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Selected Style 4-Door SE FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD SE 17 24 $25,129 $26,635
4-Door FWD SEL 17 24 $27,511 $29,545
4-Door AWD SEL 15 22 $29,195 $31,395
4-Door FWD Limited 17 24 $30,018 $32,300
4-Door AWD Limited 15 22 $31,702 $34,150
4-Door FWD Sport 17 24 $32,252 $34,755
4-Door AWD Sport 15 22 $33,935 $36,605
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 5-Pass 16 21 $28,311 $29,995
4-Door 7-Pass 16 21 $29,056 $30,995
4-Door 5-Pass Ltd 16 21 $30,702 $32,595
4-Door 7-Pass Ltd 16 21 $31,458 $33,595
4-Door 5-Pass Ltd w/Nav 16 21 $32,912 $34,995
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
$25,129
$28,311
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,635
$29,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$444 / month
$500 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Provided you don’t mind the lack of a third-row seat, the 2009 Ford Edge stands out in a crowded field as thoroughly competent, well rounded, and fashionable. The 2008 Subaru Tribeca is mainstream now, in style and performance.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 54.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.5 104.2
Second Leg Room (in) 39.6 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 58.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.8 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 16.9
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.4
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R17 P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/65R17 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4078 4140
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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 Torque @ RPM 250 @ 4500 247 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99C NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.6L/221.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 6250 256 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 6-cyl
Fuel System SMPI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 -
Transmission
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
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/Sportshift
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Edge Subaru Tribeca (Natl)
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
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.) W/L-shaped lower control arms w/Lower L-Arm
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.) w/trailing blade control arms w/Upper A-Arm
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 -
 
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