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Selected Style 2-Door SoftTop Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HardTop Manual 24 29 $14,072 $15,438
2-Door HardTop Automatic 24 29 $15,028 $16,488
4-Door Manual 24 29 $14,856 $16,298
4-Door Automatic 24 29 $15,813 $17,348
2-Door HardTop Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,097 $16,848
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,868 $17,708
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 26 $16,808 $18,758
2-Door SoftTop Manual 24 29 $14,072 $15,438
2-Door SoftTop Automatic 24 29 $15,028 $16,488
2-Door SoftTop Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,097 $16,848
2-Door SoftTop Automatic 4WD 23 26 $16,037 $17,898
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 Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,770 $16,395
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $15,680 $17,395
4-Door Manual 4WD EX 19 23 $16,500 $18,495
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 23 $17,410 $19,495
4-Door Automatic 19 23 $14,451 $15,895
4-Door Manual EX 19 23 $15,580 $17,295
4-Door Automatic EX 19 23 $16,490 $18,295
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
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 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) 39.3 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.2 54.4
Front Leg Room (in) 39.5 44.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 52.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.5 125.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.1 - 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) 64.2 65.0
Liftover Height (in) 20.7 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 104.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 42.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 32.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 35.3 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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 17.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 9.4 25.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 41.3 - TBD -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 15.8
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.54
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2547 3186
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6.0
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
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
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Toyota RAV4 Kia Sportage
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
 
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