Compare 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 2005 Kia Sportage

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
2005 Kia Sportage
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2-Door Coupe Base w/1SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base w/1SV 26 34 $9,757 $10,325
2-Door Coupe Base 26 36 $13,473 $14,410
4-Door Sedan Base 26 36 $13,660 $14,610
2-Door Coupe LS 26 36 $15,044 $16,090
4-Door Sedan LS 26 36 $15,231 $16,290
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 36 $16,371 $17,510
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 36 $16,558 $17,710
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4-Door I4 Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door I4 Manual LX 22 27 $15,150 $15,900
4-Door I4 Automatic LX 22 27 $16,945 $17,800
4-Door 4WD I4 Manual LX 21 26 $17,345 $18,200
4-Door V6 Automatic LX 19 25 $17,785 $18,800
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic LX 19 23 $18,880 $19,995
4-Door V6 Automatic EX 19 25 $18,975 $20,300
4-Door 4WD V6 Automatic EX 19 23 $20,255 $21,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,757
$15,150
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,325
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$172 / month
$265 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 39.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 42.1
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.8 103.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 7.7
Length, Overall (in)
180.9 171.3
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 66.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 103.5
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 70.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 66.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 23.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 15.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.06
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QFB NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QFB NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P215/65R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2617 3225
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5600 140 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
L61 NA
Displacement
2.2L/134 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 2.06
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/4th & 5th OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.64
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.33
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.82
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Kia Sportage
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Axle Dual-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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