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2003 Kia Sorento LX

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EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7.0 in
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 7.0 in
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7.0 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Displacement 3.5L/214
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 217 @ 3000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 192 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 20 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Cruising Range - City 316.50 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 15 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 422.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.48
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.80
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Five-link
Brake ABS System Not Available
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.4 x -TBD- in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake Type Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.8 x -TBD- in
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 21.1 gal
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 36.4 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.66
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Rear Tire Size P245/70HR16
Front Tire Size P245/70HR16
Spare Tire Size P245/70HR16
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 3500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 350 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity N/A lbs
Curb Weight - Front N/A lbs
Curb Weight - Rear N/A lbs
Curb Weight N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 4057 lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
Cargo Box (Area) Height N/A in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings N/A in
Track Width, Rear 62.2 in
Front Head Room 39.7 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Min Ground Clearance 8.2 in
Second Head Room 39.5 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 N/A in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 66.4 ft³
Second Shoulder Room 58.4 in
Second Hip Room 58.0 in
Second Leg Room 36.1 in
Length, Overall 179.8 in
Height, Overall 68.1 in
Track Width, Front 62.2 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 Not Available in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 73.3 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 31.4 ft³
Wheelbase 106.7 in
Rear Door Opening Height N/A in
Front Hip Room 55.3 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 N/A in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Rear Door Opening Width N/A in
Front Leg Room 42.6 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 107.0 ft³
Front Shoulder Room 58.9 in
Pwr door locks-inc: two-turn entry system Standard
Dome lights w/fade-out feature Standard
City 15/hwy 20 (3.5L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
LEV certified (3.5L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Center console-inc: armrest, dual storage, (2) front/(2) rear cup holders Standard
Coin holder Standard
Warning lights-inc: low fuel, low washer fluid Standard
Digital clock Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Overhead console-inc: sunglass storage, map lights, garage door opener pocket Standard
(4) floor-mounted cargo hooks Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
Black mesh grille insert w/chrome surround Standard
120 amp alternator Standard
3.5L (214) DOHC MPFI 24-valve V6 engine Standard
8-way driver seat manual adjustment Standard
Air conditioning Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
60/40 split flat folding rear seat-inc: folding armrest, removable headrests Standard
Rear cargo cover Standard
(5) 16" x 7.0" styled steel wheels Standard
Fixed upper & lower anchors for child safety seats (LATCH) Standard
Body-color bumpers Standard
Rear heater ducts Standard
First aid kit Standard
Steering wheel mounted cruise control Standard
Pwr windows-inc: auto-down driver window Standard
4-wheel pwr vented disc brakes Standard
Rear window intermittent wiper/washer Standard
70 amp/hr (600 CCA) battery w/battery saver Standard
High-mounted stop lamp Standard
12-volt pwr outlets-inc: (2) front, (1) 2nd row, (1) cargo area Standard
Lockable glove box w/upper map pocket Standard
Side-impact protection Standard
Engine-speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Driver & front passenger airbags Standard
21.1 gallon fuel tank Standard
Dual horn Standard
Trailer hitch wiring harness Standard
Cargo lamp w/on-off switch Standard
(2) front/(2) rear assist grips Standard
Black pwr heated mirrors Standard
Dash-mounted illuminated ignition switch Standard
Front skid plate Standard
Front/rear side curtain airbags Standard
Double wishbone front suspension w/coil springs/damper Standard
Tilt steering column Standard
4-speed automatic transmission w/OD Standard
Front windshield de-icer Standard
In-door courtesy lighting Standard
AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: (8) speakers Standard
Tinted rear privacy glass Standard
Fuel cut-off system Standard
Tachometer Standard
Double raschel cloth seat/door trim Standard
Reclining front bucket seats-inc: driver-side manual lumbar adjustment Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
3-point seat belts at all positions-inc: front force limiters & pretensioners Standard
Split-hatch tailgate-inc: flip open glass, interior release Standard
Multi-reflector headlamps Standard
Rear child safety door locks Standard
LCD odometer-inc: (2) trip meters Standard
P245/70HR16 all-season SBR tires Standard
Rear window defogger Standard
Five-link rear suspension w/coil springs/damper Standard
Height-adjustable front seat belt anchors Standard
Front/rear tow hooks Standard
Rear roof-mounted garment hooks Standard
2-speed variable intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Driver-side footrest Standard
Storage-inc: slide-out drawer, under-seat bin, rear quarter bin w/first aid kit, under rear cargo floor compartments Standard

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