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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
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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
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
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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 NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 12.4 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
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
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
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
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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