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Selected Style FWD 4-Door Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Sport 21 29 $23,728 $24,700
FWD 4-Door 2.0T Sport 20 27 $26,536 $27,950
FWD 4-Door 2.0T Sport w/Saddle Int 20 27 $26,536 $27,950
AWD 4-Door Sport 20 26 $25,390 $26,450
AWD 4-Door 2.0T Sport 19 24 $28,182 $29,700
AWD 4-Door 2.0T Sport w/Saddle Int 19 24 $28,182 $29,700
FWD 4-Door GLS 18 25 $27,269 $28,600
AWD 4-Door GLS 18 24 $28,913 $30,350
FWD 4-Door Limited 18 25 $31,396 $33,350
FWD 4-Door Limited w/Saddle Int 18 25 $31,396 $33,350
AWD 4-Door Limited w/Saddle Int 18 24 $33,022 $35,100
AWD 4-Door Limited 18 24 $33,022 $35,100
AWD 4-Door I4 EX *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 LX 20 26 $23,280 $24,100
2WD 4-Door V6 LX 18 25 $24,827 $25,700
2WD 4-Door I4 EX 20 26 N/A N/A
2WD 4-Door V6 EX 18 25 $28,472 $30,000
2WD 4-Door V6 SX 18 25 $32,929 $35,000
AWD 4-Door I4 LX 19 24 $25,022 $25,900
AWD 4-Door V6 LX 18 24 $26,569 $27,500
AWD 4-Door I4 EX 19 24 N/A N/A
AWD 4-Door V6 EX 18 24 $30,180 $31,800
AWD 4-Door V6 SX 18 24 $34,622 $36,800
2WD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 25 $36,035 $38,300
AWD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 24 $37,728 $40,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,728
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,700
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$412 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe splits its identity in two: the three-row ute goes V-6 only, while the five-passenger Sport leans on turbo power, a flexible second-row seat and a cushy ride to make its best case ever. The 2014 Kia Sorento gets a quick fix for its minor flaws: they brighten the cabin and soften the ride.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 56.3
Second Leg Room (in) 39.4 38.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.0 107.2
Second Hip Room (in) 55.4 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.4 59.3
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 39.2
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 66.1 66.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.7 63.9
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.0 74.2
Track Width, Front (in) 64.3 64
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.3 7.3
Length, Overall (in) 184.6 184.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 36.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 35.4 36.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71.5 72.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.4 11.9
Brake Type Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.1 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.95 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.03 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size T165/90R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R17 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/65R17 P235/60HR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1650
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 247
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 1650
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3459 3766
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 2.7 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 181 @ 4250 181 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 6300 191 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.385 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.826 2.83
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.648 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.386 1.39
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.772 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.639 4.64
Clutch Size (in) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.841 1.84
Trans Type 6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style Crossover Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Hyundai Santa Fe Kia Sorento
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.8 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0 -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.7 8.7 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 -
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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