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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 2WD LTD 33 28 $33,944 $37,890
4-Door 4WD 31 27 $30,814 $34,430
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 Leg Room (in) 37.1 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 40.1
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
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 53.3
Third Leg Room (in) - 30.2
Third Hip Room (in) - 39.9
Third Head Room (in) - 36.3
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 71.9
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 39.7
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 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 -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 17.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 2.9
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P225/65R17
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 - TBD -
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4417 4070
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 291 @ 6000 208 @ 5600
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 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 28
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Toyota Highlander Hybrid
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double A-Arm Coil Springs
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
 
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