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Selected Style 2-Door 102" WB Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB Sport 18 23 $18,267 $20,065
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $20,889 $23,045
4-Door 112" WB XL 18 23 $20,032 $22,070
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $21,687 $23,950
4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 20 $24,454 $27,095
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 15 19 $26,184 $29,060
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $28,379 $31,555
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,108 $33,520
4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 21 $28,911 $32,160
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $30,640 $34,125
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 19 $26,842 $29,810
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $30,473 $33,935
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 19 $31,005 $34,540
4-Door Laredo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4WD Laredo 16 21 $25,339 $27,965
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 21 $30,817 $34,190
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,571 $25,995
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,644 $31,760
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,267
$23,571
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,065
$25,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$334 / month
$433 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 16 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 56.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.5 35.3
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 43.6 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 58.9
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 100.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7 -
Height, Overall (in) 67.1 69.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.8 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.0 -
Wheelbase (in) 101.7 105.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 72.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 35.1 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 28.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 180.8 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Track Width, Front (in) - 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 9.1
Length, Overall (in) - 181.5
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.4 72.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 30.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.6 39.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 61.5 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 0.47 - TBD -
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) 11.3 x 1.02 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 20.5
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 36.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.4
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 717 -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code T7R NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 717 -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 717 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Rear Tire Order Code T7R NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P225/75R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5120 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 768 525
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2290 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1935 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4700 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2650 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1766 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3739
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 15.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2750 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code 99X ERH
Displacement 4.0L/245 4.0L/242
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 4200 195 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 21
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 10 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 Electronic
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 44M DGB
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Code 102" WB -
Body Style 2 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2290 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.27 -
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear Single-Stage Leaf 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) 35 - 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 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Boxed w/Single Channel -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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