1996 Sport Specs

Nov. 01, 2005 By ORC STAFF
Vehicle type Four-door,hard-top
Vehicle class Sport / utility
Powertrain layout Front engine,four-wheel drive
Body structure Body with chassis frame
Body material Steel
Seating capacity Four
Front MacPherson strut, coil springs,
stabilizer bar
Rear Rigid axle with trailing arms
and wishbone, coil springs
Type Power-assisted recirculating ball
Ratio 19.4:1
Turning diameter, curb-to-curb 36.1 ft. (11.0 m)
Turning radius 18 ft. (5.5 m)
Number of wheel turns
(power, stop to stop)
Type Power-assisted hydraulic
(Four-wheel anti-lock brakes standard)
Front Ventilated disc
Rear Drum
Parking brake Lever-hand operated
Wheels and Tires
Wheel Type JX Styled steel
  JLX Aluminum alloy
Wheel size 1 6x6.5 in.
Tire type All-season, steel-belted radial
Tire size P215/65R16
Spare size Full-size
Front hubs  
JX Manual
JLX Automatic
Restraint System
Airbags Driver and front passenger
Safety belts Front and rear lap / shoulder belts
Fuel Economy
EPA Estimates - Manual  
City 23 MPG
Highway 25 MPG
EPA Estimates - Automatic  
City 21 MPG
Highway 24 MPG
Estimated highway range (5 speed manual) 463 miles
Type 1.8-liter, four-cylinder, in-line
16-valve DOHC
Block material Aluminum
Bore x Stroke 3.31 in. x 3.27 in. (84 mm x 83 mm)
Displacement 112.0 cu. in. (1.8 L)
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Induction system Electronic multi-point fuel injection
Horsepower (SAE net) 120 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque (SAE net) 114 lb.-ft. @ 3500 rpm
Manual Transmission
Type Five-speed, all synchromesh
Clutch Dry, single disc, diaphragm spring
Gear ratios  
1st 3.652
2nd 1.947
3rd 1.379
4th 1.000
5th 0.795
Reverse 3.670
Transfer gear ratios  
Low (4WD) 1.816
High 1.000
Differential ratio 5.125
Automatic Transmission
Type Four-speed automatic with overdrive
Torque Converter Lock-up
Gear ratios  
1st 2.826
2nd 1.493
3rd 1.000
4th 0.730
Reverse 2.703
Transfer gear ratios  
Low (4WD) 1.816
High 1.000
Differential ratio 5.125
Capacities / Calculated Data
Engine oil 5.3 U.S. qt. (5.0 L)
Fuel tank 18.5 U.S. gal. (70 L)
Engine coolant 6.9 U.S. qt. (6.5 L)
Towing 1,500 lb.
Transmission oil  
Manual (4WD) 1.6 U.S. qt. (1.5 L)
Automatic transmission fluid 6.5 U.S. qt. (6.9 L)
Differential gear oil  
Front 1.1 U.S. qt. (1.0L)
Rear 2.3 U.S. qt. (2.2 L)
Transfer gear box oil 1.8 U.S. qt. (1.7 L)
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase 97.6 in. (2480 mm)
Tread width  
Front 57.3 in. (1455 mm)
Rear 57.1 in. (1450 mm)
Overall Length 162.4 in. (4125 mm)
Overall Width (Body) 66.7 in. (1695 mm)
Overall Height 66.3 in. (1685 mm)
Minimum ground clearance 7.7 in. (196 mm)
Curb Weight  
Manual 2,917 lb. (1323 kg)
Automatic 2,950 lb. (1338 kg)
Gross Vehicle Wt. Rating 3,682 lb. (1670 kg)
Gross Axle Wt. Rating  
Front 1,764 lb. (800 kg)
Rear 2,116 lb. (960kg)
Approach Angle 31°
Departure Angle 31°
Interior Dimensions
EPA interior volume index 130.7 cu. ft.
EPA cargo volume index (rear seats folded) 45 cu. ft.
Rear cargo  
Length 38.2 in.
Width 50.2 in.
Height 40.6 in.
Front 40.6 in.
Rear 38.6 in.
Front 42.1 in.
Rear 32.7 in.
Shoulder room  
Front 50.3 in.
Rear 50.2 in.

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