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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
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.3 65.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.4 11.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.5 19.8
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 41.3
Steering Type Power Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size P225/75R16 225/70SR16
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
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 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
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.5 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 625 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 80
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 3000 222 @ 4400
Engine Order Code ERH 1MZ-FE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 23
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Jeep Grand Cherokee Lexus RX 300
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
 
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