Compare 2006 Pontiac Torrent vs 2006 Kia Sorento

2006 Pontiac Torrent
2006 Kia Sorento
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FWD 4-Door
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4-Door Manual LX
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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 -
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.4 - TBD -
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 -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/65R16 P245/70R16
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3660 4112
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 7
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
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
Fuel System
EFI MPFI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 16
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.18 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.04
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Pontiac Torrent Kia Sorento
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Five-link
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 -

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