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Selected Style 4-Door Sport Manual
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Features

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Sport 23 28 $20,981 $22,495
4-Door Automatic Sport 21 28 $21,711 $23,295
4-Door Manual Turbo 19 25 $22,886 $24,595
4-Door Automatic Turbo 18 23 $23,797 $25,595
4-Door Automatic Turbo w/Leather Pkg 18 23 $25,522 $27,495
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
$20,981
$18,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,495
$19,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$375 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 39.5
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 55.3
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.5 105.8
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 58.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 193.3 179.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.1 68.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 106.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 8.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 39.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 31.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 49.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - 66.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.39 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.94 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60HR16 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size 145/80R16 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR16 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3480 4112
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 217 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 192 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 4.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.75
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.04
Trans Order Code NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Subaru Baja Kia Sorento
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear HD Raised Five-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front HD Raised Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
 
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