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Selected Style 4-Door Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 21 26 $18,216 $19,380
4-Door 4WD Sport 20 24 $19,610 $20,890
4-Door Renegade 18 22 $20,750 $22,165
4-Door 4WD Renegade 18 22 $22,144 $23,675
4-Door Limited 17 22 $22,161 $23,715
4-Door 4WD Limited 17 22 $23,555 $25,225
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value 24 29 $18,097 $19,425
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS 22 25 $18,684 $20,070
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS Value 22 26 $19,689 $21,175
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS 19 22 $20,277 $21,820
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT 20 25 $21,705 $23,390
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT Sport 20 25 $22,429 $24,185
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT 18 22 $23,297 $25,140
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 18 22 $24,021 $25,935
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD Limited 18 22 $24,653 $26,630
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $24,835 $26,830
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,314 $28,455
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,216
$18,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,380
$19,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$324 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 57.0 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.7 99.2
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 56.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 42.1 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 10.2 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 174.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 70.9 69.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.0 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.0 66.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 40.8
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.1 10.94 x .50
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 0.5 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.5 16.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.42 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.9 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code TBB NA
Rear Tire Size P225/75R16 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code TR7 NA
Front Tire Size P225/75R16 P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code TR7 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3538 3183
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.1 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 136 110
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/148 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5200 153 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4000 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code ED1 99Z
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.72 1.31
Trans Type 6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 2-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.06 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.61 2.06
Trans Order Code DEH NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.25 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.46 3.67
Summary
Vehicle Name Jeep Liberty Ford Escape
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil springs Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Trailing arm NA
 
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