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Here's how the 1998 Saturn SL, 2003 Saturn Vue, 2012 Suzuki SX4 and the 2013 Suzuki SX4 measure up.
SL Manual
$10,595
Starting MSRP
VUE FWD Manual
$16,325
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn Man FWD
$13,849
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn Man LE FWD
$15,845
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
5 5 5 5
Engine

100.0-hp, 1.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

143.0-hp, 2.2-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

150.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

150.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 26 26
Size
176.9" length, 53.8" height 181.3" length, 66.4" height 177.6" length, 60.8" height 177.6" length, 60.8" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Grey

Black

Tan

Light Gray

Taupe

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Sport Utility Vehicle Small station wagon Small station wagon

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
14 x 5 in 16 x 6.5 in 15 x -TBD- in 15 x -TBD- in
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size
14 x 5 in 16 x 6.5 in 15 x -TBD- in 15 x -TBD- in
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Size
14 x 4 in 16 x 4.0 in N/A N/A

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 N/A N/A N/A
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 N/A N/A N/A

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
114 @ 2400 152 @ 4000 140 @ 4000 140 @ 4000
Displacement
1.9L/116 2.2L/134 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas L4 Gas I4 Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
100 @ 5000 143 @ 5400 150 @ 6200 150 @ 6200

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
471.90 mi 434.00 mi 435.60 mi 435.60 mi
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
39 MPG 28 MPG 33 MPG 33 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
28 MPG 23 MPG 23 MPG 23 MPG
Cruising Range - City
338.80 mi 356.50 mi 303.60 mi 303.60 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A 26 MPG 26 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Indep Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep. Tri-Link Three-Link Torsion Beam Independent

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- - N/A Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- - N/A N/A
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes N/A
Brake ABS System
- - 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9.9 x 0.7 in 11.7 x 1.0 in N/A N/A
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted Pwr Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
12.1 gal 15.5 gal 13.2 gal 13.2 gal

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
24.4 17.8 15.2 15.2
Steering Type
Manual Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
39.9 ft N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.1 ft 39.4 ft 34.8 ft 34.8 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
4.0 3.46 2.88 2.88

Tires

Front Tire Size
P175/70R14 P215/70SR16 P195/65R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R14 P215/70SR16 P195/65R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R14 T155/90D16 T125/70D16 T125/70D16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs N/A N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 1500 lbs N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 150 lbs N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs N/A N/A N/A

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2271 lbs 3172 lbs 2833 lbs 2833 lbs

Dimensions

Liftover Height
26.6 in N/A N/A N/A
Second Leg Room
32.8 in 36.8 in 35.8 in 35.8 in
Front Hip Room
50.7 in 51.6 in 51.0 in 51.0 in
Second Shoulder Room
53.5 in 55.3 in 52.8 in 52.8 in
Height, Overall
53.8 in 66.4 in 60.8 in 60.8 in
Wheelbase
102.4 in 106.6 in 98.4 in 98.4 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
66.7 in 71.6 in 68.1 in 68.1 in
Front Leg Room
42.5 in 41.2 in 41.4 in 41.4 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Passenger Volume
91.1 ft³ 99.8 ft³ 104.0 ft³ 104.0 ft³
Front Head Room
39.3 in 40.4 in 39.6 in 39.6 in
Front Shoulder Room
54.3 in 55.4 in 53.3 in 53.3 in
Min Ground Clearance
5.7 in 8.0 in 6.3 in 6.3 in
Length, Overall
176.9 in 181.3 in 177.6 in 177.6 in
Track Width, Front
56.8 in 61.0 in 59.1 in 59.1 in
Second Head Room
38.0 in 39.9 in 37.6 in 37.6 in
Trunk Volume
12.1 ft³ N/A 15.5 ft³ 15.5 ft³
Second Hip Room
51.6 in 52.7 in 42.6 in 42.6 in
Track Width, Rear
56.0 in 61.0 in 58.9 in 58.9 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
- 30.8 ft³ - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
- N/A - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
- N/A - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
- N/A - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
- N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
- 63.8 ft³ - -
Rear Door Opening Width
- N/A - -
Rear Door Opening Height
- N/A - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
- N/A - -

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