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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 22 $28,592 $30,580
4-Door AWD CXL 15 21 $30,462 $32,580
4-Door LX Manual
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Trim

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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code N79 NA
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P245/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4417 4112
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 277 @ 4800 217 @ 3000
Engine Order Code LL8 NA
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 291 @ 6000 192 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
Transmission
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
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.04
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Kia Sorento
Suspension
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
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
 
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