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Selected Style 2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Soft Top Manual 2WD 23 26 $14,974 $15,599
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 2WD 22 25 $15,894 $16,599
4-Door Manual 2WD 22 25 $15,790 $16,799
2-Door Soft Top Manual 4WD 22 25 $15,978 $16,999
4-Door Automatic 2WD 22 25 $16,730 $17,799
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 4WD 22 25 $16,918 $17,999
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 25 $16,742 $18,199
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 25 $17,682 $19,199
4-Door 2WD Manual 2.4L I4
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD Manual 2.4L I4 20 27 $16,426 $17,549
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.4L I4 20 27 $17,175 $18,349
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 20 26 $18,771 $20,099
4-Door 2WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 16 22 $20,078 $21,499
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 18 24 $20,172 $21,599
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.7L V6 LX 20 26 $21,101 $22,619
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 21 $21,479 $22,999
4-Door 2WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 16 22 $21,922 $23,499
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 LX 18 24 $22,500 $24,119
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 21 $23,321 $24,999
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,974
$16,426
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,599
$17,549
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
$292 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utililty
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.4 100.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 56.3
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 60.7
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.2 8.1
Length, Overall (in) 152.0 177.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 66.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 17.1 30.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 10.2 30.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 42.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 37.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 36.6 77.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 33.7 77.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
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 - 10.9 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.2 x 0.39
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.8 17.2
Steering
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 2.93
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.5 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 37.1
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size P215/65R16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2756 3494
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16.0 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16.0 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16.0 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 68
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 95
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 6000 138 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 134 @ 3000 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.63 4.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Vitara Hyundai Santa Fe
Body Style 2-Door 4 Door Sport Utility
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 22.9
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring Multi-Link
 
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