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Selected Style 4-Door Sport Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 20 25 $21,779 $23,995
4-Door Automatic 21 26 $22,501 $24,795
4-Door Manual Sport 20 25 $19,982 $21,995
4-Door Automatic Sport 21 26 $20,704 $22,795
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,401 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 28 $18,207 $19,595
4-Door 103" WB XLS Popular 19 25 $18,848 $20,300
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Popular 18 23 $20,327 $21,925
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 19 25 $20,677 $22,310
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 2 19 25 $20,837 $22,485
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 25 $21,796 $23,540
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Popular 2 18 23 $22,315 $24,110
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,275 $25,165
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $23,544 $25,460
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $25,023 $27,085
4-Door 103" WB XLT Sport 19 25 $21,705 $23,440
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $23,184 $25,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,982
$17,401
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,995
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$312 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 56.3
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.5 133.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.3 -
Length, Overall (in) 193.3 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 61.2 69.1
Liftover Height (in) 26.9 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 -
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 103.0
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
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 36.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) NA 33.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.0 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) NA 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) NA 69.2
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) NA 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) 11.4 x 0.9 10.94 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR16 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60HR16 P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size 145/80R16 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 240 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3485 3019
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 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99B
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.06
Trans Order Code NA 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
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
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Baja Ford Escape
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear HD Raised Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front HD Raised MacPherson Strut
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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