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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
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 106.9
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 -
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
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
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
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
Displacement 2.3L/183 2.4L/144
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
Transmission
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
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
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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