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Selected Style 4-Door JLS Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2WD JLS 19 22 $16,926 $18,399
4-Door Automatic 2WD JLS 19 21 $17,846 $19,399
4-Door Manual 2WD JLS+ 19 22 $18,030 $19,599
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX 19 21 $18,030 $19,599
4-Door Automatic 2WD JLS+ 19 21 $18,950 $20,599
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX 18 20 $18,950 $20,599
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX+ 19 21 $19,134 $20,799
4-Door Automatic 2WD Limited 19 21 $20,054 $21,799
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX+ 18 20 $20,054 $21,799
4-Door Automatic 4WD Limited 18 20 $21,158 $22,999
4-Door 112" WB XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 112" WB XLS 16 22 $23,157 $25,210
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLS 15 19 $24,831 $27,090
4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 22 $25,649 $28,010
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 15 19 $27,399 $29,975
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 19 $27,585 $30,185
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 22 $29,223 $32,025
4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 22 $29,449 $32,280
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,972 $33,990
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $31,198 $34,245
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $31,341 $34,405
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 19 $31,568 $34,660
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,926
$23,157
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,399
$25,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$307 / month
$420 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 51.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.7 -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 56.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 56.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 -
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 111.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 38.2 33.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.0 70.2
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.0 -
Length, Overall (in) 164.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.5 46.9
Height, Overall (in) 67.3 67.7
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 6.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) - 20.0
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 44.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 6.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 33.9
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 28.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 190.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 38.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 21.0 42.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 47.6 71.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 44.7 81.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 43.5 41.9
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
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - x .87 11.3 x 1.02
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 11.2 x 0.47
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.8 21.0
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 37.3
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 15.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P235/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T7R
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size P235/60R16 P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T7R
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 1011
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6740
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3064 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2510
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 9,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1922.5
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 5100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 2900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1922.5
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.0 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1425
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 6500 210 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4000 240 @ 3250
Engine Order Code NA 99E
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.47
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High N/A NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Two Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.47 2.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.85
Trans Order Code NA 44D
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low N/A NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.70 2.47
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Grand Vitara Ford Explorer
Body Style 4-Door 4 Door
Body Code - 112" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 35
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2510
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.55
Axle Type - Front - Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2710
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2900
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-Floating
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed w/Single Channel
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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