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Selected Style 4-Door Manual NA Pkg AWD
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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
4-Door Laredo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4WD Laredo 16 21 $25,339 $27,965
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 21 $30,817 $34,190
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,571 $25,995
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,644 $31,760
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,641
$23,571
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,695
$25,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$433 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Special Purpose 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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 -
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 20.5
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 36.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15 P225/75R16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3090 3739
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 15.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 136
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 195 @ 4600
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 21
Transmission
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
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.54
Trans Order Code NA DGB
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
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
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
 
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