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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 FWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD Manual 24 29 $15,789 $16,920
4-Door FWD VTi Automatic 22 28 $17,728 $19,005
4-Door AWD VTi Automatic 21 26 $18,751 $20,105
4-Door FWD Automatic V6 20 28 $20,890 $22,405
4-Door AWD Automatic V6 19 25 $22,425 $24,055
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,391
$15,789
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,710
$16,920
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$282 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 40.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 133.1 100
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 49.0 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 55.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 173 181.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 41.0 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.1 66.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 106.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61 61.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.1 30.8
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 63.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.65 9.8 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x .5 11.7 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 16.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 39.4
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/70R15 P215/70SR16
Spare Tire Size T135/90R17 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15 P215/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3019 3207
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4.0 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 152 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99B NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 5400 143 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.58
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Trans w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.02
Trans Order Code 443 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.59 4.41
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Saturn VUE
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Three-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Indep Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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