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Selected Style 4-Door SR5 V6 Automatic (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door V6 Automatic SR5 18 22 $24,818 $27,795
4-Door V8 Automatic SR5 17 20 $26,114 $29,245
4-Door V6 Automatic SR5 Sport 18 22 $25,886 $29,065
4-Door V8 Automatic SR5 Sport 17 20 $27,182 $30,515
4-Door V6 Automatic Limited 18 22 $30,423 $34,070
4-Door V8 Automatic Limited 17 20 $31,719 $35,520
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD SR5 17 21 $26,851 $30,070
4-Door V8 Automatic 4WD SR5 16 19 $28,147 $31,520
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD SR5 Sport 17 21 $27,918 $31,340
4-Door V8 Automatic 4WD SR5 Sport 16 19 $29,212 $32,790
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD Limited 17 21 $32,454 $36,345
4-Door V8 Automatic 4WD Limited 16 19 $33,748 $37,795
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
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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 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 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 Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
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
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,818
$18,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,795
$19,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$463 / month
$324 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.1 99.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 55.4 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 56.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 68.5 69.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 109.8 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.9 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 189.0 174.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.2 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 75.1 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) - TBD - 40.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x - TBD - 10.94 x .50
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0 16.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6 17.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P225/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4045 3183
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 282 @ 3800 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA 99Z
Displacement 4.0L/241 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 5200 153 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.22 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.52 3.67
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota 4Runner Ford Escape
Body Style 4 Door SR5 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil-Spring NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Multi-link
 
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