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Selected Style FWD 4-Door Convenience
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Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Convenience 23 26 $19,999 $21,140
4WD 4-Door Convenience 21 24 $21,590 $22,870
FWD 4-Door Luxury 20 24 $21,733 $23,025
4WD 4-Door Luxury 19 23 $23,325 $24,755
FWD 4-Door Premier 20 24 $23,642 $25,100
4WD 4-Door Premier 19 23 $25,253 $26,850
4WD 4-Door Hybrid 32 29 $26,335 $27,950
2WD 4-Door SXT
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SXT 18 24 $18,179 $19,350
4WD 4-Door SXT 18 24 $19,714 $21,010
2WD 4-Door R/T 18 24 $21,282 $22,760
2WD 4-Door SLT 18 24 $21,282 $22,760
4WD 4-Door R/T 17 23 $22,817 $24,420
4WD 4-Door SLT 17 23 $22,817 $24,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,999
$18,179
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,140
$19,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$352 / month
$323 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Special Purpose 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.5 56.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.6 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 37.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.6
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 57.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 40.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 56.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 108.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.3 178.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.0 69.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.3 32.1
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) 62.8 65.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.1
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 12.44 x 0.47
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 19.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.42
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.9 17.36
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 36.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - TBC
Rear Tire Size P235/70TR16 P225/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - TRY
Front Tire Size P235/70TR16 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - TRY
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3269 3931
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 160
Engine
Displacement 2.3L/140 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5800 210 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4250 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99Z EKG
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.25
Trans Type 4 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.61
Trans Order Code - TBD - DEH
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 3.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.72
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.89 4.46
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Mariner Dodge Nitro
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 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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