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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 Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 19 24 $16,878 $17,910
4-Door 4WD Sport 20 24 $18,272 $19,420
4-Door Limited 16 22 $21,146 $22,600
4-Door Renegade 17 21 $21,292 $22,760
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 22 $22,540 $24,110
4-Door 4WD Renegade 17 21 $22,777 $24,370
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 17.1 - TBD -
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 -
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 - 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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Power Pwr rack & pinion
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
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
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.48
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
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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