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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 28 $17,401 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 28 $18,207 $19,595
4-Door 103" WB XLS Popular 19 25 $18,848 $20,300
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Popular 18 23 $20,327 $21,925
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 19 25 $20,677 $22,310
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 2 19 25 $20,837 $22,485
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 25 $21,796 $23,540
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Popular 2 18 23 $22,315 $24,110
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,275 $25,165
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $23,544 $25,460
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $25,023 $27,085
4-Door 103" WB XLT Sport 19 25 $21,705 $23,440
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $23,184 $25,065
4-Door Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 14 19 $24,719 $27,010
4-Door SLT 14 19 $28,386 $31,130
4-Door SLT Plus 14 19 $30,793 $33,835
4-Door 4WD Sport 14 18 $26,641 $29,130
4-Door 4WD SLT 14 18 $30,308 $33,250
4-Door 4WD SLT Plus 14 18 $32,906 $36,170
4-Door 4WD R/T 12 17 $35,358 $38,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,401
$24,719
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,710
$27,010
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 133.2 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 40.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 57.7
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.9 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 36.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 116.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 71.6
Side Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in) 33.4 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 41.0 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 25.4 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 173.0 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.8 -
Height, Overall (in) 69.1 70.8
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 61.9
Track Width, Front (in) - 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 9.0
Length, Overall (in) - 193.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.2 88.0
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 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.1 51.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 59.0 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.65 11 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 1.0 11.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA Rear Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 25
Steering
Steering Type Variable Pwr Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size T135/90R17 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 470
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 4700
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3019 4357
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 14.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 600
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 4.7L/287
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 5400 230 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 290 @ 3600
Engine Order Code 99B EVA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 14
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.00
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.67 Upshift/1.50 Kickdown
Trans Order Code 443 DGQ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Dodge Durango
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA 41
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA 33
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Independent
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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