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2010 Saturn VUE
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FWD 4-Door I4 XR w/1SL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door V6 XR w/1SB 16 23 N/A N/A
AWD 4-Door V6 XR w/1SL 16 23 N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door I4 XE w/1SB 19 26 N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door I4 XR w/1SB 19 26 N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door I4 XR w/1SL 19 26 N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door V6 XR w/1SB 17 24 N/A N/A
FWD 4-Door V6 XR w/1SL 17 24 N/A N/A
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FWD 4-Door XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door XLS 22 28 $19,904 $21,020
4WD 4-Door XLS 20 26 $21,513 $22,770
FWD 4-Door XLT 22 28 $22,446 $24,045
FWD 4-Door Limited 22 28 $23,884 $25,625
4WD 4-Door XLT 20 26 $24,039 $25,795
4WD 4-Door Limited 20 26 $25,476 $27,375
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$19,904
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$21,020
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$350 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Don’t let the 2010 Ford Escape’s boxy, old-school appearance turn you off; the Escape is a solid, fuel-efficient choice for city-dwelling families.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 41.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.6 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
52.9 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.0 56.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 99.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 29.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.6 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 33.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 71.1
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 8.4
Length, Overall (in)
180.1 174.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 43.2
Height, Overall (in)
67.0 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 35.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.2 31.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 37.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 66.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
56.4 67.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 40.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.9 x 0.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 16.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 36.7
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
QMU T53
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60R17 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
QMU T53
Front Tire Size
P235/60R17 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3667 3268
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
161 @ 5100 171 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LE5 997
Displacement
2.4L/- TBD - 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
169 @ 6200 171 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 28
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.94
Trans Order Code
MX0 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 4.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.94
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.5
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.25
Trans Type
4 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
4 Door SUV 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Saturn Vue Ford Escape
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Soft Ride MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
NA Multi-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 7

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