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Selected Style VUE FWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
VUE FWD Manual 23 28 $15,275 $16,390
VUE FWD VTi Automatic 22 28 $16,463 $17,665
VUE AWD VTi Automatic 21 26 $17,847 $19,150
VUE AWD Automatic V6 19 25 $21,100 $22,640
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 27 $17,404 $18,670
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 27 $18,128 $19,465
4-Door 103" WB XLS Choice 19 24 $18,824 $20,230
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Value 22 25 $18,884 $20,295
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Sport 22 25 $19,608 $21,090
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Choice 18 23 $20,304 $21,855
4-Door 103" WB XLT Choice 19 24 $20,622 $22,205
4-Door 103" WB XLT Choice 2 19 24 $20,781 $22,380
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 24 $21,741 $23,435
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Choice 18 23 $22,100 $23,830
4-Door 103" WB XLT Midnight 19 24 $22,647 $24,430
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $22,964 $24,780
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,060 $24,885
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Midnight 18 23 $23,965 $25,880
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,275
$17,404
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,390
$18,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$311 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.8 133.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 41.3 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 39.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 -
Length, Overall (in) 181.3 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 69.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 -
Wheelbase (in) 106.6 103.1
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 36.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - 33.4
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 25.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 173.0
Side Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 7.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.3 33.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.5 64.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.0 10.9 x 1.00
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.8 x 1.0 9.0 x 1.65
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 15.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 35.4
Steering Type Elect Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/70SR16 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70SR16 P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 250 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3179 2994
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5600 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99B
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.310
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.837
Trans Description Cont. Again Trans w/OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.454
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.058
Trans Order Code NA 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.41 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.030
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.666
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn VUE Ford Escape
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Three-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Indep Strut MacPherson Strut
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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