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Selected Style 4-Door JS Manual 2WD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2WD JS 19 22 $16,558 $17,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JS 19 21 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Manual 2WD JS+ 19 22 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX 19 21 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JS+ 19 21 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX 18 20 $18,398 $19,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX+ 19 21 $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
2-Door Convertible Automatic 19 23 $12,724 $13,995
2-Door Convertible Manual 4WD 19 23 $13,058 $14,495
4-Door Manual 19 23 $13,441 $14,795
4-Door Automatic 19 23 $14,351 $15,795
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,670 $16,295
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $15,580 $17,295
4-Door Manual EX 19 23 $15,680 $17,395
4-Door Automatic EX 19 23 $16,590 $18,395
4-Door Manual 4WD EX 19 23 $16,600 $18,595
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 23 $17,510 $19,595
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
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 48.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.5 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.5 65.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 43.5 - TBD -
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 14.0
Steering
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 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 32.2
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size P235/60R16 P205/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
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 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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD - (48 amp/hr)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 70
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4000 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 23
Transmission
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Two Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.70 2.83
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Grand Vitara Kia Sportage
Body Style 4-Door 2 Door
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
 
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