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Selected Style 2-Door SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 18 20 $15,126 $16,215
2-Door X 15 18 $17,999 $19,235
2-Door Sport 15 18 $19,225 $21,045
2-Door Sahara 15 18 $22,420 $24,635
2-Door Rubicon 15 18 $22,576 $24,810
2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD 23 26 $14,974 $15,599
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 2WD 22 25 $15,894 $16,599
4-Door Manual 2WD 22 25 $15,790 $16,799
2-Door Soft Top Manual 4WD 22 25 $15,978 $16,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD 22 25 $16,730 $17,799
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 4WD 22 25 $16,918 $17,999
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 25 $16,742 $18,199
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 25 $17,682 $19,199
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,126
$14,974
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,215
$15,599
Monthly Payment Estimate
$270 / month
$260 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicles Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.8 50.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 51.4 93.4
Second Leg Room (in) NA 35.9
Front Head Room (in) 41.9 40.9
Second Hip Room (in) NA 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.8 53.0
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Second Head Room (in) NA 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) NA 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 93.4 86.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 67.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 7.2
Length, Overall (in) 155.4 152.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.9 65.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 17.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) NA 10.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 42.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 37.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 36.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 55.0 33.7
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 -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 2.5 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.94 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 14.8
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 20.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 31.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P215/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code TPN NA
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size NA P215/65R16
Front Tire Order Code TPN NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3235 2756
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 124 70
Engine
Displacement 2.4L 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5200 127 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System SMFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4000 134 @ 3000
Engine Order Code ED1 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.52 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25 1.95
Trans Order Code DDK NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.85 3.65
Summary
Vehicle Name Jeep Wrangler Suzuki Vitara
Body Style 4 Door 2-Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Solid Axle MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arms 5-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil spring
 
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