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Selected Style 4-Door 4-Cyl (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,831 $24,530
4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,586 $25,380
4-Door V6 19 25 $22,773 $25,590
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $23,077 $25,930
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,530 $26,440
4-Door V6 4WD 18 24 $24,019 $26,990
4-Door V6 Sport 19 25 $24,710 $27,765
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,776 $27,840
4-Door V6 Sport w/3rd Row 19 25 $25,467 $28,615
4-Door V6 4WD Sport 18 24 $26,018 $29,235
4-Door V6 4WD Sport w/3rd Row 18 24 $26,773 $30,085
4-Door V6 Limited w/3rd Row 19 25 $27,108 $30,460
4-Door V6 4WD Limited w/3rd Row 18 24 $28,354 $31,860
4-Door LX Manual
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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
$21,831
$18,200
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,530
$19,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$409 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.7 105.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 58.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.0 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 106.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.9 8.2
Length, Overall (in) 184.6 179.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 67.9 68.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 39.7 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) 80.6 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 -
Brakes
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) 11.6 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD - 12.4 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.2 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 3.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/70R16 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/70R16 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size P225/70R16 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA 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) 3516 4112
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 1.69 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/144 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5700 192 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 217 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.29
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 2.04
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.12 4.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.75
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Highlander Kia Sorento
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Dual-Link Five-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson w/Coil Springs
 
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