Compare 2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara vs 2011 Chevrolet HHR

2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara
2011 Chevrolet HHR
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2WD 4-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Manual 19 26 $18,430 $19,199
2WD 4-Door Automatic Premium 19 25 $20,158 $20,999
4WD 4-Door Automatic Premium 19 23 $21,550 $22,449
4WD 4-Door Automatic Premium w/Alloy Wheels 19 23 $21,886 $22,799
2WD 4-Door Automatic Limited 19 25 $22,270 $23,199
4WD 4-Door Automatic Limited 19 23 $23,854 $24,849
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FWD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LS 22 32 $17,971 $18,720
FWD 4-Door Panel LS 22 32 $18,268 $19,030
FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 22 32 $18,931 $19,720
FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 22 30 $18,931 $19,720
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,430
$17,971
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,199
$18,720
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Chevrolet HHR stands out with its retro exterior, but it's lackluster in most other respects.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 50.1
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 39.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
125.4 97.4
Second Hip Room (in)
44.0 50.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 53.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 39.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 52.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 40.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 103.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 69.1
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.4 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
175.8 176.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 63.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 25.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - 57.7
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 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.8 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.7 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 16.2
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Variable electric
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.0 18.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 36.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R16 P215/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QDB
Front Tire Size
P225/70R16 P215/55R16
Spare Tire Size
P225/70R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QDB
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3468 3155
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 150 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA LE8
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 6000 155 @ 6100
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.241 0.89
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 3.38
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.693 1.18
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 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.431 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.354 1.76
Trans Order Code
NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.727 4.17
Summary
Vehicle Name
Suzuki Grand Vitara Chevrolet HHR
Body Style
4-Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA strut-type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Semi-independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA torsion beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 7.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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