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Selected Style 4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 27 $17,404 $18,670
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 27 $18,128 $19,465
4-Door 103" WB XLS Choice 19 24 $18,824 $20,230
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Value 22 25 $18,884 $20,295
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Sport 22 25 $19,608 $21,090
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Choice 18 23 $20,304 $21,855
4-Door 103" WB XLT Choice 19 24 $20,622 $22,205
4-Door 103" WB XLT Choice 2 19 24 $20,781 $22,380
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 24 $21,741 $23,435
4-Door 103" WB XLT Midnight 19 24 $22,647 $24,430
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Choice 18 23 $22,100 $23,830
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $22,964 $24,780
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,060 $24,885
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Midnight 18 23 $23,965 $25,880
4-Door 114" WB XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB XLS 17 21 $22,451 $24,585
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLS 16 20 $24,124 $26,465
4-Door 114" WB XLT 16 21 $25,966 $28,535
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,715 $30,500
4-Door 114" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
4-Door 114" WB Limited 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,404
$22,451
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,670
$24,585
Monthly Payment Estimate
$311 / month
$410 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate Liftgate
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 37.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 59.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 43.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 133.1 -
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.8 8.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 72.1
Side Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - NA
Overhang, Front (in) 33.4 31.7
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 41.0 48.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 25.4 30.7
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 173.0 189.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.8 8.5
Height, Overall (in) 69.1 71.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.9 33.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 36.4 44.1
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 113.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.9 41.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.0 46.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.8 45.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 59.0 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 64.8 88
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 52.6 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.00 12.01 x 0.37
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.85 x 0.37
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.65 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 22.5
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.7
Steering Type Variable Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 18.9
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA T53
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size T135/90R17 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T53
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 1011
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6740
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2994 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 9,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2082
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 5060
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2082
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2560
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1425
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 5400 210 @ 5100
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code 99B 99E
Displacement 2.0L/121 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 21
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.454 3.48
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.058 2.04
Trans Order Code 443 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.030 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.666 3.38
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.310 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.837 0.78
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Ford Explorer
Body Code - 114" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Coil spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 35
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Coil spring
Axle Type - Front - Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2560
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear - Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.73
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed
 
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