Compare 2005 Kia Sportage vs 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe

2005 Kia Sportage
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe
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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
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4-Door FWD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 19 25 $20,307 $21,649
4-Door FWD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 23 $20,823 $22,199
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 18 23 $21,808 $23,249
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 23 $22,230 $23,699
4-Door FWD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 23 $23,049 $24,599
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 23 $24,455 $26,099
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,150
$20,307
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$21,649
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$361 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utililty
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.6 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 56.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
42.1 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.9 100.7
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 39.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.7 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
171.3 177.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.7 66.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 72.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.6 77.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 40.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 35.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
23.6 30.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 53.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 35.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 11.2 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.9 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 19.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 37.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.06 2.93
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/65R16 P225/70R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/65R16 P225/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 270
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3225 3549
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.3 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4500 181 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.7L/165
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 170 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 1.49
Trans Order Code
NA N/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 4.32
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 0.73
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.64 2.84
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.72
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Kia Sportage Hyundai Santa Fe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.9
Suspension Type - Rear
Dual-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut

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