Specs

Research 1997 Kia Sportage specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4dr Manual

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.31 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.84 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 55.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Engine

Displacement 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 56.7
Track Width, Front (in) 56.7
Height, Overall (in) 65.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1
Length, Overall (in) 159.3
Wheelbase (in) 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 44.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 50.4
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 125.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.6

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.54
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Steering Type Variable Pwr Recirculating Ball
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8

Summary

Vehicle Name Kia Sportage
Vehicle Name Kia Sportage
Body Style 4 Door

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Bar Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size P205/75R15
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15
Front Tire Size P205/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 5-Speed
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain 2 Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.78
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00

Vehicle

EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3170

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -

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