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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 4-Cyl (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,607 $24,280
4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,365 $25,130
4-Door V6 19 25 $22,551 $25,340
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,307 $26,190
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row Limited 19 25 $26,858 $30,180
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $22,853 $25,680
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,553 $27,590
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row Limited 18 24 $28,104 $31,580
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,915
$21,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,055
$24,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$284 / month
$405 / 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 Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 104.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 57.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 40.3 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 106.6 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 181.3 184.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.8 39.7
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) 63.8 80.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
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 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.3 19.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70SR16 P225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P215/70SR16 P225/70R16
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3207 3520
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
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 Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 1.69
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5400 160 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.41
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.20
Trans Order Code MG3 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.41 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.94
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn VUE Toyota Highlander
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Indep Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Three-Link Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson
 
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