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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 Manual Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Manual Sport 26 35 $20,939 $21,545
FWD 4-Door Automatic Sport 26 32 $22,298 $22,945
FWD 4-Door Automatic Touring 25 32 $24,258 $24,965
FWD 4-Door Automatic Grand Touring 25 32 $27,176 $27,970
AWD 4-Door Automatic Sport 25 31 $23,706 $24,395
AWD 4-Door Automatic Touring 24 30 $25,472 $26,215
AWD 4-Door Automatic Grand Touring 24 30 $28,387 $29,220
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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 Mazda CX-5 is an athletic, fuel-efficient, well-designed small crossover.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 57.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 39
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 55.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3 39.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.1
Second Hip Room (in) 49.9 53.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.4 103.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 8.5
Length, Overall (in) 182 178.7
Height, Overall (in) 65.7 65.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.9 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 72.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62 62.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 24.8 34.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.1 41.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 24.8 34.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 41.4 57.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 54.9 64.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 38.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - 34.6
Brakes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 11.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 14.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 36.7
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60TR17 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code TRA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60TR17 P225/65HR17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code TRA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 2000 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3679 3223
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Styled Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Styled Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 X 7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 100
Engine
Displacement 2.4 L/144 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6250 155 @ 6000
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 171 @ 4800 150 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ED6 NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 (Est) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (Est) 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 (Est) 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 4.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 1.30
Trans Type 9 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.81 3.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 1.95
Trans Order Code DFH NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.70 3.70
Summary
Vehicle Name Jeep Cherokee Mazda CX-5
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 (Est) 6.3 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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