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Selected Style 2-Door JS Soft Top Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD JS 24 26 $12,443 $13,099
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 2WD JS 23 24 $13,013 $13,699
4-Door Hard Top Manual 2WD JS 23 26 $13,390 $14,399
2-Door Soft Top Manual 4WD JX 24 26 $13,828 $14,869
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 2WD JS 22 26 $14,274 $15,349
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 4WD JX 23 24 $14,386 $15,469
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD JX 23 26 $14,558 $15,999
4-Door Hard Top Manual 2WD Sport JS 23 25 $15,377 $16,899
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD JX 22 26 $15,423 $16,949
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 2WD Sport JS 21 24 $16,287 $17,899
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD Sport JX 23 25 $16,287 $17,899
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD Sport JX 21 24 $17,197 $18,899
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD Sport JLX 23 25 $17,652 $19,399
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD Sport JLX 21 24 $18,562 $20,399
2-Door HardTop Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HardTop Manual 24 29 $14,072 $15,438
2-Door SoftTop Manual 24 29 $14,072 $15,438
4-Door Manual 24 29 $14,856 $16,298
2-Door HardTop Automatic 24 29 $15,028 $16,488
2-Door SoftTop Automatic 24 29 $15,028 $16,488
2-Door HardTop Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,097 $16,848
2-Door SoftTop Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,097 $16,848
4-Door Automatic 24 29 $15,813 $17,348
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,868 $17,708
2-Door SoftTop Automatic 4WD 23 26 $16,037 $17,898
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 26 $16,808 $18,758
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,443
$14,072
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,099
$15,438
Monthly Payment Estimate
$218 / month
$257 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.2 50.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 39.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.8 55.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.7 84.3
Second Leg Room (in) 31.7 33.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 41.9 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 7.3
Length, Overall (in) 143.7 147.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.8 41.3
Height, Overall (in) 64.3 64.0
Liftover Height (in) 27.0 20.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.1 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 86.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.3 40.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.2 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 54.9 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 32.0 34.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.7 33.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 12.6 17.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 8.1 9.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 50.4 41.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 39.8 42.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 31.2 32.0
Brakes
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
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.66 x 1.34 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.39 11.8 x 0.71
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.1 15.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 21.7 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 33.5
Steering Type Manual Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.4 34.8
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/75R15 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size P195/75R15 P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/75R15 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2337 2525
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 16 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 16 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.5 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 55 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390 325
Engine
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 98 @ 4000 132 @ 4600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/97 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 95 @ 5600 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.13 4.562
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.918
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low N/A - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.833
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 9.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.258
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High N/A - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.775
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.913
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2-Door 2 Door
Vehicle Name Suzuki Sidekick Toyota RAV4
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid Axle Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/trailing arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 0.98
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 1.26
 
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