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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 24 34 $11,141 $11,916
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,234 $12,016
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,319 $13,176
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,516 $14,456
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,974 $16,016
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,340 $19,616
2-Door Convertible Automatic
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Transmission

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Automatic 19 23 $12,724 $13,995
2-Door Convertible Manual 4WD 19 23 $13,058 $14,495
4-Door Manual 19 23 $13,441 $14,795
4-Door Automatic 19 23 $14,351 $15,795
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,670 $16,295
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $15,580 $17,295
4-Door Manual EX 19 23 $15,680 $17,395
4-Door Automatic EX 19 23 $16,590 $18,395
4-Door Manual 4WD EX 19 23 $16,600 $18,595
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 23 $17,510 $19,595
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,141
$12,724
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,916
$13,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$199 / month
$233 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 54.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 48.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 31.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.1 88.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 56.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 180.7 156.4
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 65.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 92.9
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 68.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 13.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 11.10 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 10.23 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 32.2
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.54
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/75R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P205/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2584 3102
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD - (48 amp/hr)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 70
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 130 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LN2 NA
Displacement 2.2L/133 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 23
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 1.49
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 2.83
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Kia Sportage
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.74 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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