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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
4WD LX Automatic
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Transmission

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Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD Automatic LX 17 22 $24,382 $27,100
4WD Automatic EX 17 22 $26,512 $29,470
4WD Automatic w/Leather EX 17 22 $27,770 $30,870
4WD Automatic w/Leather/DVD EX 17 22 $29,118 $32,370
4WD Automatic w/Leather/Nav EX 17 22 $29,568 $32,870
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,258
$24,382
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,645
$27,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$594 / month
$452 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Special Purpose Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 37.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 41.9
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 61.6
Passenger Capacity 5 8
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 40.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 61.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 57.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 176.9
Third Leg Room (in) - 30.2
Third Hip Room (in) - 49.0
Third Head Room (in) - 38.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 59.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 77.3
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 188.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 70.6
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 - 48.7
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 90.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 16.3
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 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
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 38.0
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code QTM NA
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 Compact
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 4387
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 8.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000 240 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas L6 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 242 @ 4500
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 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.52
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 1.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.55
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 4.43
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.05 2.56
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.02
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Honda Pilot
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link w/air- Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) suspension w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double A-arm Independent Strut
 
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