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Compare 2005 Kia Sorento vs 2005 Jeep Liberty

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Selected Style 4-Door LX Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual LX 16 20 $18,010 $18,995
4-Door Automatic LX 16 22 $20,570 $21,700
4-Door Automatic EX 16 22 $22,430 $24,100
4-Door 4WD Manual LX 16 20 $19,785 $20,900
4-Door 4WD Automatic LX 15 20 $22,420 $23,700
4-Door 4WD Automatic EX 15 20 $24,180 $25,995
4-Door Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 21 26 $18,216 $19,380
4-Door Renegade 18 22 $20,750 $22,165
4-Door Limited 17 22 $22,161 $23,715
4-Door 4WD Sport 20 24 $19,610 $20,890
4-Door 4WD Renegade 18 22 $22,144 $23,675
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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 20.5
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 35.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA TBB
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16 P225/75R16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4149 3538
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
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
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 192 @ 5500 150 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 217 @ 3000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA ED1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 21
Transmission
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 2-Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.06
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sorento Jeep Liberty
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Five-link Coil springs
 
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