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Selected Style 4-Door GLS FWD 2.7L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 19 25 $20,307 $21,649
4-Door FWD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 23 $20,823 $22,199
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 18 23 $21,808 $23,249
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 23 $22,230 $23,699
4-Door FWD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 23 $23,049 $24,599
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 23 $24,455 $26,099
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
$20,307
$21,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,649
$24,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$361 / month
$405 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utililty Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.7 104.7
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.9
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 40.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 177.2 184.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.0 67.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.5 39.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 53.1 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 35.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 77.7 80.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.4 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.98 11.7 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) 11.2 x 0.39 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 19.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.93 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.9 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/70R16 P225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/70R16 P225/70R16
Spare Tire Size P225/70R16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 270 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2700 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3549 3520
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 1.69
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 100
Engine
Displacement 2.7L/165 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6000 160 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 181 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.72 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 2.20
Trans Order Code N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.32 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Santa Fe Toyota Highlander
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.9 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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