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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
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 48.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
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
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.7 65.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.8 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 32.2
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 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size P195/75R15 P205/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
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
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 Material Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.7 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD - (48 amp/hr)
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 103 @ 4000 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.65 2.83
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Vitara Kia Sportage
Body Style 2-Door 2 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
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
 
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