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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 Sport
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - 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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive 2-Wheel Drive
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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