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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 $17,110 $18,599
4-Door Automatic 2WD JLS 19 21 $18,030 $19,599
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX 19 21 $18,214 $19,799
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX 18 20 $19,134 $20,799
4-Door Automatic 2WD Limited 19 21 $20,054 $21,799
4-Door Automatic 4WD Limited 18 20 $21,158 $22,999
4-Door 114" WB XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB XLS 17 21 $22,451 $24,585
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLS 16 20 $24,124 $26,465
4-Door 114" WB XLT 16 21 $25,966 $28,535
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,715 $30,500
4-Door 114" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB Limited 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,110
$22,451
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,599
$24,585
Monthly Payment Estimate
$310 / month
$410 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 43.9
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.7 -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 37.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 59.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 38.9
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 67.3 71.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 -
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 113.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 38.2 33.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.0 72.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.0 -
Length, Overall (in) 164.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.5 48.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 31.7
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 30.7
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 189.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.5
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 44.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 41.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 21.0 46.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 48.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 47.6 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 44.7 88
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 45.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.85 x 0.37
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 12.01 x 0.37
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 22.5
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Steering
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 36.7
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 18.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size P235/60R16 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T53
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA T53
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
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 -
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 Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3152 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2082
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2560
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 9,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2082
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 5060
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.0 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1425
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code NA 99E
Displacement 2.5L/150 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 6500 210 @ 5100
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High N/A NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Two Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.47 3.48
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.04
Trans Order Code NA 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low N/A NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
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 - 114" WB
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 35
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
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 Coil spring
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.73
Axle Type - Front - Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2560
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear - Independent SLA
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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