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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 2WD (GS)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD 33 28 $29,561 $33,030
4-Door 4WD 31 27 $30,814 $34,430
4-Door 2WD LTD 33 28 $33,944 $37,890
4-Door 4WD LTD 31 27 $35,198 $39,290
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,592
$29,561
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,580
$33,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$510 / month
$551 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 33 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 57.9
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 131.8
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 40.1
Third Leg Room (in) - 30.2
Third Hip Room (in) - 39.9
Third Head Room (in) - 36.3
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 185.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 68.3
Liftover Height (in) 32.1 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 71.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 80.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 10.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 39.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 12.6 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 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QTM NA
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P225/65R17
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 P225/65R17
Front Tire Order Code QTM NA
Spare Tire Order Code N79 NA
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P225/65R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4417 4070
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas/Electric V6
Fuel System SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 277 @ 4800 212 @ 4400
Engine Order Code LL8 NA
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.3L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 291 @ 6000 208 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 33
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 NA
Trans Order Code M30 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD CVT Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Type 4 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Toyota Highlander Hybrid
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 NA
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link Dual Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Load-Leveling Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.42 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double A-Arm Coil Springs
 
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