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Selected Style 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS 15 21 $23,924 $26,285
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Sport 15 21 $24,970 $27,460
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 21 $25,904 $28,510
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS 15 21 $25,904 $28,510
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $26,363 $29,025
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS Sport 15 21 $26,950 $29,685
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS Sport 15 21 $26,950 $29,685
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 19 $27,075 $29,825
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L NBX 15 21 $27,408 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Sport 15 21 $27,408 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L NBX 15 19 $28,120 $31,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT Sport 15 19 $28,120 $31,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 21 $28,343 $31,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT 15 21 $28,343 $31,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 19 $29,055 $32,050
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT 14 19 $29,055 $32,050
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD NBX 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT Sport 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT Sport 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $29,989 $33,100
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD NBX 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT Sport 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,701 $33,900
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $30,768 $33,975
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 19 $31,480 $34,775
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 21 $31,970 $35,325
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD Eddie Bauer 15 21 $31,970 $35,325
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $32,682 $36,125
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $32,682 $36,125
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 21 $32,748 $36,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD Limited 15 21 $32,748 $36,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 19 $33,460 $37,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD Limited 14 19 $33,460 $37,000
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 4WD Laredo 15 20 $26,136 $28,450
4-Door Limited 15 21 $28,735 $31,410
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,933 $33,840
4-Door 4WD Overland 14 19 $35,076 $38,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,924
$24,347
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,285
$26,480
Monthly Payment Estimate
$438 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 58.9
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 39.5
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.4
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 56.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 35.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 95.0
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.1 -
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 105.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1 72.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 31.6 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 48.3 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 30.7 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.5 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 -
Height, Overall (in) 71.4 70.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.7
Length, Overall (in) - 181.5
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 59.5
Track Width, Front (in) - 59.5
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) 48.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 48.6 39.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 86.2 72.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.01 x 0.37 12.0 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr Power
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) 11.85 x 0.37 12.0 x 0.4
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 20.5
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 37.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Recirculating Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 18.9 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.2
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.94
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 -
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 -
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 720 -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 750
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3280 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 328 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3000 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2046 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2735 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7700 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2240 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5420 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3784
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 14.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Engine
Displacement 4.0L/245 4.0L/242
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5100 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SEFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3700 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA ERH
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.07 2.20
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.44 1.54
Trans Order Code NA DGK
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.25 2.74
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.73
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Code 114" WB -
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .77 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.00 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Independent SLA -
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3600 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 -
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32.00 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil spring 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Boxed -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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