Compare 2002 Kia Sportage vs 2002 Subaru Forester

2002 Kia Sportage
2002 Subaru Forester
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2-Door Convertible Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sportage 2-Door Convertible Automatic 18 21 $13,374 $14,645
Sportage 2-Door Convertible Manual 4WD 19 22 $13,708 $15,145
Sportage 4-Door Automatic 18 21 $16,369 $18,095
Sportage 4-Door Automatic 4WD 18 21 $17,289 $19,220
Sportage 4-Door Manual 19 23 $15,459 $17,095
Sportage 4-Door Manual 4WD 19 22 $16,379 $18,220
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4-Door L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester 4-Door L Automatic 22 27 $19,225 $21,095
Forester 4-Door L Manual 21 27 $18,506 $20,295
Forester 4-Door S Automatic 22 27 $21,497 $23,695
Forester 4-Door S Automatic w/Premium Pkg 22 27 $22,393 $24,695
Forester 4-Door S Automatic w/Premium Pkg & Leather 22 27 $23,020 $25,395
Forester 4-Door S Manual 21 27 $20,778 $22,895
Forester 4-Door S Manual w/Premium Pkg 21 27 $21,674 $23,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,374
$19,225
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,645
$21,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$244 / month
$352 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 43.0
Front Hip Room (in)
52.5 51.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.2 93.5
Second Leg Room (in)
31.0 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
40.9 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 53.5
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
156.4 175.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 42.5
Height, Overall (in)
65.0 62.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.7 57.7
Wheelbase (in)
92.9 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
56.7 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 36.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 32.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
13.0 32.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 34.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 63.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
30.4 63.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10.23 x - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 0.94 10.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 34.7
Steering Type
Pwr Ball-and-Nut Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.54 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 19.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/75R15 205/70SR15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - 205/70SR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/75R15 205/70SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3108 3190
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.9 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 520
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 4000 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 5500 165 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 3.027
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.000
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.70 2.272
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.619
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.78 4.444
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.694
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
2 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Kia Sportage Subaru Forester
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Parallel Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Lower L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32

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