Compare 2006 Buick Rainier vs 2006 Kia Sorento

2006 Buick Rainier
2006 Kia Sorento
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4-Door RWD CXL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD CXL 16 22 $28,592 $30,580
4-Door AWD CXL 15 21 $30,462 $32,580
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4-Door Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual LX 16 20 $18,200 $19,195
4-Door 4WD Manual LX 16 20 $20,630 $21,795
4-Door Automatic LX 16 22 $21,420 $22,595
4-Door 4WD Automatic LX 15 20 $23,270 $24,595
4-Door Automatic EX 16 22 $23,270 $24,995
4-Door 4WD Automatic EX 15 20 $25,020 $26,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,592
$18,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,580
$19,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$510 / month
$320 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 105.8
Second Leg Room (in)
37.1 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
58.1 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 58.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 58.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 106.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 73.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.0 8.2
Length, Overall (in)
193.4 179.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
74.5 68.1
Liftover Height (in)
32.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 31.4
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 66.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
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 NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.78 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22 21.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.8 3.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 36.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
N79 NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
QTM NA
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size
P245/65R17 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
QTM NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
400 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5700 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4417 4112
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 120
Engine
Displacement
4.2L/256 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
291 @ 6000 192 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
277 @ 4800 217 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
LL8 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 20
Transmission
Trans Type
4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.04
Trans Order Code
M30 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 4.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.75
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.29
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Rainier Kia Sorento
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double A-Arm w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.81 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-link Five-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Load-Leveling w/Coil Springs

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