Compare 2005 Jeep Liberty vs 2005 Ford Escape

2005 Jeep Liberty
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4-Door Sport
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
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4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.5 16.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 17.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.9 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.42 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code
TBB NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/75R16 P225/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3538 3183
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.1 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 550
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
165 @ 4000 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
ED1 99Z
Displacement
2.4L/148 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5200 153 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
2-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.45
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Jeep Liberty Ford Escape
Suspension
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
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

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