Compare 2005 Kia Sportage vs 2005 Jeep Liberty

2005 Kia Sportage
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4-Door I4 Manual LX
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
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4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 21 26 $18,216 $19,380
4-Door 4WD Sport 20 24 $19,610 $20,890
4-Door Renegade 18 22 $20,750 $22,165
4-Door 4WD Renegade 18 22 $22,144 $23,675
4-Door Limited 17 22 $22,161 $23,715
4-Door 4WD Limited 17 22 $23,555 $25,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,150
$18,216
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$19,380
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$323 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
42.1 57.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.9 103.7
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 40.7
Second Hip Room (in)
54.6 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 56.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 42.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 59.7
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.7 10.2
Length, Overall (in)
171.3 174.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.7 70.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
23.6 29.0
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 69.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 11.3 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 11.2 x 0.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 20.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.06 3.42
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBB
Rear Tire Size
P215/65R16 P225/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TR7
Front Tire Size
P215/65R16 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA TR7
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3225 3538
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.3 10.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 136
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 150 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4500 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA ED1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.72
Trans Type
5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive 2-Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA DEH
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.64 4.46
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sportage Jeep Liberty
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Dual-link Coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Trailing arm

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