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Selected Style 4-Door Convenience
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Engine

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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
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
Height, Overall (in) 68.0 68.1
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
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.4 x - TBD -
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 Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P235/70TR16 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P235/70TR16 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4250 217 @ 3000
Engine Order Code 99Z NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 20
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
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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