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Selected Style 4-Door Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 19 22 $13,177 $14,495
4-Door Manual EX EX 19 22 $13,865 $15,390
4-Door Automatic 19 21 $14,087 $15,495
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,410 $15,995
4-Door Automatic EX EX 19 21 $14,775 $16,390
4-Door Manual 4WD EX EX 19 23 $14,835 $16,615
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 22 $15,320 $16,995
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX EX 19 22 $15,745 $17,615
2-Door
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 17 23 $18,566 $20,516
2-Door LS 17 23 $18,566 $20,516
4-Door 17 23 $19,947 $22,041
4-Door LS 17 23 $19,947 $22,041
4-Door LT 17 23 $19,947 $22,041
2-Door 4WD 16 21 $20,128 $22,241
2-Door 4WD LS 16 21 $20,128 $22,241
4-Door 4WD 16 21 $21,938 $24,241
4-Door 4WD LS 16 21 $21,938 $24,241
4-Door 4WD LT 16 21 $21,938 $24,241
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,177
$18,566
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,495
$20,516
Monthly Payment Estimate
$242 / month
$342 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose -
Rear Door Type - Tailgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 NA
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.4 NA
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 57.2
Passenger Capacity 5 2
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 NA
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 52.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 125.7 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 56.7 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 -
Length, Overall (in) 159.3 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 66.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7 -
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 100.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 67.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.5
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 34.8
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 28.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 175.0
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.1
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 39.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 34.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 67.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 55.4 66.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 38.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.8 15.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.31 x - TBD - 10.5 x 1.03
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel 4-Wheel
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) 9.84 x - TBD - 9.5 x 2.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 19.0
Fuel Tank Location - Behind rear axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.8
Steering Type Variable Pwr Recirculating Ball Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.54 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 16.0
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 13.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCE
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/75R15
Spare Tire Size P205/75R15 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA QCE
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/75R15
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1452
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 768
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1452
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1453
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 768
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 6000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3170 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1835.5
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 4450
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 2600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1679.9
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2200
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 11.72
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1200
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4000 250 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA L35
Displacement 2.0L/122 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5500 190 @ 4400
Engine Oil Cooler - Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 23
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain 2 Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.63
Trans Order Code NA M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.78 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.06
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.00
Trans Type 5-Speed 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 2 Door
Vehicle Name Kia Sportage Chevrolet Blazer
Body Code - E55
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.91
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.30
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Bar Link 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent Coil
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2600
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.08
Axle Type - Front - NA
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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