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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
2WD DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Manual DX 21 26 $14,880 $16,100
2WD Automatic DX 22 26 $15,618 $16,900
2WD Manual EX 21 26 $17,463 $18,900
2WD Automatic EX 22 26 $18,201 $19,700
2WD Manual w/Side Airbags EX 21 26 $17,693 $19,150
2WD Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 22 26 $18,431 $19,950
4WD Manual DX 21 24 $16,172 $17,500
4WD Automatic DX 21 24 $16,909 $18,300
4WD Manual EX 21 24 $18,754 $20,300
4WD Automatic EX 21 24 $19,492 $21,100
4WD Manual w/Side Airbags EX 21 24 $18,985 $20,550
4WD Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 21 24 $19,723 $21,350
2WD Manual LX 21 26 $15,803 $17,100
2WD Automatic LX 22 26 $16,540 $17,900
4WD Manual LX 21 24 $17,094 $18,500
4WD Automatic LX 21 24 $17,832 $19,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,391
$14,880
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,710
$16,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$268 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 133.1 103.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 43.3
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.1
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 52.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 41.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 101.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 173 166.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 41.0 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.1 70.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.1 25.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 38.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.9 46.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 59.0 66.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.2 74.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.8 - TBD -
Brakes
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 11.1 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.1 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 15.9
Steering
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.26
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P215/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P215/70SR16
Spare Tire Size T135/90R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3019 3331
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 45
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 5400 160 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 161 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99B NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.04
Trans Order Code 443 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.59 4.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.53
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Honda Element
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Control-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Compact
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
 
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