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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 $17,391 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS 19 25 $18,929 $20,400
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS 18 23 $20,431 $22,050
4-Door 103" WB XLT 19 25 $20,981 $22,655
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT 18 23 $22,482 $24,305
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $22,764 $24,615
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $24,243 $26,240
4-Door ST
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door ST 16 21 $24,011 $26,215
4-Door SLT 16 21 $26,161 $28,630
4-Door 4WD ST 14 18 $26,351 $28,805
4-Door 4WD SLT 14 18 $28,501 $31,220
4-Door Limited 14 18 $29,636 $32,535
4-Door 4WD Limited 14 18 $31,447 $34,530
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,391
$24,011
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,710
$26,215
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$437 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 59.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 58.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 133.1 108.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 37.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 57.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 59.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 41.0 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.1 74.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 34.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 119.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 76.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61 64.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 173 200.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 20.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.8 81.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.1 68.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 59.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.2 102.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13.8 x .87
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) 10.9 x .5 13.2 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 27
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 39.9
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7 37.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 15.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size T135/90R17 P245/70R17
Front Tire Order Code NA TTH
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - TTH
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA TTH
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P245/70R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 370
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 3700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3019 4583
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4.0 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99B EKG
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 5400 210 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 2.84
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.57
Trans Order Code 443 DG6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.59 3.92
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Dodge Durango
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
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) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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