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Selected Style 4-Door 2.5 X Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.5 Manual X 21 27 $19,044 $20,845
4-Door 2.5 Automatic X 21 27 $19,763 $21,645
4-Door 2.5 Manual XS 21 27 $20,987 $23,095
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XS 21 27 $21,706 $23,895
4-Door 2.5 Manual w/Premium Pkg XS 21 27 $21,883 $24,095
4-Door 2.5 Automatic w/Premium Pkg XS 21 27 $22,602 $24,895
4-Door 2.5 Automatic w/Prem Pkg & Lthr XS 21 27 $23,274 $25,645
4-Door Laredo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 15 21 $24,347 $26,480
4-Door Limited 15 21 $28,735 $31,410
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $26,136 $28,450
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,933 $33,840
4-Door 4WD Overland 14 19 $35,076 $38,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,044
$24,347
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,845
$26,480
Monthly Payment Estimate
$347 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 58.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.6 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5 95.0
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 32.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 72.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 175.2 181.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 38.4 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 62.6 70.3
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 59.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 105.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 64.1 72.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) N/A NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 37.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.0 39.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 0.9 12.0 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.0 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 20.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.3 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.94
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60HR16 P225/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P215/60HR16 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size P215/60HR16 P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 176 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3090 3784
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.0 14.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 136
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I6
Fuel System SMPI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA ERH
Displacement 2.5L/150 4.0L/242
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 21
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.54
Trans Order Code NA DGK
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 0.75
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) 3.45 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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Jeep Grand Cherokee
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear HD Raised 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front HD Raised Solid Axle
 
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