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Selected Style 4-Door LX I4 Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door I4 Manual LX 22 27 $15,150 $15,900
4-Door I4 Automatic LX 22 27 $16,945 $17,800
4-Door 4WD I4 Manual LX 21 26 $17,345 $18,200
4-Door V6 Automatic LX 19 25 $17,785 $18,800
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic LX 19 23 $18,880 $19,995
4-Door V6 Automatic EX 19 25 $18,975 $20,300
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic EX 19 23 $20,255 $21,700
4-Door 2WD LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD LS 19 25 $19,657 $21,320
4-Door 2WD LT 19 25 $21,238 $23,035
4-Door AWD LS 19 25 $21,477 $23,295
4-Door AWD LT 19 25 $22,736 $24,660
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,150
$19,657
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$21,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$355 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 42.1 51.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.9 106.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 40.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 55.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 40.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 103.5 112.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 71.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.7 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 171.3 188.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.7 69.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 23.6 32.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.6 69.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.84 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 11.65 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 16.7
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable power assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.06 3.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 19.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 41.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P235/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QKG
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P235/65R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P235/65R16
Front Tire Order Code NA QKG
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3225 3660
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.4L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6000 185 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 136 @ 4500 210 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LNJ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.92
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.94
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.53 2.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.06 1.30
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.64 4.69
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sportage Chevrolet Equinox
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Strut-type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Dual-link Trailing arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Control Arms
 
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