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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
2-Door Soft Top Manual 4WD 22 25 $15,978 $16,999
2-Door Soft Top Automatic 4WD 22 25 $16,918 $17,999
4-Door Manual 2WD 22 25 $15,790 $16,799
4-Door Automatic 2WD 22 25 $16,730 $17,799
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 25 $16,742 $18,199
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 25 $17,682 $19,199
4-Door Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 19 24 $16,878 $17,910
4-Door Renegade 17 21 $21,292 $22,760
4-Door Limited 16 22 $21,146 $22,600
4-Door 4WD Sport 20 24 $18,272 $19,420
4-Door 4WD Renegade 17 21 $22,777 $24,370
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 22 $22,540 $24,110
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,974
$16,878
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,599
$17,910
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
$299 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 57.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.4 104.0
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 37.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 40.7
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 56.5
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 42.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 59.7
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.2 10.2
Length, Overall (in) 152.0 174.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 70.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 10.2 29.0
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 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 33.7 69.0
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 17.1 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.3
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 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.8 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.42
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.5 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 35.9
Steering Type Power Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P215/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P215/75R16
Spare Tire Size P215/65R16 P215/75R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2756 3507
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 10.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 136
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 6000 150 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 134 @ 3000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA ED1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 24
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 2-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.52
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.25
Trans Order Code NA DDK
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.63 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.85
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.48
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Vitara Jeep Liberty
Body Style 2-Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independant
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link Coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring Trailing arm
 
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