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Selected Style 4-Door Sport Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Sport 21 27 $20,557 $22,345
4-Door Automatic Sport 21 28 $21,287 $23,145
4-Door Manual Turbo 19 25 $22,374 $24,345
4-Door Automatic Turbo 18 23 $23,285 $25,345
4-Door Automatic Turbo w/Leather Pkg 18 23 $25,010 $27,245
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value 24 29 $18,097 $19,425
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS 22 25 $18,684 $20,070
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS Value 22 26 $19,689 $21,175
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS 19 22 $20,277 $21,820
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT 20 25 $21,705 $23,390
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT Sport 20 25 $22,429 $24,185
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT 18 22 $23,297 $25,140
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 18 22 $24,021 $25,935
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD Limited 18 22 $24,653 $26,630
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $24,835 $26,830
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,314 $28,455
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,557
$18,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,345
$19,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$372 / month
$324 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.5 99.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 39.2
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 193.3 174.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 65.1 69.7
Liftover Height (in) 26.9 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 103.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.0 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - 66.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 39.2 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 49.0 52.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.94 10.94 x .50
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 17.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR16 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60HR16 P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size 145/80R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3480 3183
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy 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 Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 110
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 153 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA 99Z
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.67
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.31
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Baja (Natl) Ford Escape
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear HD Raised Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front HD Raised MacPherson Strut
 
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