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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door SXT
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SXT 18 24 $18,179 $19,350
2WD 4-Door SLT 18 24 $21,282 $22,760
4WD 4-Door SXT 18 24 $19,714 $21,010
4WD 4-Door R/T 17 23 $22,817 $24,420
2WD 4-Door R/T 18 24 $21,282 $22,760
4WD 4-Door SLT 17 23 $22,817 $24,420
2WD 4-Door LX Base
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Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Base LX 17 23 $19,050 $19,995
2WD 4-Door LX 17 23 $21,420 $22,595
2WD 4-Door EX 17 23 $22,620 $24,295
4WD 4-Door LX 17 22 $23,270 $24,595
4WD 4-Door EX 17 22 $24,370 $26,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,179
$19,050
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,350
$19,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8 55.3
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 105.8
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 58.9
Second Head Room (in) 40.8 39.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 58.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 108.8 106.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.2
Length, Overall (in) 178.9 180.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.9 68.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.1 31.7
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) 65.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.44 x 0.47 12.4 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) 19.5 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.42 3.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.36 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Rear Tire Size P225/75R16 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code TRY NA
Front Tire Size P225/75R16 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code TRY NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3931 4083
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000 260 @ 4500
Engine Order Code EKG NA
Displacement 3.7L/226 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200 262 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.46 3.83
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.25 1.52
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 2 Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.06 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.61 2.37
Trans Order Code DEH NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.72 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Dodge Nitro Kia Sorento
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs 5-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle Independent
 
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