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Selected Style 4-Door S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door S 18 23 $22,271 $23,930
4-Door SE 18 23 $24,107 $26,530
4-Door SES 18 23 $25,442 $28,030
4-Door SEL 17 23 $26,332 $29,030
4-Door Limited 17 23 $29,647 $32,755
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ext WB Plus 19 26 $21,145 $23,365
Ext WB Plus w/Y3H Mobility 19 26 $21,145 $23,365
Ext WB LS w/Y3G Mobility 19 26 $24,285 $26,835
Ext WB LS 19 26 $24,285 $26,835
Ext WB LT 19 26 $27,837 $30,760
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,271
$21,145
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,930
$23,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$399 / month
$389 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 66.4 60.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.0 59.8
Third Leg Room (in) 34.1 36.7
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 39.3
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) 48.1 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.5 61.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 39.9
Third Head Room (in) 38.2 38.9
Front Hip Room (in) 58.4 55.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.9 59.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 39.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 206.8 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 63.3
Wheelbase (in) 120.8 120.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 39.6 40.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.4 72.0
Track Width, Front (in) 64.6 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 201.0 200.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 51.6
Height, Overall (in) 68.5 68.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 22.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 72.1 84.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 59.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 48.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 90.9 100.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 134.3 140.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 25.8 25.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 25.8 31.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 62.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.84 x 2.2 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.86 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x - TBD - 10.94 x 1.27
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 25.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.5 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.05
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA XPK
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size T145/90R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA XPK
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4263 3838
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.3 11.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 193 @ 4500 185 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3750 210 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 996 LA1
Displacement 3.9L/238 3.4L/207
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 26
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.56
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.92
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Freestar Wagon Chevrolet Venture
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion beam Twist Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Delco Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
 
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