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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 20 $18,010 $18,995
4-Door Automatic LX 16 22 $20,570 $21,700
4-Door Automatic EX 16 22 $22,430 $24,100
4-Door 4WD Manual LX 16 20 $19,785 $20,900
4-Door 4WD Automatic LX 15 20 $22,420 $23,700
4-Door 4WD Automatic EX 15 20 $24,180 $25,995
4-Door 2WD LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD LS 19 25 $19,657 $21,320
4-Door 2WD LT 19 25 $21,238 $23,035
4-Door AWD LS 19 25 $21,477 $23,295
4-Door AWD LT 19 25 $22,736 $24,660
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,010
$19,657
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,995
$21,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$355 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 51.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.8 106.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 40.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.9
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 55.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 40.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.7 112.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 71.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 179.8 188.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 69.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.4 32.2
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 69.4
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.84 x 1.7
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - 11.65 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 16.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.66 3.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 19.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 41.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable power assist
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QKG
Front Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/65R16
Spare Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/65R16
Front Tire Order Code NA QKG
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4149 3660
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.4L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 192 @ 5500 185 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 217 @ 3000 210 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LNJ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 25
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 2.94
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.67 2.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 4.69
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sorento Chevrolet Equinox
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut-type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
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 Trailing arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Control Arms
 
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