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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
VUE FWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
VUE FWD Manual 23 28 $15,226 $16,325
VUE FWD VTi Automatic 22 28 $16,886 $18,110
VUE AWD VTi Automatic 21 26 $18,234 $19,560
VUE AWD Automatic V6 19 25 $21,350 $22,910
VUE FWD Automatic V6 20 26 $19,815 $21,260
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,974
$15,226
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,599
$16,325
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
$272 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.4 99.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 55.4
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 66.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 106.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.2 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 152.0 181.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 17.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 10.2 30.8
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 63.8
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 9.8 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.7 x 1.0
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 15.5
Steering
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.5 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 39.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size P215/65R16 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P215/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P215/70SR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2756 3172
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 134 @ 3000 152 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 6000 143 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas L4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Trans w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.02
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.63 4.41
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.58
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Vitara Saturn VUE
Body Style 2-Door 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Indep Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
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 Three-Link
 
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