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Selected Style 4-Door 126" WB XLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 126" WB Manual XLS 17 21 $20,558 $22,610
4-Door 126" WB Automatic XLS 16 20 $20,945 $23,045
4-Door 126" WB XLT 16 20 $22,294 $24,560
4-Door 126" WB XLT Premium 16 20 $23,989 $26,465
4-Door 126" WB 4WD Manual XLS 16 20 $23,023 $25,380
4-Door 126" WB 4WD Automatic XLS 15 20 $23,405 $25,815
4-Door 126" WB 4WD XLT 15 20 $24,812 $27,390
4-Door 126" WB 4WD XLT Premium 15 20 $26,454 $29,235
4-Door Laredo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 15 21 $24,347 $26,480
4-Door Limited 15 21 $28,735 $31,410
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $26,136 $28,450
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,933 $33,840
4-Door 4WD Overland 14 19 $35,076 $38,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,558
$24,347
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,610
$26,480
Monthly Payment Estimate
$377 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 56.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 35.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 58.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 95.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 45.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 105.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 72.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.8 -
Overhang, Front (in) 34.6 -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.9 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7 -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 70.1 70.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) - 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.7
Length, Overall (in) - 181.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 59.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³) 29.6 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.2 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) 49.5 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 50.0 -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 51.4 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 39.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 72.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 0.37 12.0 x 0.4
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.39 12.0 x 1.0
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.4 20.5
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.9 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.1 37.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.94
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.2
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 721 -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code T53 - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 721 -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 721 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Rear Tire Order Code T53 - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/75R16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 270 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 750
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2700 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2710 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2250 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5660 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1853 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3784
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 14.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 136
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3000 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code 99E ERH
Displacement 4.0L/245 4.0L/242
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 21
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.74
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 10.0 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.54
Trans Order Code 44J DGK
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Sport Trac Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Code 126" WB -
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 -
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.38 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Leaf Spring 3-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.38 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2900 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Boxed w/Single Channel -
Vehicle
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
 
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