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Selected Style FWD 4-Door S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door S 23 28 $19,363 $20,310
FWD 4-Door SV 23 28 $21,209 $22,750
FWD 4-Door SL 23 28 $24,836 $26,650
AWD 4-Door S 22 27 $20,600 $21,610
AWD 4-Door SV 22 27 $22,418 $24,050
AWD 4-Door SL 22 27 $26,045 $27,950
2WD 4-Door Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Base 20 27 $18,625 $19,000
2WD 4-Door LX 21 30 $20,285 $21,200
2WD 4-Door EX 21 30 $22,725 $24,200
2WD 4-Door SX 21 28 $25,025 $26,900
AWD 4-Door LX 20 27 $21,720 $22,700
AWD 4-Door EX 20 27 $24,130 $25,700
AWD 4-Door SX 20 25 $26,420 $28,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,363
$18,625
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,310
$19,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$317 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Nissan Rogue may not have excitement in its corner, but its layout, features, and affordability make a lot of sense for smaller families. A rakish crossover with a 260-horsepower four on tap, the Kia Sportage reboots its image on a few levels all at once.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification FWD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.300 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.600 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.500 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.100 53.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.300 37.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.400 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 126.400 100.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.200 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.900 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.300 6.8
Length, Overall (in) 183.300 174.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.300 64.4
Liftover Height (in) 30.000 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.000 63.6
Wheelbase (in) 105.900 103.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.900 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.600 63.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 37.800 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 28.900 26.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 55.200 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 31.100 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 57.900 54.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.700 x 0.600 10.3 x - TBD -
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) 11.800 x 1.000 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.900 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.400 34.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.100 2.96
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.000 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.100 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3276 3157
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.700 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6000 176 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Direct Injection NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 4400 168 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.4L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.750 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.79
Trans Order Code NA Direct Injection
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.790 5.07, 3.74
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.18
Trans Description Cont. Continuously variable ratio Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.340-0.390 3.27
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.54
Trans Type 1 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.97
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Rogue Kia Sportage
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.910 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.750 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.4 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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