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Selected Style 4-Door FWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD Manual 23 29 $15,915 $17,055
4-Door AWD VTi Automatic 21 26 $20,253 $21,720
4-Door FWD Automatic V6 20 28 $21,123 $22,655
4-Door AWD Automatic V6 19 25 $22,666 $24,315
4-Door FWD Automatic 22 27 $19,225 $20,615
4-Door GL FWD 2.0L I4 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD 2.0L I4 Manual GL 22 27 $16,449 $17,499
4-Door FWD 2.0L I4 Automatic GL 22 27 $17,248 $18,349
4-Door FWD 2.7L V6 Automatic GLS 20 26 $18,806 $20,049
4-Door FWD 2.7L V6 Automatic LX 20 26 $19,957 $21,299
4-Door 4WD 2.0L I4 Manual GL 21 26 $17,859 $18,999
4-Door 4WD 2.7L V6 Automatic GLS 19 24 $20,213 $21,549
4-Door 4WD 2.7L V6 Automatic LX 19 24 $21,363 $22,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,915
$16,449
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,055
$17,499
Monthly Payment Estimate
$284 / month
$292 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utililty
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 52.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 102.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 37.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.3
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 56.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 40.3 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 68.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 106.6 103.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 7.7
Length, Overall (in) 181.3 170.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 32.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.8 22.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 52.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 34.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.8 65.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 39.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.3 x 0.39
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 11.0 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.3 15.3
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 T155/90R16
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - N/A
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - N/A
Rear Tire Size P215/70SR16 P215/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - N/A
Front Tire Size P215/70SR16 P215/65R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3207 3240
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 6.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4000 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5400 140 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.06
Trans Order Code MG3 N/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.41 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.64
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn VUE Hyundai Tucson
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Indep Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Three-Link Independent
 
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