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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 Manual (SE)
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 24 30 $17,641 $19,050
4-Door Automatic 24 29 $18,615 $20,100
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 27 $18,651 $20,450
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 27 $19,608 $21,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,010
$17,641
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,995
$19,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$318 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 32.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 41.3
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0 46.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 54.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 65.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.7 98.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 179.8 166.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 29.2
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 68.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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 - 10.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 14.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.66 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size P245/70R16 P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/70R16 P215/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4149 2897
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 6.66
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 217 @ 3000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 192 @ 5500 161 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.83
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.67 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sorento Toyota RAV4
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.78
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.90
Suspension Type - Rear Five-link Double-Wishbone
 
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