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2.5X Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $22,245.00 $20,615.00 $21,299.00
Destination $575.00 $575.00 $595.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.5L H4 2.2L I4 2.7L V6
Horsepower 165 @ 5600 RPM 143 @ 5400 RPM 173 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 166 @ 4000 RPM 152 @ 4000 RPM 178 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2457 2189 2656
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.9 X 3.1 3.4 X 3.7 3.4 X 3.0
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10:1 10.1:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) N/A N/A 19
Highway (mpg) N/A N/A 24

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3135.0 3298.1 3370.9
Wheelbase (in.) 99.4 106.6 103.5
Length (in.) 175.2 181.3 170.3
Width (in.) 68.3 71.5 72.1
Height (in.) 65.0 66.5 68.1
Track Front (in.) 58.9 61.0 61.0
Track Rear (in.) 58.5 61.0 61.0
Ground Clearance (in.) 7.5 8.0 7.7

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.8 40.4 40.3
Rear Headroom (in.) 39.8 40.3 38.8
Front Legroom (in.) 43.6 41.2 42.1
Rear Legroom (in.) 33.7 36.8 37.2
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 53.5 55.4 56.6
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.6 55.3 56.3
Front Hip Room (in.) 51.6 51.6 52.4
Rear Hip Room (in.) 51.6 52.7 51.2

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A 102.6

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension strut multi-link multi-link
Tires 215/60R16 215/70R16 235/60R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. N/A Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A Yes
CD Player Yes Yes N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. N/A Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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