Compare 1999 Subaru Forester vs 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1999 Subaru Forester
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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4-Door Manual AWD NA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual AWD NA 21 27 $17,641 $18,695
4-Door Manual RA AWD L 21 27 $18,234 $19,995
4-Door Automatic RA AWD L 21 26 $18,953 $20,795
4-Door Manual QU All Weather Pkg AWD S 21 27 $20,416 $22,495
4-Door Automatic QU All Weather Pkg AWD S 21 26 $21,135 $23,295
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4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,571 $25,995
4-Door 4WD Laredo 16 21 $25,339 $27,965
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,644 $31,760
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 21 $30,817 $34,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,641
$23,571
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,695
$25,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$433 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Special Purpose 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 58.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.4 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.1 100.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.4 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 9.1
Length, Overall (in)
175.2 181.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
42.5 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
62.8 69.4
Liftover Height (in)
21.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 59.4
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 105.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 72.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.6 72.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.2 39.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
66.1 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.38 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 0.94 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 20.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.0 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 36.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/70SR15 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size
205/70SR15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/70SR15 P225/75R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 525
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3090 3739
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 15.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 625
Engine
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA ERH
Displacement
2.5L/150 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 195 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 2.74
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA DGB
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Subaru Forester Jeep Grand Cherokee
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut-Type Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm w/Coil Springs

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