Compare 2003 Kia Sorento vs 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2003 Kia Sorento
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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4-Door LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door LX 15 20 $18,895 $19,995
4-Door 4WD LX 15 18 $20,655 $21,900
4-Door EX 15 20 $21,235 $22,900
4-Door 4WD EX 15 18 $22,900 $24,700
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4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 15 21 $24,347 $26,480
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $26,136 $28,450
4-Door Limited 15 21 $28,735 $31,410
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,933 $33,840
4-Door 4WD Overland 14 19 $35,076 $38,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,895
$24,347
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,995
$26,480
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$441 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
58.0 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 58.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
107.0 95.0
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
179.8 181.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.1 70.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 59.5
Wheelbase (in)
106.7 105.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 72.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.4 72.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31.4 39.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x - TBD - 12.0 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 12.0 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 20.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.66 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/70HR16 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size
P245/70HR16 P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/70HR16 P225/75R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 6500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 750
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4057 3784
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 14.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 625
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System
MPFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
217 @ 3000 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA ERH
Displacement
3.5L/214 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
192 @ 5500 195 @ 4600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 15
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA DGK
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.67 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.75
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.48 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.80 2.74
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.39 2.20
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento Jeep Grand Cherokee
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Five-link 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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