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2WD 4-Door SXT
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
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2WD 4-Door I4 Manual XLS
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Special Purpose 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
56.8 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
37.7 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 99.2
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
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
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)
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
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 - Hwy (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 24
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
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

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