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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 Laredo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Laredo 15 21 $24,347 $26,480
4-Door Limited 15 21 $28,735 $31,410
4-Door 4WD Laredo 15 20 $26,136 $28,450
4-Door 4WD Limited 15 20 $30,933 $33,840
4-Door 4WD Overland 14 19 $35,076 $38,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,895
$24,347
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,995
$26,480
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$441 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.0 95.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 58.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 59.5
Wheelbase (in) 106.7 105.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 72.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 179.8 181.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 70.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.4 39.0
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 72.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - 12.0 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - 12.0 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 20.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.66 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/70HR16 P225/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70HR16 P225/75R16
Spare Tire Size P245/70HR16 P225/75R16
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4057 3784
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 14.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 625
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 136
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/214 4.0L/242
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 192 @ 5500 195 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System MPFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 217 @ 3000 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA ERH
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.54
Trans Order Code NA DGK
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.67 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.48 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.80 2.74
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sorento Jeep Grand Cherokee
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Five-link 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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