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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 2WD I4
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 2WD I4 21 24 $13,529 $15,032
2-Door Convertible 4WD I4 20 23 $15,789 $17,544
2-Door Convertible 4WD V6 18 21 $17,071 $19,398
2-Door JS Soft Top Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD JS 24 26 $12,443 $13,099
2-Door Soft Top Manual 4WD JX 24 26 $13,828 $14,869
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 4WD JX 23 24 $14,386 $15,469
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD JX 23 26 $14,558 $15,999
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD JX 22 26 $15,423 $16,949
4-Door Hard Top Manual 2WD JS 23 26 $13,390 $14,399
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 2WD JS 23 24 $13,013 $13,699
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 2WD JS 22 26 $14,274 $15,349
4-Door Hard Top Manual 2WD Sport JS 23 25 $15,377 $16,899
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 2WD Sport JS 21 24 $16,287 $17,899
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD Sport JX 23 25 $16,287 $17,899
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD Sport JX 21 24 $17,197 $18,899
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD Sport JLX 23 25 $17,652 $19,399
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD Sport JLX 21 24 $18,562 $20,399
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,529
$12,443
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,032
$13,099
Monthly Payment Estimate
$251 / month
$218 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.8 51.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 84.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 31.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.5
Second Hip Room (in) 48.0 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 52.5
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 39.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 50.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 55.1
Wheelbase (in) 96.9 86.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 65.2
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 54.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 7.5
Length, Overall (in) 167.8 143.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 43.8
Height, Overall (in) 66.6 64.3
Liftover Height (in) 22.0 27.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 21.0 8.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 50.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.0 39.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 42.3 31.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 62.4 32.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 39.4 41.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 26.8 12.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.77 8.66 x 1.34
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 1.02 11.4 x 0.39
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7 11.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.64 3.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 34.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 21.0 21.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 32.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Manual
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P195/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P195/75R15
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P195/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3335 2337
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.28 5.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 800 55
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5200 95 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 144 @ 4000 98 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.76 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.5 5.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.05 N/A
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.76 3.65
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.38
Summary
Vehicle Name Isuzu Amigo Suzuki Sidekick
Body Style 2Dr Soft-Top 2-Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.98 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear Five-Link Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/trailing arms
 
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