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Selected Style 2-Door SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 21 25 $15,086 $16,050
4-Door SE 21 25 $16,052 $17,090
2-Door 4WD SE 18 20 $16,484 $17,565
4-Door 4WD SE 18 20 $17,446 $18,600
2-Door Sport 18 24 $17,002 $18,775
2-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $18,351 $20,285
4-Door Sport 18 24 $17,933 $19,810
4-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $19,282 $21,320
4-Door 4WD Classic 16 21 $20,470 $22,670
4-Door Classic 16 22 $19,116 $21,155
4-Door Limited 16 22 $19,116 $21,155
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 21 $20,470 $22,670
2-Door 102" WB Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB Sport 18 23 $18,267 $20,065
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $20,889 $23,045
4-Door 112" WB XL 18 23 $20,032 $22,070
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $21,687 $23,950
4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 20 $24,454 $27,095
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 15 19 $26,184 $29,060
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $28,379 $31,555
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,108 $33,520
4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 21 $28,911 $32,160
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $30,640 $34,125
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 19 $26,842 $29,810
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $30,473 $33,935
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 19 $31,005 $34,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,086
$18,267
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,050
$20,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$268 / month
$334 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 51.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.8 -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 34.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 44.3 43.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 56.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 58.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 -
Wheelbase (in) 101.4 101.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 33.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 70.2
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8 -
Length, Overall (in) 167.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 46.9
Height, Overall (in) 63.8 67.1
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 6.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) - 19.8
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 44.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 6.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 35.1
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 28.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 180.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 65.8 30.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.9 32.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 61.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.0 69.4
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 41.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.2 x 0.47
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 2.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.3 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 17.5
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Steering
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7 34.7
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 15.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 P235/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code TM6 T7R
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size T125/90D16 P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code TM6 T7R
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 717
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 717
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 717
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 768
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 5120
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2947 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1766
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2290
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 6,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1935
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 4700
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 2650
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.0 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 124 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1425
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5400 160 @ 4200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 3250 225 @ 2750
Engine Order Code EPE 99X
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 9.13 10
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.74 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 2.05
Trans Order Code DDQ 44M
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 3.40
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Jeep Cherokee Ford Explorer
Body Style 2 Door 2 Door
Body Code - 102" WB
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 35
Suspension Type - Front Quadra-Link Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle Single-Stage Leaf
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2290
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.27
Axle Type - Front - Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2710
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2650
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-Floating
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed w/Single Channel
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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