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Selected Style AWD 4-Door I4 EX *Ltd Avail*
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Engine

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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 LX 20 26 $23,280 $24,100
2WD 4-Door V6 LX 18 25 $24,827 $25,700
2WD 4-Door I4 EX 20 26 N/A N/A
2WD 4-Door V6 EX 18 25 $28,472 $30,000
2WD 4-Door V6 SX 18 25 $32,929 $35,000
AWD 4-Door I4 LX 19 24 $25,022 $25,900
AWD 4-Door V6 LX 18 24 $26,569 $27,500
AWD 4-Door I4 EX 19 24 N/A N/A
AWD 4-Door V6 EX 18 24 $30,180 $31,800
AWD 4-Door V6 SX 18 24 $34,622 $36,800
2WD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 25 $36,035 $38,300
AWD 4-Door V6 SX Limited 18 24 $37,728 $40,100
2WD 4-Door LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door w/RES & Navi Touring 18 25 $36,258 $39,670
4WD 4-Door LX 17 24 $28,459 $31,120
2WD 4-Door LX 18 25 $27,000 $29,520
2WD 4-Door EX 18 25 $29,052 $31,770
2WD 4-Door EX-L 18 25 $32,016 $35,020
2WD 4-Door w/RES EX-L 18 25 $33,476 $36,620
2WD 4-Door w/Navi EX-L 18 25 $33,840 $37,020
4WD 4-Door EX 17 24 $30,511 $33,370
4WD 4-Door EX-L 17 24 $33,476 $36,620
4WD 4-Door w/RES EX-L 17 24 $34,935 $38,220
4WD 4-Door w/Navi EX-L 17 24 $35,300 $38,620
4WD 4-Door w/RES & Navi Touring 17 24 $37,717 $41,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$27,000
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$29,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$492 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Kia Sorento gets a quick fix for its minor flaws: they brighten the cabin and soften the ride. The 2013 Honda Pilot looks tough and truck-like from the outside, yet inside it's one of the better family haulers.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.9 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.2 153.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3 61.5
Third Leg Room (in) NA 32.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.8
Third Hip Room (in) NA 48.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 62.2
Passenger Capacity 5 8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.4
Third Head Room (in) NA 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) 56.3 58.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 58.9
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 109.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.2 78.5
Track Width, Front (in) 64 67.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.3 7.97
Length, Overall (in) 184.4 191.4
Height, Overall (in) 66.9 71.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.9 67.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 72.5 87.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 36.9 18.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 36.9 47.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 13.1 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 21.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 37.9
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 19.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.69
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - N/A
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60HR18 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/60HR18 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact T165/80D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 1650 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 247 300
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3766 4299
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5 17 x 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.4 L/144 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 191 @ 6300 250 @ 5700
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 181 @ 4250 253 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65 4.312
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.071
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.612
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38 1.888
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.83 1.606
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 0.766
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.64 2.697
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Sorento Honda Pilot
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - 0.9
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - 1.0
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.7 (Est) 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 4 (2012)
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 9.93
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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