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Selected Style 4-Door FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD 19 26 $24,235 $26,780
4-Door AWD 18 24 $27,122 $29,970
4-Door 4-Cyl (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,607 $24,280
4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,365 $25,130
4-Door V6 19 25 $22,551 $25,340
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $22,853 $25,680
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,307 $26,190
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,553 $27,590
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row Limited 19 25 $26,858 $30,180
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row Limited 18 24 $28,104 $31,580
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,235
$21,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,780
$24,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$446 / month
$405 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 61.1 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 57.9
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 40.5 40.7
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 61.1 55.1
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 39.0 36.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 145.7 104.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 186.5 184.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.9 67.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 54.5 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) 108.9 80.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 18.1 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.4 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.2 11.7 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 19.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QKY NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R17 P225/70R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code QKY NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R17 P225/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4096 3520
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 1.69
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LA1 NA
Displacement 3.4L/204 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5200 160 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.385 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.568 2.20
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.921 3.94
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.41
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Buick Rendezvous Toyota Highlander
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) short/long arm MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut- Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) type w/coil springs MacPherson
 
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