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Selected Style 2-Door JLS Soft Top Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD JLS 23 25 $14,974 $15,599
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 2WD JLS 22 25 $15,934 $16,599
4-Door Manual 2WD JLS 22 25 $15,790 $16,799
2-Door Soft Top Manual 4WD JLX 22 26 $15,978 $16,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JLS 22 25 $16,730 $17,799
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 4WD JLX 22 25 $16,918 $17,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX 22 25 $16,742 $18,199
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX 22 25 $17,662 $19,199
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 27 $17,404 $18,670
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 27 $18,128 $19,465
4-Door 103" WB XLS Choice 19 24 $18,824 $20,230
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Value 22 25 $18,884 $20,295
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Sport 22 25 $19,608 $21,090
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Choice 18 23 $20,304 $21,855
4-Door 103" WB XLT Choice 19 24 $20,622 $22,205
4-Door 103" WB XLT Choice 2 19 24 $20,781 $22,380
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 24 $21,741 $23,435
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Choice 18 23 $22,100 $23,830
4-Door 103" WB XLT Midnight 19 24 $22,647 $24,430
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $22,964 $24,780
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,060 $24,885
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Midnight 18 23 $23,965 $25,880
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,974
$17,404
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,599
$18,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
$311 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.4 133.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 56.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.2 -
Length, Overall (in) 152.0 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 69.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 -
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 25.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 173.0
Side Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 7.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 36.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - 33.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 33.7 64.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 10.2 33.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 42.3 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 37.8 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 36.6 59.0
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.9 x 1.00
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.8 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.5 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 35.4
Steering Type Power Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size P215/65R16 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2756 2994
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 134 @ 3000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99B
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 6000 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.63 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.030
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) 3.65 3.666
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.310
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.837
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.454
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.058
Trans Order Code NA 443
Summary
Body Style 2-Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Suzuki Vitara Ford Escape
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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