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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 V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,530 $26,440
4-Door V6 Limited w/3rd Row 19 25 $27,108 $30,460
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $23,077 $25,930
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,776 $27,840
4-Door V6 4WD Limited w/3rd Row 18 24 $28,354 $31,860
4-Door V6 Sport 19 25 $24,710 $27,765
4-Door V6 Sport w/3rd Row 19 25 $25,467 $28,615
4-Door V6 4WD 18 24 $24,019 $26,990
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 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
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
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.7 105.8
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 106.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 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 -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.2 21.1
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3516 4112
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
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
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
Displacement 2.4L/144 3.5L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 20
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.29
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Highlander Kia Sorento
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
 
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