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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 2-door
Seats
5 7 5 4
Engine

210.0-hp, 4.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

210.0-hp, 4.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

240.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

171.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

152.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
16 16 23 21
Size
210.2" length, 72.5" height 193.5" length, 72.8" height 175.1" length, 67.9" height 205.5" length, 68.7" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Burgundy

Dark charcoal

Camel

Savanna Beige

Charcoal black

Camel

Black

Cacao

Medium stone

Oak

Taupe

Charcoal

Medium Mocha

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

5-Speed A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
16 x 7 in 18 x -TBD- in Compact in 15 x 7 in
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7 in 18 x -TBD- in 16 x 7 in 15 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel N/A Steel
Front Wheel Size
16 x 7 in 18 x -TBD- in 16 x 7 in 15 x 7 in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 650 N/A 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 121 N/A 110

Engine

Displacement
4.0L/245 4.0L/245 2.5L/-TBD- 2.5L/-TBD-
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas I4 Gas 4-cyl
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5100 210 @ 5100 171 @ 6000 152 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 3700 254 @ 3700 171 @ 4500 171 @ 4400

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
14 MPG 14 MPG 21 MPG 19 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 MPG 20 MPG 28 MPG 23 MPG
Cruising Range - City
315.00 mi 315.00 mi 367.50 mi 400.90 mi
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 MPG 16 MPG 23 MPG 21 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
450.00 mi 450.00 mi 490.00 mi 485.30 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent - - Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Front
Independent - - Independent
Suspension Type - Rear
- Independent Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs MacPherson strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs - -
Axle Type - Front
Twin-forged SLA - - -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating - - -

Frame

Frame Type
Fully boxed ladder - - Ladder Type

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.81 x 0.39 in 11.9 x -TBD- in - 11.3 x 0.7 in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.97 x 0.43 in 12.0 x -TBD- in 11.9 x -TBD- in 11.1 x 0.7 in
Brake Type
Power Pwr Pwr Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes - Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- - Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
22.5 gal 22.5 gal 17.5 gal 21.1 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.8 ft 36.8 ft 36.7 ft N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A 18.9 17.5 N/A
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric pwr assisted steering Pwr Rack & pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
38.4 ft N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P235/70R16 P235/65R18 P235/70R16 P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size
P235/70R16 P235/65R18 Compact P235/75R15
Front Tire Size
P235/70R16 P235/65R18 P235/70R16 P235/75R15

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs 3500 lbs - 3500 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs 350 lbs - 150 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs 3500 lbs - 1500 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A - - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
525 lbs 525 lbs - 350 lbs

Weight Information

Curb Weight
4583.00 lbs - - 3668.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6020.00 lbs - - 4690.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload
1437.00 lbs - - 1022.00 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating
10000 lbs - - 7936 lbs
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs - - 0.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating
6320.00 lbs - - 5062.00 lbs
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs - - 0.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
1437.00 lbs - - 1022.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
2507 lbs - - 1981 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight
4583.00 lbs - - 3668.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs - - 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
2076 lbs - - 1687 lbs
Base Curb Weight
N/A 4525 lbs 3335 lbs N/A

Dimensions

Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
44.4 ft³ - - 30.9 ft³
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
49.5 in - - N/A
Cargo Box (Area) Height
21.2 in N/A N/A 18.0 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
61.4 in - - 61.4 in
Second Hip Room
55.5 in 55.5 in 49.1 in 55.0 in
Front Shoulder Room
59.0 in 59.0 in 56.6 in 58.3 in
Ground Clearance, Front
8.5 in - - 8.7 in
Second Leg Room
36.9 in 36.9 in 35.6 in 25.4 in
Second Head Room
38.5 in 38.7 in 39.2 in 38.3 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.7 in 73.5 in 71.1 in 72.8 in
Front Hip Room
55.4 in 55.4 in 53.3 in 55.8 in
Cab to End of Frame
N/A - - N/A
Front Leg Room
42.4 in 42.4 in 41.6 in 42.4 in
Tailgate Width
N/A - - 58.8 in
Front Head Room
39.8 in 39.8 in 40.4 in 39.7 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
49.6 in - - 73.3 in
Height, Overall
72.5 in 72.8 in 67.9 in 68.7 in
Wheelbase
130.5 in 113.7 in 103.1 in 125.9 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A - - N/A
Ground Clearance, Rear
8.5 in - - 8.7 in
Length, Overall
N/A 193.5 in 175.1 in N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
45.0 in N/A N/A 44.4 in
Second Shoulder Room
59.0 in 58.9 in 55.9 in 54.9 in
Overhang, Front
35.4 in - - 31.3 in
Cargo Volume
37.5 ft³ - - 33.5 ft³
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
210.2 in - - 205.5 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor
30.9 in - - N/A
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
44.3 in - - 48.2 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
- N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Height
- N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
- N/A 99.4 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
- 60.9 in 60.7 in -
Min Ground Clearance
- 8.2 in 8.4 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
- N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
- N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
- 61.8 in 60.2 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
- N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
- 85.8 ft³ 67.2 ft³ -
Trunk Volume
- N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
- 45.1 ft³ 31.4 ft³ -
Liftover Height
- 33.7 in N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
- N/A - -

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