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Selected Style 2-Door SE
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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
4-Door Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 20 25 $17,498 $19,988
4-Door Automatic 20 24 $18,287 $20,888
4-Door Manual 4WD 17 21 $19,345 $22,098
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 22 $20,133 $22,998
4-Door 3.4L Automatic SR5 18 21 $21,604 $24,678
4-Door 3.4L Manual 4WD SR5 17 19 $22,594 $25,808
4-Door 3.4L Automatic 4WD SR5 17 19 $23,383 $26,708
4-Door 3.4L Automatic Limited 18 21 $27,645 $31,578
4-Door 3.4L Automatic 4WD Limited 17 19 $29,686 $33,908
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,383
$17,498
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,300
$19,988
Monthly Payment Estimate
$255 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose Vehicles Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 34.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 44.5 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 53.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 49.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.0 87.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 66.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8 9.8
Length, Overall (in) 167.5 178.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 63.9 67.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 101.4 105.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 34.0 44.6
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. 79.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 43.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 65.8 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - - 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 Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.00 X 2.50 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.9 37.4
Steering Type Power Recirculation-Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code TM6 NA
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size T125/90D16 P225/75R15
Front Tire Order Code TM6 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2947 3440
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15" x 7.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15" x 7.0"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5400 150 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 3250 177 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EPE NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.7L/165
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.74 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 - TBD -
Trans Order Code DDQ NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) 9.125 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Jeep Cherokee Toyota 4Runner
Body Style 2 Door 4 Door Base
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs Coil-Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Quadra-Link Independent
 
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