Compare 2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara vs 2011 Jeep Liberty

2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara
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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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RWD 4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $22,598 $23,250
RWD 4-Door Sport 70th Anniversary 16 22 $22,598 $23,250
RWD 4-Door Sport Jet 16 22 $22,598 $23,250
4WD 4-Door Sport 15 21 $24,130 $24,865
4WD 4-Door Sport 70th Anniversary 15 21 $24,130 $24,865
4WD 4-Door Sport Jet 15 21 $24,130 $24,865
RWD 4-Door Limited 16 22 $25,760 $26,650
RWD 4-Door Limited 70th Anniversary 16 22 $25,760 $26,650
RWD 4-Door Limited Jet 16 22 $25,760 $26,650
4WD 4-Door Renegade 15 21 $26,348 $27,250
4WD 4-Door Limited 15 21 $27,278 $28,250
4WD 4-Door Limited 70th Anniversary 15 21 $27,278 $28,250
4WD 4-Door Limited Jet 15 21 $27,278 $28,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,430
$22,598
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,199
$23,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$388 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Jeep Liberty is at home on the trail, but if you plan to do most of your driving on paved roads you can do a lot better.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 52.7
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
125.4 105.6
Second Hip Room (in)
44.0 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 40.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 34.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 61.0
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 106.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 29.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 73.1
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.4 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
175.8 176.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 44.2
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 71.3
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 - 60.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 41.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.4 x 0.5
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 - 11.9 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 19.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.0 17.36
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 35.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBC
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R16 P225/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TRY
Front Tire Size
P225/70R16 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size
P225/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TRY
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3468 4076
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10 14.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA EKG
Displacement
2.4L/146 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 6000 210 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.727 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.241 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.545 2.84
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.693 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.431 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.354 1.57
Trans Order Code
NA DGV
Summary
Body Style
4-Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Suzuki Grand Vitara Jeep Liberty
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut A-Arms
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Live Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 10.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 4
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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