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Selected Style 4-Door CXL RWD
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Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD CXL 16 21 $30,575 $33,785
4-Door AWD CXL 15 20 $32,227 $35,610
LX AT
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Transmission

Features

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AT LX 17 22 $24,787 $27,550
AT EX 17 22 $27,096 $30,120
AT EX-L 17 22 $29,073 $32,320
AT EX-L with RES 17 22 $30,421 $33,820
AT EX-L with NAVI 17 22 $30,871 $34,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,575
$24,787
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,785
$27,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$563 / month
$459 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Third Head Room (in) - 38.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 59.7
Third Leg Room (in) - 30.2
Third Hip Room (in) - 49.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 20.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 38.0
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QTM NA
Spare Tire Order Code N79 NA
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code QTM NA
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/70SR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 450
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4442 4414
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 6.5
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 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 250 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LL8 NA
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000 255 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas L6 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
Transmission
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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.0 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.58
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
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 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Honda Pilot
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link w/air- Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) suspension w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double A-arm Independent Strut
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
 
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