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Selected Style FWD 4-Door
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 21 28 $22,030 $23,560
FWD 4-Door Premier 21 28 $23,913 $25,630
4WD 4-Door 20 26 $23,622 $25,310
4WD 4-Door Premier 20 26 $25,505 $27,380
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 22 28 $20,264 $21,675
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 22 28 $21,854 $23,375
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 22 28 $23,061 $24,665
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 27 $22,168 $23,710
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 27 $23,660 $25,305
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 27 $24,855 $26,585
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 21 27 $21,227 $23,075
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 21 27 $22,791 $24,775
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 21 27 $23,970 $26,055
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 26 $23,101 $25,110
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 26 $24,568 $26,705
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 26 $25,744 $27,985
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,030
$20,264
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,560
$21,675
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$361 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Mercury Mariner and Mariner Hybrid have aged well, remaining attractive, capable, and fuel-efficient with more than a little style. Though it might wear a spare tire on its tail like the hard-core SUVs of yore, don't let that throw you off. The 2010 Toyota RAV4 is actually a practical, fuel-efficient choice for frugal families on the go.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.4 108.2
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 53.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.8
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 7.5
Length, Overall (in) 175.1 181.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 67.9 66.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 104.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 71.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 67.2 73.0
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 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.4 36.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
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 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 14.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 34.8
Steering Type Electric pwr assisted steering Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P215/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3335 3360
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 171 @ 4500 172 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 997 NA
Displacement 2.5L/- TBD - 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 171 @ 6000 179 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 1.41
Trans Type 6 4
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.31 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 2.20
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.51 2.92
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58 3.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Mariner Toyota RAV4
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double-wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson strut NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 (2009) 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 7.8
 
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