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Selected Style 119" XLT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
119" XLT XLT 15 20 $24,152 $27,620
119" XLT 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,352 $30,220
119" Eddie Bauer 15 20 $27,517 $31,590
119" 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $29,757 $34,225
4-Door Laredo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door TSi 16 21 $25,047 $27,695
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $24,923 $27,515
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,445 $33,790
4-Door 4WD TSi 15 20 $26,815 $29,665
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,155 $25,545
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,272 $31,360
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,152
$23,155
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,620
$25,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$460 / month
$426 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - Special Purpose Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.4 57.6
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 40.9
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 61.5 56.7
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 35.7
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) 62.3 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.9 59.2
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 100.1
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 38.6 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 57.0 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.3 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 204.6 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.5 -
Height, Overall (in) 74.4 64.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) 18.6 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 39.3 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 46.9 -
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 105.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.6 69.3
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 58.75
Track Width, Front (in) - 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 7.58
Length, Overall (in) - 177.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 62.5 40.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 82.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 118.3 79.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 11.9 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 52.4 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.13 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 23
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 37.5
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Power Recirculation-Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 12.7
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 695 -
Spare Tire Size P255/70R16 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code T54 TMD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064 -
Spare Tire Order Code T54 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 695 -
Rear Tire Size P255/70R16 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 695 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064 -
Rear Tire Order Code T54 TMD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2064 -
Front Tire Size P255/70R16 P215/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 800 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 2000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3600 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2544 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6750 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3900 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2256 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3582
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Styled Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Styled Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13 15.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 117
Engine
Engine Type GAS V8 Gas I6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 3250 220 @ 2400
Engine Order Code 99W ERH
Displacement 4.6L (281) 4.0L/242
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 4400 185 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.54
Trans Order Code 44U DGB
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.74
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA 42RE
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.33 2.20
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Code U17/119" WB -
Body Style 4 Door XLT 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3900 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3000 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.31 -
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 34.9 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600 -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil Spring Link Coil w/F/R
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .83 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3900 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 34.9 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front Indep Coil Spring Quadra Coil w/F/R
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Stabilizer Bars
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Stabilizer Bars
Frame
Frame Type Full Box Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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