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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
4-Door SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SE 20 26 $17,250 $18,280
4-Door SXT 19 26 $20,306 $22,125
4-Door Grand SE 19 26 $21,436 $22,820
4-Door Grand SXT 18 25 $24,607 $26,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,271
$17,250
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,930
$18,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$399 / month
$305 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 40.6
Third Head Room (in) 38.2 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) 58.4 57.2
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.9 61.7
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 206.8 165.3
Second Hip Room (in) 66.4 67.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.0 63.0
Third Leg Room (in) 34.1 33.8
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 39.9
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) 48.1 49.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.5 64.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 201.0 189.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.5 68.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 24.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 64.0
Wheelbase (in) 120.8 113.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 39.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.4 78.6
Track Width, Front (in) 64.6 63.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 134.3 146.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 25.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 25.8 15.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 72.1 45.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 90.9 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.84 x 2.2 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 20.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.5 37.6
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size T145/90R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4263 3725
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3750 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 996 EDZ
Displacement 3.9L/238 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 193 @ 4500 150 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.84
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.57
Trans Order Code NA DGL
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.6
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4dr 4 Door Reg WB
Vehicle Name Ford Freestar Wagon Dodge Caravan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion beam Semi-independent
 
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