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Selected Style 4-Door 2.3L XLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.3L XLS 24 29 $18,120 $19,380
4-Door 2.3L 4WD XLS 22 26 $19,713 $21,130
4-Door 2.3L XLT 22 26 $20,992 $22,535
4-Door 3.0L XLT 20 24 $21,770 $23,390
4-Door 3.0L XLT Sport 20 24 $22,494 $24,185
4-Door 2.3L 4WD XLT 21 24 $22,585 $24,285
4-Door 3.0L Limited 20 24 $23,171 $24,930
4-Door 3.0L 4WD XLT 19 23 $23,362 $25,140
4-Door 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 19 23 $24,086 $25,935
4-Door 3.0L 4WD Limited 19 23 $24,763 $26,680
4-Door 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $25,049 $26,900
4-Door 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,528 $28,525
4-Door S V6 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door V6 2WD S 20 25 $25,381 $27,600
4-Door V6 2WD SL 20 25 $26,807 $29,150
4-Door V6 AWD S 19 24 $26,852 $29,200
4-Door V6 AWD SL 19 24 $28,278 $30,750
4-Door V6 AWD SE 19 24 $29,151 $31,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,120
$25,381
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,380
$27,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$460 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 56.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.2 109.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.7
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 59.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 59.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 43.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.9 64.0
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 111.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 74.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3 64.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 7.0
Length, Overall (in) 174.9 187.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 66.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.3 32.6
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) 66.3 81.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
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 12.6 x 1.1
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 12.13 x 0.63
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 21.7
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.9 18.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/75R15 P235/65TR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/75R15 P235/65TR18
Spare Tire Size T145/90R17 T165/90D18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3184 3835
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3 9.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 110
Engine
Displacement 2.3L/121 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5800 245 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4250 246 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99Z NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 NA
Trans Type 5 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 1.766
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 NA
Trans Order Code 443 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 5.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD CVT Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Nissan Murano
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 20
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 26
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
 
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