Compare 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara vs 2010 Kia Sportage

2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara
2010 Kia Sportage
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2WD 4-Door I4 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 Manual 19 26 $18,334 $19,099
2WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Premium 19 25 $19,918 $20,749
4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Premium 19 23 $21,310 $22,199
2WD 4-Door I4 Automatic XSport 19 25 $21,742 $22,649
4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Special Edition 19 23 $22,270 $23,199
2WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Limited 19 25 $23,182 $24,149
2WD 4-Door V6 Automatic Limited 19 25 $24,526 $25,549
4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic XSport 17 23 $24,670 $25,699
4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Limited 19 23 $24,766 $25,799
4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic Limited 17 23 $26,110 $27,199
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2WD 4-Door I4 Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 Manual LX 20 25 $16,660 $16,995
2WD 4-Door I4 Automatic LX 20 25 $19,320 $19,995
4WD 4-Door I4 Manual LX 19 24 $19,800 $20,495
2WD 4-Door V6 Automatic LX 18 23 $20,290 $20,995
2WD 4-Door V6 Automatic EX 18 23 $20,650 $21,995
4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic LX 18 23 $21,730 $22,495
4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic EX 18 23 $22,060 $23,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,334
$16,660
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,099
$16,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$318 / month
$283 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara offers real off-road ability and is maneuverable in town, but there are few other reasons to choose it. Value—not trend-setting design or class-leading performance—is the reason to keep the 2010 Kia Sportage on your list.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
44.0 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 39.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
125.4 103.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.4 7.7
Length, Overall (in)
175.8 171.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 66.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 103.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 70.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - 66.6
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 23.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (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)
- TBD - 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)
- TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 15.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/70R16 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size
P225/70R16 Temporary
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R16 P215/65R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3468 3230
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Temporary
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 6000 140 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.431 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.354 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.727 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.241 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.545 3.64
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.693 1.33
Summary
Body Style
4-Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Suzuki Grand Vitara Kia Sportage
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.5

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