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GENERAL INFORMATIONEscape SCherokee Sport
MSRP$23,750$23,695
ClassCompact SUVCompact SUV
Rating9 of 108 of 10
Standard Standard Optional Optional
ENGINESEscape SCherokee Sport
2.4-liter Inline-4 (184 hp)Not AvailableStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---21 / 30
2.5-liter Inline-4 (168 hp)StandardNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]21 / 29---
3.2-liter V6 (271 hp)Not AvailableOptional
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---21 / 29
TRANSMISSIONS
6-speed automaticStandardNot Available
9-speed automaticNot AvailableStandard
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONSEscape SCherokee Sport
Length [in.]178.1182.0
Width [in.]72.473.2
Height [in.]66.365.7
Wheelbase [in.]105.9106.3
Front Track [in.]61.562.2
Rear Track [in.]61.661.9
EXTERIOR FEATURES
4 doorsStandardStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandard
INTERIOR DIMENSIONSEscape SCherokee Sport
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]98.1103.5
Seating Cap.55
Head Room Front [in.]39.939.4
Head Room Rear [in.]39.038.5
Leg Room Front [in.]43.141.1
Leg Room Rear [in.]36.840.3
Shoulder Room Front [in.]56.057.6
Shoulder Room Rear [in.]55.355.1
Hip Room Front [in.]54.853.8
Hip Room Rear [in.]52.449.9
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]34.324.6
INTERIOR FEATURES
Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Cruise ControlStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardStandard
Cloth Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandard
Manual Driver AdjustmentsStandardStandard
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Manual Passenger AdjustmentsStandardStandard
6-way Front SeatStandardStandard
4-way Passenger SeatStandardNot Available
6-way Passenger SeatNot AvailableStandard
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardStandard
RadioStandardStandard
CD-PlayerStandardNot Available
Internet AccessStandardNot Available
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandard
6 SpeakersStandardStandard
SAFETY FEATURESEscape SCherokee Sport
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandard
Anti-roll ControlStandardStandard
Front AirbagsStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardStandard
Rear Side AirbagsNot AvailableStandard
Front Anti-Whiplash Head RestraintsNot AvailableStandard
Traction ControlStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemStandardNot Available
TECHNICAL FEATURES
DrivelineFWDFWD
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandard
Parking AssistStandardStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES
Weight [lbs.]3,5153,655
Weight Distribution---57 / 43
GVWR [lbs.]4,6205,500
Coefficient of Drag---0.34
Towing Capacity [lbs.]1,5004,500
Fuel Capacity [gal.]15.715.9
STEERING
Power SteeringStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandard
SUSPENSION
Front MacPherson StrutsStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkNot AvailableStandard
TIRES
Front P225/60 TR17Not AvailableStandard
Front P235/55 HR17StandardNot Available
Rear P225/60 TR17Not AvailableStandard
Rear P235/55 HR17StandardNot Available
BRAKES
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandard
Rear Disc BrakesStandardStandard