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Selected Style 4-Door Laredo
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 15 21 $24,347 $26,480
4-Door Limited 15 21 $28,735 $31,410
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $26,136 $28,450
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,933 $33,840
4-Door 4WD Overland 14 19 $35,076 $38,495
4-Door 1500 LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 1500 LS 14 18 $32,418 $37,050
4-Door 1500 LT 14 18 $32,418 $37,050
4-Door 1500 4WD LS 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 1500 4WD LT 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 1500 4WD Z71 14 18 $34,868 $39,850
4-Door 2500 LS N/A N/A $33,818 $38,650
4-Door 2500 LT N/A N/A $33,818 $38,650
4-Door 2500 4WD LS N/A N/A $36,356 $41,550
4-Door 2500 4WD LT N/A N/A $36,356 $41,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,347
$32,418
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,480
$37,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$441 / month
$618 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles -
Rear Door Type - Cargo Doors
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 65.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 56.5 61.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.0 -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 61.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 65.2
Passenger Capacity 5 9
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 39.0
Third Leg Room (in) - 36.1
Third Hip Room (in) - 49.2
Third Head Room (in) - 38.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 64.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.3 73.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.5 -
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 130.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.3 78.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 -
Length, Overall (in) 181.5 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 9.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 37.0
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 31.2
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 219.3
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 52.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 45.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 49.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 69.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 39.0 90.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 49.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 40.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 104.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 72.3 131.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA 36.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.4 12.9 x 1.2
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.0 12.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.5 31
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 43.0
Steering Type Power Recirculating Ball Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.94 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.2 -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 15.8
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 15.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/75R16 P265/70R16
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - QMJ
Spare Tire Order Code NA QMJ
Rear Tire Size P225/75R16 P265/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - QMJ
Front Tire Size P225/75R16 P265/70R16
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6500 7400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3784 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2493
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3150
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 13,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2661
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 7000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.5 16.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 145
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 625 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 3000 325 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ERH L59
Displacement 4.0L/242 5.3L/327
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 285 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMFI SFI
Engine Oil Cooler - Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 14
Transmission
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 NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.20 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.63
Trans Order Code DGK M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door 1500
Vehicle Name Jeep Grand Cherokee Chevrolet Suburban
Body Code - ZW9
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear 3-Link Multi-Link Coil
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Solid Axle Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 1.18
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.26
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.73
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type - Swing-out
 
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