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Selected Style 4-Door 4-Cyl (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,251 $23,880
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 19 24 $22,497 $25,280
4-Door V6 19 23 $22,747 $25,560
4-Door V6 4WD 18 22 $23,993 $26,960
4-Door V6 Limited 19 23 $26,426 $29,695
4-Door V6 4WD Limited 18 22 $27,672 $31,095
4-Door Laredo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 15 21 $24,347 $26,480
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $26,136 $28,450
4-Door Limited 15 21 $28,735 $31,410
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,933 $33,840
4-Door 4WD Overland 14 19 $35,076 $38,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,251
$24,347
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,880
$26,480
Monthly Payment Estimate
$398 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.7 95.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 58.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.0 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 28.6 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 59.5
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 105.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9 72.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.9 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 184.4 181.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 35.9 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.1 70.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 41.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 38.5 39.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 50.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 36.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 76.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.4 72.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 39.3 - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.1 12.0 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.4 12.0 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 20.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.6 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R16 P225/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P225/70R16 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size P225/70R16 P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3000 6500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3485 3784
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 14.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 136
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5600 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I6
Fuel System MPFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 163 @ 4000 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA ERH
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 1.54
Trans Order Code NA DGK
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.12 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.94 2.74
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Highlander Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson w/Coil Springs
 
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