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Selected Style 4-Door Laredo
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door TSi 16 21 $25,047 $27,695
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $24,923 $27,515
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,445 $33,790
4-Door 4WD TSi 15 20 $26,815 $29,665
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,155 $25,545
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,272 $31,360
1500
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 13 18 $21,567 $24,648
1500 4WD 12 16 $23,842 $27,249
2500 N/A N/A $22,646 $25,880
2500 4WD N/A N/A $24,937 $28,499
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,155
$21,567
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,545
$24,648
Monthly Payment Estimate
$426 / month
$411 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose Vehicles -
Rear Door Type - Panel Doors
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.3 NA
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 65.0
Passenger Capacity 5 3
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 NA
Front Leg Room (in) 40.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 60.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.1 -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.7 NA
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.58 -
Length, Overall (in) 177.1 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 50.5
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 71.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.75 -
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 131.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 40.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 76.7
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 6.6
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 52.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.1
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 29.2
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 219.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 97.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 79.3 149.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA 36.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 47.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 49.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 70.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 40.9 96.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 77.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.57 x 1.25
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.15 x 2.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23 42
Fuel Tank Location - Behind Rear Axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 48.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 12.7 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.5 43.7
Steering Type Power Recirculation-Ball Speed sensitive pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 16.5
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 15.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code TMD QHA
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 P235/75R15XL
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 P235/75R15XL
Front Tire Order Code TMD QHA
Spare Tire Order Code NA QHA
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 P235/75R15XL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1763
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1763
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 721
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1763
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3582 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3968
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2440.1
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 11,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2362
Wheels
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 Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.0 17.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117 100
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 2400 335 @ 2800
Engine Order Code ERH L31
Displacement 4.0L/242 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 4600 250 @ 4600
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 13
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.20 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.63
Trans Order Code DGB M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.74 3.06
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 42RE Electronic
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 1500
Vehicle Name Jeep Grand Cherokee Chevrolet Suburban
Body Code - ZW9
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.25
Suspension Type - Rear Link Coil w/F/R 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Stabilizer Bars -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Quadra Coil w/F/R Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Stabilizer Bars -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.42
Axle Type - Front - Independent GM
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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