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Selected Style 4-Door 112" WB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 112" WB 14 18 $24,591 $27,240
4-Door 112" WB AWD 14 18 $26,351 $29,240
1500
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 13 18 $21,567 $24,648
1500 4WD 12 16 $23,842 $27,249
2500 N/A N/A $22,646 $25,880
2500 4WD N/A N/A $24,937 $28,499
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,591
$21,567
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,240
$24,648
Monthly Payment Estimate
$454 / month
$411 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose -
Rear Door Type - Panel Doors
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 NA
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 60.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 144.8 -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7 NA
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 NA
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 65.0
Passenger Capacity 5 3
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 188.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9 50.5
Height, Overall (in) 67.5 71.3
Liftover Height (in) 18.0 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 -
Wheelbase (in) 111.5 131.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7 40.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 76.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.7 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.1
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 29.2
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 219.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 6.6
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 52.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 47.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9 49.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.1 70.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.6 96.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 77.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.3 97.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.6 149.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA 36.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 0.47 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11.15 x 2.75
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.02 11.57 x 1.25
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.0 42
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - Behind Rear Axle
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.3 43.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Speed sensitive pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.4 48.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 15.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 16.5
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/75R15XL
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/75R15XL
Front Tire Order Code T7R QHA
Spare Tire Order Code T7R QHA
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/75R15XL
Rear Tire Order Code T7R QHA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1763
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1763
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 721
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1763
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 721
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6700 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1005 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4160 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3968
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2440.1
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 11,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2362
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6800
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18.5 17.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1200
Engine
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 274 @ 3200 335 @ 2800
Engine Order Code 99P L31
Displacement 5.0L/302 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 211 @ 4600 250 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 13
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.06
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.33 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.63
Trans Order Code 44U M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 1500
Vehicle Name Mercury Mountaineer Chevrolet Suburban
Body Code - ZW9
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 1.25
Suspension Type - Rear Variable-Rate 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Leaf Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.8 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.42
Axle Type - Front - Independent GM
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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