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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
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 20 25 $17,498 $19,988
4-Door Automatic 20 24 $18,287 $20,888
4-Door Manual 4WD 17 21 $19,345 $22,098
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 22 $20,133 $22,998
4-Door 3.4L Automatic SR5 18 21 $21,604 $24,678
4-Door 3.4L Manual 4WD SR5 17 19 $22,594 $25,808
4-Door 3.4L Automatic 4WD SR5 17 19 $23,383 $26,708
4-Door 3.4L Automatic Limited 18 21 $27,645 $31,578
4-Door 3.4L Automatic 4WD Limited 17 19 $29,686 $33,908
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,591
$17,498
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,240
$19,988
Monthly Payment Estimate
$454 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7 34.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 53.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 49.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 144.8 87.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.7 9.8
Length, Overall (in) 188.5 178.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 67.5 67.5
Liftover Height (in) 18.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 111.5 105.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 66.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 79.8
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.6 44.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.02 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 0.47 NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.3 37.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T7R NA
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P225/75R15
Front Tire Order Code T7R NA
Spare Tire Order Code T7R NA
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P225/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1005 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6700 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4160 3440
Wheels
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"
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15" x 7.0"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 274 @ 3200 177 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99P NA
Displacement 5.0L/302 2.7L/165
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 211 @ 4600 150 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 25
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.33 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 - TBD -
Trans Order Code 44U NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Base
Vehicle Name Mercury Mountaineer Toyota 4Runner
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.8 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Variable-Rate 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Leaf Springs Coil-Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Independent
 
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