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Selected Style 2-Door 102" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB 18 22 $19,321 $21,035
2-Door 102" WB 4WD 16 19 $22,010 $24,055
2-Door SE **Not Orderable**
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 17 23 $16,788 $17,910
2-Door 4WD SE 17 22 $18,187 $19,425
2-Door Sport 17 23 $17,804 $19,370
2-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $19,168 $20,880
4-Door SE 17 23 $17,755 $18,950
4-Door 4WD SE 17 22 $19,149 $20,460
4-Door Sport 17 23 $18,745 $20,405
4-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $20,109 $21,915
4-Door Limited 17 23 $20,049 $21,870
4-Door 4WD Limited 17 22 $21,418 $23,385
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,321
$16,788
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,035
$17,910
Monthly Payment Estimate
$351 / month
$299 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 54.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 35.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 37.8
Second Hip Room (in) 43.6 44.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 94.8
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in) 20.7 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.0 -
Wheelbase (in) 101.8 101.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 69.4
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 34.6 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 48.1 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 28.9 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 180.4 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7 -
Height, Overall (in) 68.2 63.8
Track Width, Front (in) - 58.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 10.0
Length, Overall (in) - 167.5
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 58.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 52.7 54.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 39.1 65.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 35.5 32.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9 43.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 70.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71.4 69.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.25 x 0.37 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.34 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 20
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 21.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 35.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.1
Tires
Front Tire Order Code T53 TM6
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code T53 TM6
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 P215/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16 T125/90D16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 308 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 308 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3080 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3080 5000
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1995 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4760 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2650 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1766 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2400 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3150
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 15.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 124
Engine
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 237 @ 3000 225 @ 3000
Engine Order Code 99E ERH
Displacement 4.0L/245 4.0L/242
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 203 @ 5250 190 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 10.00 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 - TBD -
Trans Order Code 44J DDD
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.07
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Sport Jeep Cherokee
Body Code 102" WB -
Body Style 2 Door 2 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 Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2650 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.38 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear NA -
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Quadra-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2650 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Leaf Springs
Frame
Frame Type Boxed w/Single Channel -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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