794 $26,380
4WD 4-Door I4 CVT Hybrid 32 29 $25,674 $27,260
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,179
$18,300
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,350
$19,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$322 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7 35.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 99.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 40.8 39.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 33.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.2
Length, Overall (in) 178.9 174.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 43.2
Height, Overall (in) 69.9 69.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 108.8 103.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.1 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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) 65.2 66.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.1 10.9 x .5
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.44 x 0.47 NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 16.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.42 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.36 17.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/75R16 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code TRY NA
Front Tire Size P225/75R16 P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size Compact T145/90R17
Front Tire Order Code TRY NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3931 3184
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.3 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 110
Engine
Displacement 3.7L/226 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200 153 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code EKG 99Z
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.25 1.31
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.06 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.61 2.06
Trans Order Code DEH NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.21 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.72 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.46 3.67
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Nitro Ford Escape
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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