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Selected Style 2-Door SE
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Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 21 25 $15,086 $16,050
4-Door SE 21 25 $16,052 $17,090
2-Door 4WD SE 18 20 $16,484 $17,565
4-Door 4WD SE 18 20 $17,446 $18,600
2-Door Sport 18 24 $17,002 $18,775
2-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $18,351 $20,285
4-Door Sport 18 24 $17,933 $19,810
4-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $19,282 $21,320
4-Door 4WD Classic 16 21 $20,470 $22,670
4-Door Classic 16 22 $19,116 $21,155
4-Door Limited 16 22 $19,116 $21,155
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 21 $20,470 $22,670
2-Door Convertible Automatic
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Transmission

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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 19 23 $13,441 $14,795
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,670 $16,295
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $15,580 $17,295
4-Door Manual 4WD EX 19 23 $16,600 $18,595
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 23 $17,510 $19,595
4-Door Automatic 19 23 $14,351 $15,795
4-Door Manual EX 19 23 $15,680 $17,395
4-Door Automatic EX 19 23 $16,590 $18,395
2-Door Convertible Automatic 19 23 $12,724 $13,995
2-Door Convertible Manual 4WD 19 23 $13,058 $14,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,086
$12,724
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,050
$13,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$268 / month
$233 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 48.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 52.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.8 88.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 31.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 44.3 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 54.3
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 38.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 63.8 65.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 101.4 92.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 56.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 167.5 156.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 43.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 65.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.9 13.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.0 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
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) 9.0 x 2.5 10.23 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.10 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7 32.2
Steering Type Power Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.54
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/90D16 P205/75R15
Front Tire Order Code TM6 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 P205/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code TM6 NA
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 P205/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2947 3102
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.0 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 124 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 - TBD - (48 amp/hr)
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 3250 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code EPE NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5400 130 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.83
Clutch Size (in) 9.13 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.74 2.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.33 1.49
Trans Order Code DDQ NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 4.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style 2 Door 2 Door
Vehicle Name Jeep Cherokee Kia Sportage
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Quadra-Link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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