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Selected Style 4-Door Manual
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Transmission

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 19 23 $13,541 $14,895
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,770 $16,395
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $15,680 $17,395
4-Door Manual 4WD EX 19 23 $16,500 $18,495
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 23 $17,410 $19,495
4-Door Automatic 19 23 $14,451 $15,895
4-Door Manual EX 19 23 $15,580 $17,295
4-Door Automatic EX 19 23 $16,490 $18,295
2-Door
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 16 21 $19,650 $21,713
2-Door 4WD 16 20 $21,449 $23,701
4-Door 16 21 $21,030 $23,238
4-Door 4WD 16 20 $22,829 $25,226
4-Door LT 16 21 $21,030 $23,238
4-Door 4WD LT 16 20 $22,829 $25,226
2-Door LS 16 21 $19,650 $21,713
2-Door 4WD LS 16 20 $21,449 $23,701
4-Door LS 16 21 $21,030 $23,238
4-Door 4WD LS 16 20 $22,829 $25,226
4-Door LS PLUS 16 21 $23,177 $25,610
4-Door 4WD LS PLUS 16 20 $24,987 $27,610
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,541
$19,650
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,895
$21,713
Monthly Payment Estimate
$248 / month
$362 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose -
Rear Door Type - Tailgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 55.6
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 52.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 125.7 -
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 50.4 40.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 57.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 -
Length, Overall (in) 170.3 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 64.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7 -
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 100.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 67.8
Track Width, Front (in) 56.7 -
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 34.6
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 29.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 176.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.1
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 41.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 38.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.8 30.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 34.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 68.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 55.4 66.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.6 x 0.79
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.23 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.10 x - TBD - 10.8 x 1.14
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 19.0
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - Behind Rear Axle
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.8
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.54 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.6
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 13.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 16.0
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/75R15
Spare Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA QCE
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P205/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCE
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 768
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1452
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1452
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 768
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1452
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 768
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 5500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 650
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3186 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 2600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1638
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1880
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 4450
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 11.72
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - (48 amp/hr) 525
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1200
Engine
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 Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Engine Oil Cooler - Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 16
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD 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 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
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 -
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 2 Door
Vehicle Name Kia Sportage Chevrolet Blazer
Body Code - E55
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.30
Suspension Type - Rear 3-Bar Link 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Panhard Rod -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.91
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
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
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2400
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder w/Boxed Front End
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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