1997 Kia Sportage

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1997 Kia Sportage
Available in 4 styles:  Sportage shown
Asking Price Range
Estimated MPG

19 city / 22.1–23 hwy


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Power and Performance

2.0L I-4 130 HP engine
5-spd man transmission w/OD
70 amp alternator
48 amp battery
Axle Ratio
4.78 axle ratio
Fuel Tank
15.8 gal. fuel tank
Partial stainless steel exhaust

Fuel Economy

Fuel Economy City
19.0 mpg city fuel economy

Handling and Control

Front double wishbone suspension
Front anti-roll bar
Coil front springs
Multi-link rear suspension
Rear anti-roll bar
Coil rear springs
Re-circulating ball steering
Front disc/rear drum brakes
Front vented disc brakes
P205/75SR15.0BSW AS tires

Design and Dimensions

Body-colored front and rear bumpers with 2 front tow hook(s)
Body-colored grille
Monotone paint
Maximum Cargo Volume
55.4 cu.ft. maximum cargo volume
Exterior Length
159.3 " exterior length
Exterior Width
68.1 " exterior body width
Exterior Height
65.0 " exterior height
104 " wheelbase
Front Tread
57 " front tread
Rear Tread
57 " rear tread
Turning Radius
17.4 ' turning radius
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,204 lbs. GVWR
838 lbs. payload
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs. towing capacity
Drag Coefficient
.39 drag coefficient
Front Legroom
44.5 " front legroom
Rear Legroom
31.1 " rear legroom
Front Headroom
39.6 " front headroom
Rear Headroom
37.8 " rear headroom
Front Hiproom
52.5 " front hiproom
Rear Hiproom
50.4 " rear hiproom
Front Shoulder Room
54.4 " front shoulder room
Rear Shoulder Room
54.4 " rear shoulder room
Passenger Volume
100 cu.ft. passenger volume
Interior Cargo Volume
25.8 cu.ft. interior cargo volume
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
55.4 cu.ft. interior cargo volume w/seats folded

Standard Warranties and Ownership Benefits

Basic (mths/miles)
Powertrain (mths/miles)
Corrosion Perforation (mths/miles)
Roadside Assistance (mths/miles)

Active and Passive Safety

Rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center high mounted stop light
Security system

Comfort and Convenience

4 doors
Dual power remote mirrors
Day-night rearview mirror
Seating capacity of 5
Front bucket seats
Adjustable front head restraints
4-way driver seat
4-way front passenger seat
Rear 50-50 bench seats
Fixed rear head restraints
Cloth front seat trim
Cloth door trim insert
Full cloth headliner
Carpet floor trim
Dome light
Full floor console
Front cupholder
Dual door bins
Carpeted cargo floor trim
Plastic trunk lid/rear cargo door trim
Power door locks
Mechanical remote fuel flap release
Rear child safety door locks
1 12V DC power outlet
Engine temperature gauge
In-dash clock
Trip odometer
Power front windows
Power rear windows
Power rearmost windows
Light tinted windows
Fixed interval front windshield wipers
Rear defroster

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