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Selected Style 4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value 24 29 $18,097 $19,425
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS 22 25 $18,684 $20,070
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS Value 22 26 $19,689 $21,175
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS 19 22 $20,277 $21,820
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT 20 25 $21,705 $23,390
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT Sport 20 25 $22,429 $24,185
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT 18 22 $23,297 $25,140
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 18 22 $24,021 $25,935
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD Limited 18 22 $24,653 $26,630
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $24,835 $26,830
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,314 $28,455
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
4-Door 2WD LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD LS 16 21 $23,950 $26,465
4-Door 2WD LT 16 21 $26,349 $29,115
4-Door 2WD EXT LS 15 19 $25,416 $28,085
4-Door 2WD EXT LT 15 19 $27,389 $30,265
4-Door 4WD LS 15 20 $25,987 $28,715
4-Door 4WD LT 15 20 $28,385 $31,365
4-Door 4WD EXT LS 14 18 $27,453 $30,335
4-Door 4WD EXT LT 14 18 $29,426 $32,515
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,097
$23,950
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,425
$26,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$324 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 56.00
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.2 -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 37.00
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.20
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 58.20
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 58.50
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.60
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 58.50
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 46.90
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.9 -
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 113.00
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.9 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 74.70
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 -
Length, Overall (in) 174.9 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 41.0 NA
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 72.50
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 7.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 43.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.80
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 34.9
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 32.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 191.80
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.9 43.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.3 43.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 52.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.9 39.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 59.0 80.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.3 80.1
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 Console (in) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
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 .50 12.0 x 1.14
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.8 x 0.78
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 22.0
Fuel Tank Location - - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.4
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 20.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 20.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P225/75R15 P235/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QNF
Front Tire Size P225/75R15 P235/75R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P235/75R16
Front Tire Order Code NA QNF
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 5300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3183 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 10000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2304
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 5550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2019
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3 13.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - NA
Engine
Displacement 2.3L/121 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5800 275 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I6
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4250 275 @ 3600
Engine Order Code 99Z LL8
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 21
Transmission
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 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.63
Trans Order Code NA M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.70
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 3.06
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Chevrolet TrailBlazer
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Body Code - TB4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.82
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.33
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Coil
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.42
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3200
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-Floating
Frame
Frame Type - - TBD -
Doors
Side Door Type - Swing-out
 
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