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Selected Style 4-Door LX I4 Manual
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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 FWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD Manual 23 29 $15,915 $17,055
4-Door FWD Automatic 22 27 $19,225 $20,615
4-Door AWD VTi Automatic 21 26 $20,253 $21,720
4-Door FWD Automatic V6 20 28 $21,123 $22,655
4-Door AWD Automatic V6 19 25 $22,666 $24,315
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,150
$15,915
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$17,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$284 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 42.1 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.9 100
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 55.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 40.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 103.5 106.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.7 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 171.3 181.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.7 66.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 23.6 30.8
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 63.8
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 9.8 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 11.7 x 1.0
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 16.3
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.06 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 39.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P215/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P215/70SR16
Spare Tire Size Compact T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3225 3207
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 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6000 143 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 136 @ 4500 152 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.02
Trans Order Code NA MG3
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.53 4.41
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.06 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.64 3.58
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sportage Saturn VUE
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Indep Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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 Three-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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