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Selected Style 2.0L Manual DX
Switch Style

Transmission

Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.0L Manual DX 23 28 $17,248 $18,455
3.0L Automatic LX 19 25 $20,406 $21,840
3.0L Automatic ES 19 25 $21,889 $23,430
2.0L Manual 4WD DX 22 25 $18,833 $20,155
3.0L Automatic 4WD LX 18 23 $21,525 $23,040
3.0L Automatic 4WD ES 18 23 $23,008 $24,630
4-Door ES
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door ES 18 22 $21,242 $22,907
4-Door LS 18 22 $23,772 $25,637
4-Door XLS 17 21 $25,598 $27,607
4-Door LTD 17 21 $29,041 $31,317
4-Door 4WD ES 17 20 $23,382 $25,217
4-Door 4WD LS 17 20 $25,758 $27,777
4-Door 4WD XLS 16 18 $27,474 $29,627
4-Door 4WD LTD 16 18 $30,489 $32,887
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,248
$21,242
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,455
$22,907
Monthly Payment Estimate
$308 / month
$382 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 55.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.69 93.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 50.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 55.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.3 67.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 107.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) - TBD - 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 7.7
Length, Overall (in) 173.0 181.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 43.4
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) - TBD - 79.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9 X - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 X - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.1 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 17.7 38.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.2 - 15.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size P145/90R17 P235/75SR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P235/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P235/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3050 3835
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 186 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/ - TBD - 3.0L/181.0
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5400 165 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 18
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.666 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.310 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.837 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front wheel drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.454 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.059 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.588 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.030 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4-Door Wagon
Vehicle Name Mazda Tribute Mitsubishi Montero Sport
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Double Lateral Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 22.0
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Torsion Bars
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 31.0
 
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