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Compare 1997 Jeep Cherokee vs 1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport

1997 Jeep Cherokee Change
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Selected Style 2-Door SE
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Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

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
2-Door 4WD Sport 15 20 $17,574 $19,425
4-Door Sport 15 20 $17,156 $18,950
4-Door 4WD Sport 15 20 $18,505 $20,460
4-Door 4WD Country 15 20 $21,110 $23,420
4-Door Country 15 20 $19,756 $21,905
4-Door ES Manual
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Transmission

Drivetrain

Trim

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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose Vehicles 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8 7.7
Length, Overall (in) 167.5 178.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 19.5
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 19.6
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code TM6 NA
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 225/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 230
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2947 3435
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 - TBD -
Transmission
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Jeep Cherokee Mitsubishi Montero Sport
Body Style 2 Door 4-Door Wagon
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.22
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle Rigid Axle
 
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