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Selected Style 4-Door I4 Manual FWD
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Drivetrain

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
FWD 4-Door
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 19 24 $19,944 $21,400
AWD 4-Door 18 23 $21,627 $23,205
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,052
$19,944
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,390
$21,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$290 / month
$357 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 40.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.9
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 55.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 40.3 40.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 51.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 106.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 71.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 181.3 188.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 69.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.6 112.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.8 35.2
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 68.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.0 11.7 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.8 x 1.7 9.8 x 1.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16 16
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.46 3.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 19.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 41.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P235/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code XKN QKG
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P235/65R16
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code XKN QKG
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3207 3660
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 143 @ 5400 185 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4000 210 @ 3800
Engine Order Code L61 LNJ
Displacement 2.2L/134 3.4L/209
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 24
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.94
Trans Order Code MG3 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.41 2.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.30
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 4.69
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.92
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn VUE Pontiac Torrent
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Strut-type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Three-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Indep Strut Independent
 
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