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Selected Style 4-Door 2WD Manual 2.4L I4
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD Manual 2.4L I4 20 27 $16,426 $17,549
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.4L I4 20 27 $17,175 $18,349
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 20 26 $18,771 $20,099
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 18 24 $20,172 $21,599
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.7L V6 LX 20 26 $21,101 $22,619
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 21 $23,321 $24,999
4-Door 2WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 16 22 $20,078 $21,499
4-Door 2WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 16 22 $21,922 $23,499
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 21 $21,479 $22,999
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 LX 18 24 $22,500 $24,119
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,401 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 28 $18,207 $19,595
4-Door 103" WB XLS Popular 19 25 $18,848 $20,300
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Popular 18 23 $20,327 $21,925
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 19 25 $20,677 $22,310
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 2 19 25 $20,837 $22,485
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 25 $21,796 $23,540
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Popular 2 18 23 $22,315 $24,110
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,275 $25,165
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $23,544 $25,460
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $25,023 $27,085
4-Door 103" WB XLT Sport 19 25 $21,705 $23,440
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $23,184 $25,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,426
$17,401
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,549
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$292 / month
$312 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utililty 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.7 133.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 56.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1 -
Length, Overall (in) 177.2 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 66.0 69.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 -
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 25.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 173.0
Side Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 7.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 36.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - 33.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 77.7 69.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 30.5 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.5 33.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 77.7 59.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.98 10.94 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.9 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.93 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/70R16 P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size P225/70R16 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P225/70R16 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3494 3019
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 6.5 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 68 550
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 3000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99B
Displacement 2.4L/143 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 5500 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.56 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.92 3.67
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.06
Trans Order Code NA 443
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name Hyundai Santa Fe Ford Escape
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 22.9 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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