Compare 2011 Saab 9-4X vs 2011 Kia Sorento

2011 Saab 9-4X
2011 Kia Sorento
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FWD 4-Door 3.0i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 3.0i 18 25 $32,211 $33,380
AWD 4-Door XWD 3.0i 17 23 $34,619 $35,875
FWD 4-Door 3.0i Premium 18 25 $35,573 $37,250
AWD 4-Door XWD 3.0i Premium 17 23 $38,433 $40,245
AWD 4-Door XWD Aero 15 22 $45,849 $48,010
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2WD 4-Door I4 Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door I4 Base 20 27 $20,480 $21,195
2WD 4-Door I4 LX 21 29 $22,025 $22,795
AWD 4-Door I4 LX 21 27 $23,665 $24,495
2WD 4-Door I4 EX 21 29 $23,885 $25,195
2WD 4-Door V6 LX 20 26 $24,730 $25,595
AWD 4-Door I4 EX 21 27 $25,495 $26,895
AWD 4-Door V6 LX 19 25 $26,370 $27,295
2WD 4-Door V6 EX 20 26 $26,155 $27,595
AWD 4-Door V6 EX 19 25 $27,770 $29,295
2WD 4-Door V6 SX 20 26 $30,420 $32,395
AWD 4-Door V6 SX 19 25 $32,015 $34,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,211
$20,480
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,380
$21,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$556 / month
$353 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Kia Sorento takes a right turn in its transition from off-roader to all-weather wagon: It’s sized right, timed right, and packaged right.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.3
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 59.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 142.5
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
110.5 106.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.9 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.0 74.2
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
190.1 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.9 -
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 67.3
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 63.8
Track Width, Front (in)
- 63.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
- 183.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.2 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.2 72.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x - TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 35.7
Steering Type
Pwr Hydraulic Assisted Rack & Pinion Hydraulic Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.4
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P235/65HR18 P235/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P235/65HR18 P235/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
525 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2125 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5544 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2125 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3763
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 2.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6950 175 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection NA
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
223 @ 5100 169 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 2.4L/144
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- TBD - 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 (Est) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 (Est) 20
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 1.93
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.28
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.90
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 3.77
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.70
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.03
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-4X Kia Sorento
Body Code
110.5" WB -
Body Style
Sport Utility 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- TBD - -
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Linked H-Arm Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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