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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Sport 22 31 $22,646 $22,995
FWD 4-Door Latitude 22 31 $23,997 $24,695
FWD 4-Door Limited 22 31 $27,438 $28,395
4WD 4-Door Sport 21 28 $24,581 $24,995
4WD 4-Door Latitude 21 28 $25,912 $26,695
4WD 4-Door Trailhawk 19 25 $28,888 $29,895
4WD 4-Door Limited 21 28 $29,353 $30,395
FWD 4-Door LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 22 32 $23,294 $24,520
FWD 4-Door LT 22 32 $24,861 $26,170
FWD 4-Door LTZ 22 32 $30,324 $31,920
AWD 4-Door LS 20 29 $24,956 $26,270
AWD 4-Door LT 20 29 $26,524 $27,920
AWD 4-Door LTZ 20 29 $31,986 $33,670
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TCC's Bottom Line Although the styling might have some disconnects -- from the past, and within itself -- the 2015 Jeep Cherokee delivers all the Jeep essentials, with impressive features and safety. The 2015 Chevrolet Equinox is more refined and quiet than many of its competitors, while offering the versatility and value that a budget-conscious family would expect.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8 54.60
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3 39.90
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.90
Second Hip Room (in) 49.9 51.10
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.4 99.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 55.80
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 39.20
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 55.30
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.20
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.9 62.10
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 112.50
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 72.50
Track Width, Front (in) 62 62.90
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.90
Length, Overall (in) 182 187.80
Height, Overall (in) 65.7 66.30
Liftover Height (in) - 28.80
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - 28.80
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 24.8 31.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 54.9 63.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 24.8 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 11.9 x 0.78
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 18.8
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 40.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 18.1
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60TR17 P225/65R17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code TRA QYZ
Spare Tire Order Code NA N/A
Rear Tire Size P225/60TR17 P225/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code TRA QYZ
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 2000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3679 3777
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Styled Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Styled Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 x - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 120
Engine
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Ethanol I4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 171 @ 4800 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code ED6 LEA
Displacement 2.4 L/144 2.4/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6250 182 @ 6700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 (Est) 22 (2014)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 (Est) 26 (2014)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (Est) 32 (2014)
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.70 4.48
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 1.84
Trans Type 9 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.81 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.87
Trans Order Code DFH MX0
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name Jeep Cherokee Chevrolet Equinox
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 (Est) 7.1 (2014)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 6 (2012)
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 8.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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