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Selected Style 4-Door 2WD Manual 2.4L I4
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD Manual 2.4L I4 20 27 $16,426 $17,549
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.4L I4 20 27 $17,175 $18,349
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 20 26 $18,771 $20,099
4-Door 2WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 16 22 $20,078 $21,499
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 18 24 $20,172 $21,599
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.7L V6 LX 20 26 $21,101 $22,619
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 21 $21,479 $22,999
4-Door 2WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 16 22 $21,922 $23,499
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 LX 18 24 $22,500 $24,119
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 21 $23,321 $24,999
VUE FWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
VUE FWD Manual 23 28 $15,226 $16,325
VUE FWD VTi Automatic 22 28 $16,886 $18,110
VUE AWD VTi Automatic 21 26 $18,234 $19,560
VUE FWD Automatic V6 20 26 $19,815 $21,260
VUE AWD Automatic V6 19 25 $21,350 $22,910
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,426
$15,226
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,549
$16,325
Monthly Payment Estimate
$292 / month
$272 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utililty Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.7 99.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 55.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 106.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 177.2 181.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.0 66.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 30.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.5 30.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 77.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 77.7 63.8
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
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.8 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.98 11.7 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 0.39 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 15.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.93 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.9 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 39.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R16 P215/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/70R16 P215/70SR16
Spare Tire Size P225/70R16 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3494 3172
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 6.5 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 68 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/143 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 5500 143 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 3000 152 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Trans w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.02
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.56 4.41
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.92 3.58
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Santa Fe Saturn VUE
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Indep Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 22.9 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Three-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
 
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