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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door I4 Manual LX
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Transmission

Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 Manual LX 23 28 $15,150 $15,900
2WD 4-Door I4 Automatic LX 22 27 $17,990 $18,895
2WD 4-Door V6 Automatic LX 19 25 $18,820 $19,895
2WD 4-Door V6 Automatic EX 19 25 $20,000 $21,395
4WD 4-Door I4 Manual LX 22 28 $18,480 $19,395
4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic LX 19 23 $20,010 $21,195
4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic EX 19 23 $21,370 $22,895
2WD 4-Door SXT
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SXT 18 24 $18,179 $19,350
2WD 4-Door SLT 18 24 $21,282 $22,760
4WD 4-Door SXT 18 24 $19,714 $21,010
4WD 4-Door R/T 17 23 $22,817 $24,420
2WD 4-Door R/T 18 24 $21,282 $22,760
4WD 4-Door SLT 17 23 $22,817 $24,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,150
$18,179
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$19,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$323 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Special Purpose 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 40.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 56.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 40.8
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 56.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 37.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 171.3 178.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.7 69.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 103.5 108.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 73.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.6 65.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 23.6 32.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 12.44 x 0.47
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 - 11.9 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 19.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.36
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.3
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 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA TRY
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA TRY
Spare Tire Order Code NA TBC
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P225/75R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3230 3931
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 136 @ 4500 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA EKG
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6000 210 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.61
Trans Order Code NA DEH
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.53 3.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.06 1.72
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.64 4.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.25
Trans Type 5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 4.06
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Kia Sportage Dodge Nitro
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Dual-link Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
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 w/Coil Springs
 
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