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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door LS 14 20 $25,656 $27,149
2WD 4-Door LUX 14 20 $25,656 $27,149
2WD 4-Door S 14 20 $25,656 $27,149
4WD 4-Door LS 14 20 $27,546 $29,149
4WD 4-Door LUX 14 20 $27,546 $29,149
4WD 4-Door S 14 20 $27,546 $29,149
FWD 4-Door GLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door GLS 16 23 $25,672 $27,045
AWD 4-Door GLS 15 22 $27,270 $28,745
FWD 4-Door SE 16 23 $26,983 $28,745
AWD 4-Door SE 15 22 $28,564 $30,445
FWD 4-Door Limited 16 23 $31,710 $34,195
AWD 4-Door Limited 15 22 $33,274 $35,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,656
$25,672
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,149
$27,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$452 / month
$451 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utililty
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 40.3
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 57.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 60.6
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 60.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 57.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.0 38.4
Third Hip Room (in) - 45.6
Third Head Room (in) - 36.1
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 56.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 150.6
Third Leg Room (in) - 31.5
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 34.7 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 191.6 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0 -
Height, Overall (in) 71.9 68.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) 18.2 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 43.8 -
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 110.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.1 76.6
Track Width, Front (in) - 65.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.1
Length, Overall (in) - 190.6
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 65.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 39.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 43.7 40.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 70.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 86.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 6.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 12.64 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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) 12.8 x 0.78 12.76 x - TBD -
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) 21.7 20.6
Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.82 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P245/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) NA -
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) NA -
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P245/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) NA -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 530 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5300 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 350
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2297 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2750 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2297 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5550 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4266
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 11.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts NA -
Engine
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.8L/231
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 285 @ 6000 260 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 276 @ 4600 257 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LL8 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.56
Trans Type 4 6
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.39
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.37
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Hydra-Matic Auto w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.15
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.20
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Isuzu Ascender Hyundai Veracruz
Body Code NA -
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.67
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear NA -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Dbl-A Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.06
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3080 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) NA -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 -
Axle Type - Front NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2750 -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Coil Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - MacPherson Strut
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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