Compare 2005 Kia Sorento vs 2005 Jeep Liberty

2005 Kia Sorento
2005 Jeep Liberty
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4-Door Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual LX 16 20 $18,010 $18,995
4-Door 4WD Manual LX 16 20 $19,785 $20,900
4-Door Automatic LX 16 22 $20,570 $21,700
4-Door 4WD Automatic LX 15 20 $22,420 $23,700
4-Door Automatic EX 16 22 $22,430 $24,100
4-Door 4WD Automatic EX 15 20 $24,180 $25,995
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4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 21 26 $18,216 $19,380
4-Door 4WD Sport 20 24 $19,610 $20,890
4-Door Renegade 18 22 $20,750 $22,165
4-Door 4WD Renegade 18 22 $22,144 $23,675
4-Door Limited 17 22 $22,161 $23,715
4-Door 4WD Limited 17 22 $23,555 $25,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,010
$18,216
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,995
$19,380
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$323 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
58.0 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 56.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 42.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 40.8
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 57.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.8 103.7
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 10.2
Length, Overall (in)
179.8 174.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.1 70.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 59.7
Wheelbase (in)
106.7 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 71.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.4 69.0
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 29.0
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 NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x - TBD - 11.2 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
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 - 11.3 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 20.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 35.9
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.66 3.42
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TR7
Front Tire Size
P245/70R16 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size
P245/70R16 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA TR7
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBB
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R16 P225/75R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4149 3538
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 10.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
217 @ 3000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA ED1
Displacement
3.5L/213 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
192 @ 5500 150 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA DEH
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.67 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 4.46
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.72
Trans Type
5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive 2-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.45 4.06
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento Jeep Liberty
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Five-link Coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Trailing arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA

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