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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
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
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
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.3 68.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.4 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16 21.1
Steering
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 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.8 36.4
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code QKG NA
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 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
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 3800 217 @ 3000
Engine Order Code LNJ NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 20
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.69 3.75
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Torrent 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) - 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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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