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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Base LX 16 22 $20,000 $20,995
2WD 4-Door LX 16 22 $21,045 $22,195
2WD 4-Door EX 15 21 $22,620 $24,295
4WD 4-Door LX 15 22 $22,895 $24,195
4WD 4-Door EX 15 20 $24,370 $26,195
2WD 4-Door Base 16 22 $19,715 $20,695
2WD 4-Door SXT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SXT 14 19 $25,098 $27,335
2WD 4-Door SLT 14 19 $28,062 $30,665
2WD 4-Door Adventurer 14 19 $29,775 $32,590
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $32,699 $35,875
4WD 4-Door SXT 13 17 $28,072 $30,615
4WD 4-Door SLT 13 17 $31,036 $33,945
4WD 4-Door Adventurer 13 17 $31,806 $34,810
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 17 $34,730 $38,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,715
$25,098
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,695
$27,335
Monthly Payment Estimate
$345 / month
$456 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Kia Sorento has good towing capacity and all-weather handling, but it lacks the features, the performance and the carlike characteristics of more modern SUVs and crossovers. If you plan to tow, a 2008 Dodge Durango with a V-8 will work nearly as well as a Tahoe or Expedition, at a lower price.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 59.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 58.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 137.5 108.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 37.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.8
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0 57.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 59.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 39.2
Third Head Room (in) - 39.2
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 59.6
Third Leg Room (in) - 34.4
Third Hip Room (in) - 48.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 74.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.7 119.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 39.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 76.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 64.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 180.7 200.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 20.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 48.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.7 68.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - 102.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - 13.8 x .87
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 - 13.2 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 27
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.68 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 18.86
Tires
Spare Tire Size P245/70R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA TY8
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA TY8
Front Tire Size P245/70R16 P245/70R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 385
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3850
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4068 4625
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 16.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 228 @ 4500 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA EKG
Displacement 3.3L/204 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 242 @ 6000 210 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System NA SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 14
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 2 Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.61 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA DGV
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.92
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Kia Sorento Dodge Durango
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Torsion Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
 
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