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Selected Style 2-Door HardTop Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HardTop Manual 24 29 $14,072 $15,438
2-Door SoftTop Manual 24 29 $14,072 $15,438
4-Door Manual 24 29 $14,856 $16,298
2-Door HardTop Automatic 24 29 $15,028 $16,488
2-Door SoftTop Automatic 24 29 $15,028 $16,488
2-Door HardTop Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,097 $16,848
2-Door SoftTop Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,097 $16,848
4-Door Automatic 24 29 $15,813 $17,348
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,868 $17,708
2-Door SoftTop Automatic 4WD 23 26 $16,037 $17,898
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 26 $16,808 $18,758
4-Door Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 19 23 $13,541 $14,895
4-Door Automatic 19 23 $14,451 $15,895
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,770 $16,395
4-Door Manual EX 19 23 $15,580 $17,295
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $15,680 $17,395
4-Door Automatic EX 19 23 $16,490 $18,295
4-Door Manual 4WD EX 19 23 $16,500 $18,495
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 23 $17,410 $19,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,072
$13,541
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,438
$14,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$257 / month
$248 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 52.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.3 125.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 39.6 50.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 54.4
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.2 54.4
Front Leg Room (in) 39.5 44.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 20.7 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 56.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.3 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 147.6 170.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 41.3 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 64.0 65.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 17.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 9.3 25.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 41.3 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 42.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 32.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 34.7 55.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 33.9 - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - 10.23 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.71 11.10 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 15.8
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.54
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P205/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P205/75R15
Spare Tire Size P215/70R16 P205/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2525 3186
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 325 - TBD - (48 amp/hr)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 70
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 127 @ 5400 130 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 132 @ 4600 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 9.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.258 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.775 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.583 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.913 2.02
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.562 4.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.918 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.833 3.72
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota RAV4 Kia Sportage
Body Style 2 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.26 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone 3-Bar Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Panhard Rod
 
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