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 Leg Room (in)
35.0 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.9
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.0 55.9
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
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 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2947 3435
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.0 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 50
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 - City (MPG)
20 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 - TBD -
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
2 Door 4-Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
Jeep Cherokee Mitsubishi Montero Sport
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - .94
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/A-Arms
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

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