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Selected Style 4-Door Convenience
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Body Style

Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Convenience 22 26 $19,965 $21,380
4-Door Luxury 20 24 $21,700 $23,285
4-Door Premier 20 24 $23,292 $25,035
4-Door 4WD Convenience 21 24 $21,558 $23,130
4-Door 4WD Luxury 19 23 $23,292 $25,035
4-Door 4WD Premier 19 23 $24,885 $26,785
4-Door 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $27,190 $29,225
4-Door LX Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual LX 16 20 $18,200 $19,195
4-Door 4WD Manual LX 16 20 $20,630 $21,795
4-Door Automatic LX 16 22 $21,420 $22,595
4-Door 4WD Automatic LX 15 20 $23,270 $24,595
4-Door Automatic EX 16 22 $23,270 $24,995
4-Door 4WD Automatic EX 15 20 $25,020 $26,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,965
$18,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,380
$19,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$356 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.5 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.6 105.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 58.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 68.0 68.1
Liftover Height (in) 30.2 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 106.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 8.2
Length, Overall (in) 174.3 179.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.3 31.4
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) 62.8 66.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P235/70TR16 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P235/70TR16 P245/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3282 4112
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4250 217 @ 3000
Engine Order Code 99Z NA
Displacement 2.3L/140 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5800 192 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.29
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.04
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.23 4.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.89 3.75
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Mariner Kia Sorento
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Five-link
 
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