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Selected Style 4-Door SE FWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door SE 16 24 $24,276 $25,735
FWD 4-Door SEL 16 24 $26,321 $28,265
FWD 4-Door Limited 16 24 $28,878 $31,075
AWD 4-Door SE 15 22 $25,887 $27,485
AWD 4-Door SEL 15 22 $27,932 $30,035
AWD 4-Door Limited 15 22 $30,489 $32,845
4-Door 5-Pass
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 5-Pass 16 21 $28,311 $29,995
4-Door 5-Pass Ltd 16 21 $30,702 $32,595
4-Door 5-Pass Ltd w/Nav 16 21 $32,912 $34,995
4-Door 7-Pass 16 21 $29,056 $30,995
4-Door 7-Pass Ltd 16 21 $31,458 $33,595
4-Door 7-Pass Ltd w/Nav 16 21 $33,665 $35,995
4-Door 7-Pass Ltd w/DVD/Nav 16 21 $35,327 $37,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,276
$28,311
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,735
$29,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$429 / month
$500 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line If you don't require a third-row seat, the 2008 Ford Edge is a fashionable, satisfying alternative in the crowded pack of mid-size crossovers. The 2008 Subaru Tribeca is mainstream now, in style and performance.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 58.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.8 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 54.0
Second Leg Room (in) 39.6 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.3 104.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 65.4 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.4
Length, Overall (in) 185.7 191.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 44
Height, Overall (in) 67.0 66.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.7 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 111.2 108.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.8 73.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 32.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 67.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.0 74.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 43.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 44.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.2 37.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.3 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.4 x 0.71
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7 18.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.6 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/65R17 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R17 P255/55HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4078 4140
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 6250 256 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 6-cyl
Fuel System SMPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 4500 247 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99C NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.6L/221.5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 21
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/Sportshift
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88 2.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87 2.26
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48 3.54
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.47
Trans Type 6 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Edge Subaru Tribeca (Natl)
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.30 .98
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Upper A-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Strut Type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.91 .55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Lower L-Arm
 
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