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4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
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 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
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 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
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 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
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4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 21 26 $18,216 $19,380
4-Door 4WD Sport 20 24 $19,610 $20,890
4-Door Renegade 18 22 $20,750 $22,165
4-Door 4WD Renegade 18 22 $22,144 $23,675
4-Door Limited 17 22 $22,161 $23,715
4-Door 4WD Limited 17 22 $23,555 $25,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,097
$18,216
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,425
$19,380
Monthly Payment Estimate
$324 / month
$323 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 57.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.2 103.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.7
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 42.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
34.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 71.6
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.0 10.2
Length, Overall (in)
174.9 174.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
41.0 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
69.7 70.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 59.7
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 104.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.3 29.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
52.6 - 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)
66.3 69.0
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 -
Brakes
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 11.3 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.2 x 0.5
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.5 20.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.42
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.9 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.9
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/75R15 P225/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TR7
Front Tire Size
P225/75R15 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA TR7
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBB
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3183 3538
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.3 10.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 136
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
153 @ 5800 150 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
152 @ 4250 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99Z ED1
Displacement
2.3L/121 2.4L/148
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 26
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive 2-Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.45 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA DEH
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 4.46
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.72
Trans Type
5 6
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Escape Jeep Liberty
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
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 NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Trailing arm

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