Compare 1997 Mercury Mountaineer vs 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1997 Mercury Mountaineer
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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4-Door 112" WB
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
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4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,155 $25,545
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $24,923 $27,515
4-Door TSi 16 21 $25,047 $27,695
4-Door 4WD TSi 15 20 $26,815 $29,665
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,272 $31,360
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,445 $33,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,591
$23,155
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,240
$25,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$454 / month
$426 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Special Purpose Special Purpose Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.0 57.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 40.9
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
144.8 100.1
Second Leg Room (in)
37.7 35.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 59.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
67.5 64.9
Liftover Height (in)
18.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 58.75
Wheelbase (in)
111.5 105.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.2 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.8 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 7.58
Length, Overall (in)
188.5 177.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
46.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.6 40.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
73.3 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
81.6 79.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.9 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.47 - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 1.02 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.0 23
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Recirculation-Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 12.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.3 37.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code
T7R TMD
Spare Tire Order Code
T7R NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P215/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code
T7R TMD
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P215/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1005 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6700 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4160 3582
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.5 15.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 117
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
274 @ 3200 220 @ 2400
Engine Order Code
99P ERH
Displacement
5.0L/302 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
211 @ 4600 185 @ 4600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 16
Transmission
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 42RE
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.33 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.54
Trans Order Code
44U DGB
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.74
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercury Mountaineer Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Leaf Springs Stabilizer Bars
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Quadra Coil w/F/R
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.8 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Stabilizer Bars
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Variable-Rate Link Coil w/F/R

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