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Selected Style 2-Door Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Manual 24 30 $13,779 $15,118
4-Door Manual 24 30 $14,417 $15,818
2-Door Automatic 24 29 $14,738 $16,168
2-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $14,801 $16,518
4-Door Automatic 24 29 $15,375 $16,868
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,428 $17,218
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 27 $16,368 $18,268
2-Door SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 20 23 $14,383 $15,300
4-Door SE 20 23 $15,349 $16,340
2-Door 4WD SE 20 23 $15,782 $16,815
4-Door 4WD SE 20 23 $16,744 $17,850
2-Door Sport 15 20 $16,225 $17,915
4-Door Sport 15 20 $17,156 $18,950
2-Door 4WD Sport 15 20 $17,574 $19,425
4-Door 4WD Sport 15 20 $18,505 $20,460
4-Door Country 15 20 $19,756 $21,905
4-Door 4WD Country 15 20 $21,110 $23,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,779
$14,383
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,118
$15,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$255 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose Special Purpose Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) -TBD- 95.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 35.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 37.8
Second Hip Room (in) 39.6 44.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 55.2
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.2 55.2
Front Leg Room (in) 39.5 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 58.0
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 101.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 58.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.3 7.8
Length, Overall (in) 147.2 167.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 64.8 63.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) -TBD- 65.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 9.3 34.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) -TBD- 54.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 34.7 71.
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) -TBD- 43.2
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) -TBD- 9.00 X 2.50
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) -TBD- - TBD -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 20
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Recirculation-Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) -TBD- 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall -TBD- 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 35.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA TM6
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/75R15
Spare Tire Size P215/70R16 T125/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA TM6
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 2,000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2,000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2469 2947
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16" x 6.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) -TBD- 9.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) -TBD- 117
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5400 125 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4600 150 @ 3250
Engine Order Code NA EPE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) -TBD- 9.125
Third Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High -TBD- NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) -TBD- 4.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 2.33
Trans Order Code NA DDQ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) -TBD- 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low -TBD- NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) -TBD- 3.93
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota RAV4 Jeep Cherokee
Body Style 2 Door 2 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Quadra-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Leaf Springs
 
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