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4-Door Manual 2WD LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2WD LX 19 22 $17,478 $18,399
4-Door Automatic 2WD LX 19 22 $18,428 $19,399
4-Door Manual 4WD LX 19 22 $19,093 $20,099
4-Door Automatic 2WD EX 19 22 $19,853 $20,899
4-Door Automatic 4WD LX 19 22 $20,043 $21,099
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 22 $21,468 $22,599
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4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value 24 29 $18,097 $19,425
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS 22 25 $18,684 $20,070
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS Value 22 26 $19,689 $21,175
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS 19 22 $20,277 $21,820
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT 20 25 $21,705 $23,390
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT Sport 20 25 $22,429 $24,185
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT 18 22 $23,297 $25,140
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 18 22 $24,021 $25,935
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD Limited 18 22 $24,653 $26,630
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $24,835 $26,830
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,314 $28,455
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,478
$18,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,399
$19,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$307 / month
$324 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
46.8 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 56.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
50.7 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
82.9 99.2
Second Leg Room (in)
30.6 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.0 8.0
Length, Overall (in)
164.5 174.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in)
67.3 69.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
97.6 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
38.3 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50.2 66.3
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 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
47.6 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
23.4 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 52.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.94 x .50
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 16.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20.5 17.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60R16 P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size
P235/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60R16 P225/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3108 3183
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
700 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 110
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99Z
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 6500 153 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Two Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.47 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.30 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.70 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4-Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Suzuki Grand Vitara Ford Escape
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/coil spring NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA

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