Compare 1997 Jeep Cherokee vs 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport

1997 Jeep Cherokee
1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport
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2-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 20 23 $14,383 $15,300
4-Door SE 20 23 $15,349 $16,340
2-Door 4WD SE 20 23 $15,782 $16,815
4-Door 4WD SE 20 23 $16,744 $17,850
2-Door Sport 15 20 $16,225 $17,915
4-Door Sport 15 20 $17,156 $18,950
2-Door 4WD Sport 15 20 $17,574 $19,425
4-Door 4WD Sport 15 20 $18,505 $20,460
4-Door Country 15 20 $19,756 $21,905
4-Door 4WD Country 15 20 $21,110 $23,420
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4-Door Manual ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual ES N/A N/A $15,858 $17,620
4-Door Automatic LS N/A N/A $18,983 $21,820
4-Door 4WD Manual LS N/A N/A $20,123 $23,130
4-Door 4WD Automatic LS N/A N/A $20,854 $23,970
4-Door 4WD Automatic XLS N/A N/A $27,064 $31,110
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,383
$15,858
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,300
$17,620
Monthly Payment Estimate
$255 / month
$294 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
23 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Special Purpose Vehicles 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
44.5 50.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.8
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 53.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.0 93.5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 7.7
Length, Overall (in)
167.5 178.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
63.9 67.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 56.5
Wheelbase (in)
101.4 107.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.0 55.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71. 79.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
43.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
65.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.0 43.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
54.7 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.00 X 2.50 10.6 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 19.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 19.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.9 38.7
Steering Type
Power Recirculation-Ball Power Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3.37
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TM6 NA
Front Tire Size
P215/75R15 225/75R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/90D16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
TM6 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/75R15 225/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2,000 2300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2,000 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 230
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2947 3435
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 50
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 3250 148 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
EPE NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 5400 134 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 - TBD -
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10 4.222
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.967
Clutch Size (in)
9.125 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.360
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.856
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.74 3.518
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.33 2.136
Trans Order Code
DDQ NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door 4-Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Mitsubishi Montero Sport
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.22
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Leaf Springs w/Leaf Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Quadra-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - .94
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/A-Arms

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