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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 SUV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 19 23 $30,909 $35,125
4-Door SUV 4WD 18 22 $32,493 $36,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,347
$30,909
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,480
$35,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$441 / month
$585 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 40.7
Front Hip Room (in) 56.5 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.0 110
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 38.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 57.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.3 65.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.5 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.3 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 7.7
Length, Overall (in) 181.5 180.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 39.0 39.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 72.3 75.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.4 11.7 x - TBD -
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 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.5 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 41.3
Steering Type Power Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.94 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 43.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.2 17.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/75R16 225/70SR16
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/75R16 225/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P225/75R16 225/70SR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6500 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3784 3715
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.5 9.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 625 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 3000 222 @ 4400
Engine Order Code ERH 1MZ-FE
Displacement 4.0L/242 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 4600 220 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.74 3.94
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
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 Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.20 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 2.19
Trans Order Code DGK NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Jeep Grand Cherokee Lexus RX 300
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Solid Axle Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear 3-Link Independent
 
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