Compare 2002 Suzuki Vitara vs 2002 Toyota Highlander

2002 Suzuki Vitara
2002 Toyota Highlander
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2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD JLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD JLS 23 25 $14,974 $15,599
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 2WD JLS 22 25 $15,934 $16,599
4-Door Manual 2WD JLS 22 25 $15,790 $16,799
2-Door Soft Top Manual 4WD JLX 22 26 $15,978 $16,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD JLS 22 25 $16,730 $17,799
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 4WD JLX 22 25 $16,918 $17,999
4-Door Manual 4WD JLX 22 25 $16,742 $18,199
4-Door Automatic 4WD JLX 22 25 $17,662 $19,199
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4-Door 4-Cyl
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,251 $23,880
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 19 24 $22,497 $25,280
4-Door V6 19 23 $22,658 $25,460
4-Door V6 4WD 18 22 $23,904 $26,860
4-Door V6 Limited 19 23 $26,159 $29,395
4-Door V6 4WD Limited 18 22 $27,405 $30,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,974
$21,251
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,599
$23,880
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
$398 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.7
Front Hip Room (in)
50.6 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.4 105.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
46.8 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.0 57.9
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.0 66.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 28.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.5 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
86.6 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 33.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.3 71.9
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
152.0 184.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 35.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 41.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
10.2 38.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
42.3 50.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
37.8 36.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
36.6 76.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
33.7 81.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 39.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.2 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.6 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.8 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.8 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20.5 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.5 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P215/65R16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/65R16 P225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/65R16 P225/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2756 3485
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.8 6.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 582
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
134 @ 3000 163 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
127 @ 6000 155 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.41
Trans Type
5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.20
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.63 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.65 3.94
Summary
Vehicle Name
Suzuki Vitara Toyota Highlander
Body Style
2-Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/coil spring MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/coil spring MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.95 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
5-link Independent

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