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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 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 Limited 20 24 $23,171 $24,930
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
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
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 56.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.2 109.9
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.65 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 21.7
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.2
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/75R15 P235/65TR18
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3184 3835
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 18 x 7.5
Front 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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4250 246 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99Z NA
Displacement 2.3L/121 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5800 245 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Nissan Murano
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
 
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