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Selected Style FWD 4-Door Express
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Express 19 26 $21,885 $22,245
FWD 4-Door Mainstreet 17 25 $23,464 $24,445
FWD 4-Door R/T 17 25 $27,144 $28,445
FWD 4-Door Crew 17 25 $27,144 $28,445
FWD 4-Door LUX 17 25 $30,364 $31,945
AWD 4-Door Mainstreet 16 24 $25,028 $26,145
AWD 4-Door R/T 16 24 $28,708 $30,145
AWD 4-Door Crew 16 24 $28,708 $30,145
AWD 4-Door LUX 16 24 $31,928 $33,645
2WD 4-Door I4 Base
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Engine

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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 Base 20 27 $20,480 $21,195
2WD 4-Door I4 LX 21 29 $22,025 $22,795
2WD 4-Door I4 EX 21 29 $23,885 $25,195
2WD 4-Door V6 EX 20 26 $26,155 $27,595
AWD 4-Door I4 LX 21 27 $23,665 $24,495
AWD 4-Door I4 EX 21 27 $25,495 $26,895
AWD 4-Door V6 EX 19 25 $27,770 $29,295
2WD 4-Door V6 LX 20 26 $24,730 $25,595
AWD 4-Door V6 LX 19 25 $26,370 $27,295
2WD 4-Door V6 SX 20 26 $30,420 $32,395
AWD 4-Door V6 SX 19 25 $32,015 $34,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,885
$20,480
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,245
$21,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$371 / month
$353 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Dodge Journey is a crossover wagon for seven, not a Le Mans intender; it's well-suited for a practical family journey. The 2011 Kia Sorento takes a right turn in its transition from off-roader to all-weather wagon: It’s sized right, timed right, and packaged right.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 41.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8 56.3
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.6 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 59.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.6 142.5
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 39.2
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 7.5
Length, Overall (in) 192.4 183.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.6 67.3
Liftover Height (in) 30.8 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 63.8
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 74.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 63.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 67.6 72.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 39.6 37.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.5 11.9 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) 11.9 x 1.1 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.5 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Hydraulic Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.5 35.7
Tires
Front Tire Order Code TRD NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R16 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code TRD NA
Front Tire Size P225/70R16 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 165
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3793 3763
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 2.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 169 @ 3750
Engine Order Code ED3 NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 173 @ 6000 175 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.93
Trans Order Code DFF NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.28 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.90
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.77
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.70
Trans Type 4 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door
Vehicle Name Dodge Journey Kia Sorento
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.5 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating
 
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