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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 Sport 19 25 $21,705 $23,440
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 Sport 18 23 $23,184 $25,065
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
4WD LX Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD Automatic LX 17 22 $24,203 $26,900
4WD Automatic EX 17 22 $26,333 $29,270
4WD Automatic w/Leather EX 17 22 $27,456 $30,520
4WD Automatic w/Leather/DVD EX 17 22 $28,804 $32,020
4WD Automatic w/Leather/Nav EX 17 22 $29,253 $32,520
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,401
$24,203
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,710
$26,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$448 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Special Purpose Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 8
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 40.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 61.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 57.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 133.2 170.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 37.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 41.9
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 61.6
Third Hip Room (in) - 49.0
Third Head Room (in) - 38.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 58.8
Third Leg Room (in) - 30.2
Exterior Dimensions
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 70.6
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.9 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 36.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 106.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 77.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in) 33.4 -
Track Width, Front (in) - 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.0
Length, Overall (in) - 188.0
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 66.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.2 90.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 16.3
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 48.7
Brakes
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 12.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.65 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 1.0 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 19.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 38.0
Steering Type Variable Pwr Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size T135/90R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 4500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3019 4416
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 242 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99B NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 5400 240 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 4.428
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.727
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 2.563
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.021
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.520
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 1.846
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.552
Trans Order Code 443 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Honda Pilot
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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