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Selected Style 2-Door JS 1.6L Soft Top Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 1.6L Soft Top Manual 2WD JS 25 28 $12,958 $13,499
2-Door 1.6L Soft Top Manual 4WD JX 25 27 $14,380 $15,299
2-Door 2.0L Soft Top Manual 2WD JS 22 24 $13,726 $14,299
2-Door 2.0L Soft Top Manual 4WD JX 22 24 $15,132 $16,099
2-Door 1.6L Soft Top Automatic 4WD JX 24 27 $15,320 $16,299
2-Door 2.0L Soft Top Automatic 2WD JS 23 25 $14,686 $15,299
2-Door 2.0L Soft Top Automatic 4WD JX 23 25 $16,072 $17,099
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD Sport JX 22 25 $15,638 $16,999
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD Sport JX 23 25 $16,558 $17,999
4-Door JS Hard Top Manual 2WD JS 22 25 $14,474 $15,399
2-Door 1.6L Soft Top Automatic 2WD JS 25 27 $13,918 $14,499
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 2WD JS+ 23 25 $16,354 $17,399
4-Door Hard Top Manual 4WD Sport JX+ 22 25 $16,558 $17,999
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 4WD Sport JX+ 23 25 $17,478 $18,999
4-Door Hard Top Manual 2WD JS+ 22 25 $15,414 $16,399
4-Door Hard Top Automatic 2WD JS 23 25 $15,414 $16,399
2-Door Convertible Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 19 23 $13,441 $14,795
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,670 $16,295
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $15,580 $17,295
4-Door Manual 4WD EX 19 23 $16,600 $18,595
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 23 $17,510 $19,595
4-Door Automatic 19 23 $14,351 $15,795
4-Door Manual EX 19 23 $15,680 $17,395
4-Door Automatic EX 19 23 $16,590 $18,395
2-Door Convertible Automatic 19 23 $12,724 $13,995
2-Door Convertible Manual 4WD 19 23 $13,058 $14,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,958
$12,724
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,499
$13,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$225 / month
$233 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 52.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.9 88.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 31.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 54.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 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) 57.5 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 92.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 56.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.2 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 152.0 156.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.7 65.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 9.9 13.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 37.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 33.7 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) - TBD - - 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 - 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) 14.8 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) 31.5 32.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/75R15 P205/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/75R15 P205/75R15
Spare Tire Size P195/75R15 P205/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2601 3102
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.7 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD - (48 amp/hr)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 70
Engine
Displacement 1.6L/97 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 97 @ 5200 130 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 103 @ 4000 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 2.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.49
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.13 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) 3.65 2.83
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Vitara Kia Sportage
Body Style 2-Door 2 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
 
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