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4-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 25 31 $15,377 $16,625
4-Door Automatic 24 29 $16,347 $17,675
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 27 $16,402 $18,025
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 27 $17,356 $19,075
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4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,401 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 28 $18,207 $19,595
4-Door 103" WB XLS Popular 19 25 $18,848 $20,300
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Popular 18 23 $20,327 $21,925
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 19 25 $20,677 $22,310
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 2 19 25 $20,837 $22,485
4-Door 103" WB XLT Sport 19 25 $21,705 $23,440
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 25 $21,796 $23,540
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Popular 2 18 23 $22,315 $24,110
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $23,184 $25,065
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,275 $25,165
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $23,544 $25,460
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $25,023 $27,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,377
$17,401
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,625
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$277 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 133.2
Second Leg Room (in)
32.6 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
41.3 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
46.5 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 56.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.7 69.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 -
Wheelbase (in)
98.0 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
166.2 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 41.0
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
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 25.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.2 33.1
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)
68.3 69.2
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 Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 0.71 10.94 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.7 16.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P215/70R16 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P225/70R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2711 3019
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
325 550
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
142 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 99B
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6000 127 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
9.3 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.258 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.775 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.583 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.913 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.562 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.918 1.03
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)
3.833 3.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota RAV4 Ford Escape
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-Wishbone Multi-link
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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