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Selected Style FWD 4-Door
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 19 24 $19,944 $21,400
AWD 4-Door 18 23 $21,627 $23,205
4-Door LX Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Drivetrain

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
$19,944
$18,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,400
$19,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$357 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.4 105.8
Second Leg Room (in) 40.2 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.3 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 58.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 39.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.3 68.1
Liftover Height (in) 28.6 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 112.5 106.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.4 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 8.2
Length, Overall (in) 188.8 179.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 35.2 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) 68.6 66.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA N/A
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.8 x 1.7 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.0 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 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.8 36.4
Steering Type Variable pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.4 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code QKG NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R16 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code QKG NA
Front Tire Size P235/65R16 P245/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 525 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3660 4112
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 3800 217 @ 3000
Engine Order Code LNJ NA
Displacement 3.4L/209 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5200 192 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.69 3.75
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.18 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.94 2.04
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.70 4.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Torrent 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) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut-type 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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