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Selected Style 4-Door 103" WB Convenience
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB Convenience 22 26 $19,932 $21,425
4-Door 103" WB Luxury 20 25 $21,397 $23,035
4-Door 103" WB Premier 20 25 $23,217 $25,035
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Convenience 20 23 $21,524 $23,175
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Luxury 18 23 $22,990 $24,785
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Premier 18 23 $24,810 $26,785
4-Door 4-Cyl (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,607 $24,280
4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,365 $25,130
4-Door V6 19 25 $22,551 $25,340
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,307 $26,190
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row Limited 19 25 $26,858 $30,180
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $22,853 $25,680
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,553 $27,590
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row Limited 18 24 $28,104 $31,580
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,932
$21,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,425
$24,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$357 / month
$405 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 104.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 57.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 174.3 184.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 67.9 67.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 62.9 39.7
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) 66.3 80.6
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) 9.0 x 1.65 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.5 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 19.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.9 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/70TR16 P225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/70TR16 P225/70R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3285 3520
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3 1.69
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5800 160 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4250 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99Z NA
Displacement 2.3L/183 2.4L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.31 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.89 3.94
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Mariner Toyota Highlander
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA MacPherson
 
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