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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Automatic
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 19 23 $13,441 $14,795
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,670 $16,295
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $15,580 $17,295
4-Door Manual 4WD EX 19 23 $16,600 $18,595
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 23 $17,510 $19,595
4-Door Automatic 19 23 $14,351 $15,795
4-Door Manual EX 19 23 $15,680 $17,395
4-Door Automatic EX 19 23 $16,590 $18,395
2-Door Convertible Automatic 19 23 $12,724 $13,995
2-Door Convertible Manual 4WD 19 23 $13,058 $14,495
4-Door JS Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2WD JS 19 22 $16,558 $17,999
4-Door Manual 2WD JS+ 19 22 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JS 19 21 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JS+ 19 21 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX 19 21 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX+ 19 21 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX 18 20 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX+ 18 20 $19,318 $20,999
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,724
$16,558
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,995
$17,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$300 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 50.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.1 82.7
Second Leg Room (in) 31.0 35.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 40.9 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 52.8
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.1 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 92.9 97.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 38.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.7 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 156.4 164.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 43.5
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 68.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 13.0 21.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 38.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 47.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 39.4 44.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 43.5
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.23 x - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.10 x 0.94 - TBD - x .87
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) 14.0 17.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.54 3.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 20.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P235/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P235/60R16
Spare Tire Size P205/75R15 P235/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3102 3064
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - (48 amp/hr) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5500 155 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4000 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.37
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Two Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.70 4.47
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 2.02
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.78 4.30
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA N/A
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.83 3.70
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sportage Suzuki Grand Vitara
Body Style 2 Door 4-Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil spring
 
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