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Selected Style 4-Door I4 Manual FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door I4 Manual FWD 23 29 $16,052 $17,390
4-Door I4 Automatic FWD 22 27 $17,299 $18,745
4-Door V6 Automatic FWD 20 28 $19,732 $21,390
4-Door V6 Automatic AWD 19 25 $21,260 $23,050
4-Door LX Manual
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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
$16,052
$18,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,390
$19,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$290 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 105.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 58.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 40.3 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 8.2
Length, Overall (in) 181.3 179.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 68.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.6 106.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.8 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) 63.8 66.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA 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 -
Brakes
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 NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16 21.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 3.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code XKN NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code XKN NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3207 4112
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5400 192 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4000 217 @ 3000
Engine Order Code L61 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 3.5L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.04
Trans Order Code MG3 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.41 4.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.75
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn VUE Kia Sorento
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Indep Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Three-Link Five-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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