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Selected Style 4-Door Manual
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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 JS Soft Top Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD JS 24 26 $12,443 $13,099
2-Door Soft Top Manual 4WD JX 24 26 $13,828 $14,869
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 4WD JX 23 24 $14,386 $15,469
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD JX 23 26 $14,558 $15,999
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD JX 22 26 $15,423 $16,949
4-Door Hard Top Manual 2WD JS 23 26 $13,390 $14,399
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 2WD JS 23 24 $13,013 $13,699
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 2WD JS 22 26 $14,274 $15,349
4-Door Hard Top Manual 2WD Sport JS 23 25 $15,377 $16,899
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 2WD Sport JS 21 24 $16,287 $17,899
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD Sport JX 23 25 $16,287 $17,899
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD Sport JX 21 24 $17,197 $18,899
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD Sport JLX 23 25 $17,652 $19,399
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD Sport JLX 21 24 $18,562 $20,399
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,541
$12,443
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,895
$13,099
Monthly Payment Estimate
$248 / month
$218 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 51.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 125.7 84.7
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 31.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.4 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 52.5
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 39.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 50.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7 55.1
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 86.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 65.2
Track Width, Front (in) 56.7 54.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 7.5
Length, Overall (in) 170.3 143.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 43.8
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 64.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 12.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.8 8.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 50.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 39.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 31.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 55.4 32.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 41.7
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.23 x - TBD - 8.66 x 1.34
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.10 x - TBD - 11.4 x 0.39
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 11.1
Steering
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball Manual
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.54 3.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 34.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 21.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 32.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P195/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P195/75R15
Spare Tire Size P205/75R15 P195/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3186 2337
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 5.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - (48 amp/hr) 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 55
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5500 95 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4000 98 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.78 5.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA N/A
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.65
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sportage Suzuki Sidekick
Body Style 4 Door 2-Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear 3-Bar Link Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Panhard Rod w/trailing arms
 
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