Compare 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 1998 Kia Sportage

1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee
1998 Kia Sportage
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4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 16 21 $23,507 $25,945
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 21 $25,275 $27,915
4-Door Limited 16 21 $28,360 $31,460
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 21 $30,533 $33,890
4-Door 4WD 5.9 Limited 13 17 $34,392 $38,275
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4-Door Manual
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
$23,507
$13,541
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,945
$14,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$248 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Special Purpose Vehicles 2WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 54.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 44.5
Front Hip Room (in)
56.7 52.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.1 125.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 31.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
49.3 50.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 54.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
64.9 65.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.75 56.7
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 68.1
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 56.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.58 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
177.1 170.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
40.9 25.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79.3 55.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10.23 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.10 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 34.8
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.54
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.7 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T155/90D16 P205/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/75R15 P205/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/75R15 P205/75R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3582 3186
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.0 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD - (48 amp/hr)
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 2400 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
ERH NA
Displacement
4.0L/242 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 4600 130 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 19
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.74 3.72
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.36
Trans Type
4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.20 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 2.02
Trans Order Code
DGB NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 4.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Kia Sportage
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Quadra-Coil 3-Bar Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Panhard Rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Quadra-Coil Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -

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