Compare 2009 GMC Envoy vs 2009 Kia Borrego vs 2009 Kia Sorento

2009 GMC Envoy
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2009 Kia Borrego
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2009 Kia Sorento
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2WD 4-Door Denali
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Envoy 2WD 4-Door Denali 14 20 $34,160 $36,535
Envoy 2WD 4-Door SLE 15 21 $28,634 $30,625
Envoy 2WD 4-Door SLT 15 21 $31,303 $33,480
Envoy 4WD 4-Door Denali 14 20 $36,156 $38,670
Envoy 4WD 4-Door SLE 14 20 $30,630 $32,760
Envoy 4WD 4-Door SLT 14 20 $33,300 $35,615
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2WD 4-Door V6 EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Borrego 2WD 4-Door V6 EX 17 21 $25,800 $27,995
Borrego 2WD 4-Door V6 LX 17 21 $24,640 $26,245
Borrego 2WD 4-Door V8 EX 15 22 $28,570 $30,995
Borrego 2WD 4-Door V8 Limited 15 22 $35,020 $37,995
Borrego 4WD 4-Door V6 EX 16 21 $27,650 $29,995
Borrego 4WD 4-Door V6 LX 16 21 $26,570 $28,295
Borrego 4WD 4-Door V8 EX 15 20 $30,410 $32,995
Borrego 4WD 4-Door V8 LX 15 20 $29,100 $30,995
Borrego 4WD 4-Door V8 Limited 15 20 $36,860 $39,995
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2WD 4-Door EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sorento 2WD 4-Door EX 15 21 $23,600 $25,345
Sorento 2WD 4-Door LX 16 22 $21,480 $22,645
Sorento 2WD 4-Door LX Base 16 22 $20,530 $21,545
Sorento 4WD 4-Door EX 15 20 $25,350 $27,245
Sorento 4WD 4-Door LX 15 22 $23,330 $24,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,160
$25,800
$23,600
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,535
$27,995
$25,345
Monthly Payment Estimate
$609 / month
$467 / month
$422 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
7.8
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 GMC Envoy is only somewhat suited to hauling passengers from point A to point B. But if you tow frequently, the Envoy might still make sense. The 2009 Kia Borrego isn’t the type of vehicle that’s especially popular or fashionable at this time, but it’s a home run against the competition. A price that’s much less than the competition is the strongest appeal of the 2009 Kia Sorento, which boasts good towing capacity and all-weather traction but doesn’t stack up to modern crossovers in other ways.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 17 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate - -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 59.1 58.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.7 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 57.1 55.3
Passenger Capacity
5 7 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.0 37.4 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 40.0 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
58.1 56.1 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 60.2 58.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 39.0 39.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.7 -
Third Leg Room (in)
- 32.9 -
Third Hip Room (in)
- 44.9 -
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.0 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 156.8 137.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - - -
Height, Overall (in)
71.9 71.3 71.3
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - - -
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 114.0 106.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.0 - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 75.4 74.2
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA - -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - - -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.1 - -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
191.6 - -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA - -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 64.6 62.2
Track Width, Front (in)
- 64.2 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.5 8.2
Length, Overall (in)
- 192.1 180.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.1 - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 12.4 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
NA - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
39.6 - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
39.7 - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.7 - TBD - 31.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
46.1 - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
70.0 - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.78 12.8 x - TBD - 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.1 12.9 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA - -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22 20.6 21.1
Fuel Tank Location
NA - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA - -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA - -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
20.4 - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.4 - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 36.5 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD - - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.5 3.70
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - -
Spare Tire Size
P245/65R17 NA P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
QZD NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1723 - -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZTM NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - -
Rear Tire Size
P245/60R18 P245/70R17 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1673 - -
Rear Tire Order Code
QZD NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - -
Front Tire Size
P245/60R18 P245/70R17 P245/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6100 5000 1653
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
915 500 165
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000 1653
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2307 - -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11000 - -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3400 - -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2024 - -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6001 - -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2950 - -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4248 4083
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - NA Full-size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA - -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
145 - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
321 @ 4000 267 @ 4400 260 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LH6 NA NA
Displacement
5.3L/327 3.8L/231 3.8L/231
Engine Oil Cooler
NA - -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5300 276 @ 6000 262 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 17 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 21 21
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA - -
Trans Power Take Off
NA - -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA - TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 - TBD - 3.83
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - TBD - 1.52
Trans Type
4 5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA - -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive 2 Wheel Drive 2 Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA - TBD - 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA Sportmatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 - TBD - 2.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 - TBD - 2.37
Trans Order Code
M30 NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- - TBD - 3.33
Summary
Body Code
NA - -
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
GMC Envoy Kia Borrego Kia Sorento
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3100 - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 - -
Axle Type - Front
Independent - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2950 - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil Multi-link 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.94 - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA - -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3400 - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating - -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3200 - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder - -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA - -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 - -

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