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Selected Style 4-Door LX Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual LX 16 19 $17,990 $18,995
4-Door Automatic LX 16 19 $19,625 $20,750
4-Door Automatic EX 16 19 $21,385 $23,050
4-Door AWD Manual LX 15 19 $19,660 $20,800
4-Door 4WD Automatic LX 15 20 $21,380 $22,650
4-Door 4WD Automatic EX 15 20 $23,050 $24,850
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,391 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS 19 25 $18,929 $20,400
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS 18 23 $20,431 $22,050
4-Door 103" WB XLT 19 25 $20,981 $22,655
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT 18 23 $22,482 $24,305
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $22,764 $24,615
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $24,243 $26,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,990
$17,391
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,995
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$312 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.0 133.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 56.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 69.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 60
Wheelbase (in) 106.7 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 61
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 7.8
Length, Overall (in) 179.8 173
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 41.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.4 33.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.4 69.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 40.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - 10.9 x .5
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.66 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size P245/70HR16 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70HR16 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/70HR16 P225/70R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4112 3019
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 550
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 217 @ 3000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99B
Displacement 3.5L/214 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 192 @ 5500 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 2.06
Trans Order Code NA 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.67 4.59
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.48 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.67
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sorento Ford Escape
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Five-link Multi-link
 
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