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Selected Style 4-Door JS Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2WD JS 19 22 $16,558 $17,999
4-Door Manual 2WD JS+ 19 22 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JS 19 21 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JS+ 19 21 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX 19 21 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX+ 19 21 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX 18 20 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX+ 18 20 $19,318 $20,999
2-Door Convertible Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 19 23 $13,441 $14,795
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,670 $16,295
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $15,580 $17,295
4-Door Manual 4WD EX 19 23 $16,600 $18,595
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 23 $17,510 $19,595
4-Door Automatic 19 23 $14,351 $15,795
4-Door Manual EX 19 23 $15,680 $17,395
4-Door Automatic EX 19 23 $16,590 $18,395
2-Door Convertible Automatic 19 23 $12,724 $13,995
2-Door Convertible Manual 4WD 19 23 $13,058 $14,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,558
$12,724
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,999
$13,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$233 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 48.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 52.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.7 88.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 31.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 54.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 38.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.5 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.5 65.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 92.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 38.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 56.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 164.6 156.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 43.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 21.0 13.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 47.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 44.6 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 10.23 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - x .87 11.10 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 32.2
Steering Type Power Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.54
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.5 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size P235/60R16 P205/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P205/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P205/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3064 3102
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD - (48 amp/hr)
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4000 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 6500 130 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.70 2.83
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High N/A NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Two Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.47 2.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.49
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 4.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low N/A NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Grand Vitara Kia Sportage
Body Style 4-Door 2 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Multi-link
 
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