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Selected Style 4-Door LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door LX 15 20 $18,895 $19,995
4-Door 4WD LX 15 18 $20,655 $21,900
4-Door EX 15 20 $21,235 $22,900
4-Door 4WD EX 15 18 $22,900 $24,700
4-Door Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 14 19 $24,719 $27,010
4-Door 4WD Sport 14 18 $26,641 $29,130
4-Door SLT 14 19 $28,386 $31,130
4-Door 4WD SLT 14 18 $30,308 $33,250
4-Door SLT Plus 14 19 $30,793 $33,835
4-Door 4WD SLT Plus 14 18 $32,906 $36,170
4-Door 4WD R/T 12 17 $35,358 $38,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,895
$24,719
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,995
$27,010
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 40.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 57.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 57.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 179.8 193.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 70.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 61.9
Wheelbase (in) 106.7 116.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 9.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.4 51.3
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) 66.4 88.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - 11.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA Rear Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 25
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.66 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.5
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/70HR16 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size P245/70HR16 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/70HR16 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 4700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 470
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4057 4357
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 14.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 600
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 217 @ 3000 290 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA EVA
Displacement 3.5L/214 4.7L/287
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 192 @ 5500 230 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 14
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.48 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.80 3.00
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.67 Upshift/1.50 Kickdown
Trans Order Code NA DGQ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.67 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Kia Sorento Dodge Durango
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Five-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 41
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 33
 
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