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2012 Kia Sportage Comparisons

Base Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $18,500.00 $19,649.00 $19,795.00
Destination $800.00 $815.00 $810.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 2.4L I4 2.0L I4
Horsepower 176 @ 6000 RPM 166 @ 6000 RPM 148 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 168 @ 4000 RPM 162 @ 4000 RPM 145 @ 4200 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2359 2393 1998
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.8 3.6 X 3.5 3.4 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.0:1 10.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 19 25
Highway (mpg) 27 26 31

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3157.0 3467.9 3097.5
Wheelbase (in.) 103.9 103.9 105.1
Length (in.) 174.8 175.8 169.1
Width (in.) 73.0 71.3 69.7
Height (in.) 64.4 66.3 64.2
Track Front (in.) 63.5 60.6 60.0
Track Rear (in.) 63.6 61.4 60.0
Ground Clearance (in.) 6.8 7.4 8.5

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.1 40.0 39.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.5 38.2 37.9
Front Legroom (in.) 41.4 41.3 41.6
Rear Legroom (in.) 37.9 37.2 36.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 56.7 56.4 56.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 55.1 54.9 55.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.7 55.5 52.1
Rear Hip Room (in.) 49.1 44.0 51.6

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 215/70R16 225/70R16 215/70R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A Std. N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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