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Selected Style 2-Door SE
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Trim

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
4-Door JS Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2WD JS 19 22 $16,558 $17,999
4-Door Manual 2WD JS+ 19 22 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JS 19 21 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JS+ 19 21 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX 19 21 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX+ 19 21 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX 18 20 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX+ 18 20 $19,318 $20,999
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,086
$16,558
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,050
$17,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$268 / month
$300 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 44.3 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 52.8
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 50.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.8 82.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 35.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 167.5 164.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 43.5
Height, Overall (in) 63.8 68.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 101.4 97.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 38.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 38.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 47.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.0 44.6
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 43.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 65.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.9 21.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - - TBD - x .87
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) 9.0 x 2.5 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 20.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7 34.8
Steering Type Power Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code TM6 NA
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 P235/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/90D16 P235/60R16
Front Tire Order Code TM6 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 P235/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2947 3064
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 7
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) 124 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 3250 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EPE NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5400 155 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Two Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.74 4.47
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 2.02
Trans Order Code DDQ NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 4.30
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA N/A
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 3.70
Clutch Size (in) 9.13 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.37
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door 4-Door
Vehicle Name Jeep Cherokee Suzuki Grand Vitara
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Quadra-Link Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil spring
 
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