Compare 2009 Kia Sorento vs 2009 GMC Envoy

2009 Kia Sorento
2009 GMC Envoy
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2WD 4-Door LX Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door LX Base 16 22 $20,530 $21,545
2WD 4-Door LX 16 22 $21,480 $22,645
4WD 4-Door LX 15 22 $23,330 $24,645
2WD 4-Door EX 15 21 $23,600 $25,345
4WD 4-Door EX 15 20 $25,350 $27,245
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2WD 4-Door SLE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SLE 15 21 $28,634 $30,625
4WD 4-Door SLE 14 20 $30,630 $32,760
2WD 4-Door SLT 15 21 $31,303 $33,480
4WD 4-Door SLT 14 20 $33,300 $35,615
2WD 4-Door Denali 14 20 $34,160 $36,535
4WD 4-Door Denali 14 20 $36,156 $38,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,530
$28,634
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,545
$30,625
Monthly Payment Estimate
$359 / month
$510 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
A price that’s much less than the competition is the strongest appeal of the 2009 Kia Sorento, which boasts good towing capacity and all-weather traction but doesn’t stack up to modern crossovers in other ways. The 2009 GMC Envoy is only somewhat suited to hauling passengers from point A to point B. But if you tow frequently, the Envoy might still make sense.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 58.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 55.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
137.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 37.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
58.0 58.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 58.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 39.6
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in)
68.1 71.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
106.7 113.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 74.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
180.7 -
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 32.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 191.6
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 46.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 39.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31.7 43.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 39.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 70.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - 80.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x - TBD - 12.8 x 0.78
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 - 12.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 22
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 36.4
Steering Type
Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.70 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 20.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 20.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P245/70R16 P235/75R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA QTM
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZNF
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R16 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QTM
Front Tire Size
P245/70R16 P245/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1793
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1793
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 795
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1653 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4068 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2024
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 5550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2950
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2307
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 10000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3200
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 13.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
228 @ 4500 276 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LL8
Displacement
3.3L/204 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
242 @ 6000 285 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System
NA SFI
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.06
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Sportmatic NA
Drivetrain
2 Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Sorento GMC Envoy
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Body Code
- NA
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 46
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Coil
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3200
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.42
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2950
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 3

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