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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 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
4-Door Sport
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 20.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.9 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 35.9
Steering Type Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.42
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7 - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P225/75R15 P225/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA TR7
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3183 3538
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3 10.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 600
Engine
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4250 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99Z ED1
Displacement 2.3L/121 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5800 150 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 21
Transmission
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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive 2-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.61
Trans Order Code NA DEH
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Jeep Liberty
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Trailing arm
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
 
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