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Selected Style 4-Door CXL RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD CXL 16 21 $32,258 $35,645
4-Door RWD CXL Plus 16 21 $33,208 $36,695
4-Door AWD CXL 15 21 $34,023 $37,595
4-Door AWD CXL Plus 15 21 $34,973 $38,645
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 17 23 $32,791 $36,400
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg 17 23 $35,131 $39,000
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg RES 17 23 $36,482 $40,500
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg w/Navigation 17 23 $37,112 $41,200
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg RES w/Nav 17 23 $38,462 $42,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,258
$32,791
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,645
$36,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$594 / month
$607 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Special Purpose Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 37.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 38.4
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 61.2
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 61.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 161.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 58.6
Third Leg Room (in) - 29.3
Third Hip Room (in) - 48.5
Third Head Room (in) - 36.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 77.0
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 188.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 68.7
Liftover Height (in) 32.1 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 66.5
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 49.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 81.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 14.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 12.3 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 19.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 38
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code QTM NA
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QTM NA
Spare Tire Order Code N79 NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 4500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 450
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4442 4451
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000 265 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas L6 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 253 @ 3500-5000
Engine Order Code LL8 NA
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.5L/214
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 23
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.531
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 1.889
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.566
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 4.375
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.729
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.05 2.693
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.023
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Acura MDX
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link w/air- Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) suspension w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double A-arm Independent
 
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