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Selected Style 4-Door GLS FWD 2.7L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 19 25 $20,307 $21,649
4-Door FWD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 23 $20,823 $22,199
4-Door FWD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 23 $23,049 $24,599
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 18 23 $21,808 $23,249
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 23 $22,230 $23,699
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 23 $24,455 $26,099
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value 24 29 $18,097 $19,425
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS 22 25 $18,684 $20,070
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS Value 22 26 $19,689 $21,175
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS 19 22 $20,277 $21,820
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT 20 25 $21,705 $23,390
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT Sport 20 25 $22,429 $24,185
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT 18 22 $23,297 $25,140
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 18 22 $24,021 $25,935
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD Limited 18 22 $24,653 $26,630
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $24,835 $26,830
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,314 $28,455
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,307
$18,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,649
$19,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$361 / month
$324 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utililty 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 53.3
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.7 99.2
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 66.0 69.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 177.2 174.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.2 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.4 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.5 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 53.1 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 35.8 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 77.7 66.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Brakes
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 .50
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 16.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.93 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.9 17.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R16 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/70R16 P225/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 270 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2700 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3549 3183
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
Fuel System MPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 181 @ 4000 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA 99Z
Displacement 2.7L/165 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6000 153 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.67
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.31
Trans Type 4 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.72 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 2.06
Trans Order Code N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.32 2.93
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name Hyundai Santa Fe Ford Escape
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
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 - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.9 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
 
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