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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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 11.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 21.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 32.2
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
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P195/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3186 2337
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 5.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 55
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - (48 amp/hr) 390
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4000 98 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5500 95 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 24
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 2-Door
Vehicle Name Kia Sportage Suzuki Sidekick
Suspension
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
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
 
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