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Vehicle 2012 Volkswagen Routan SEL Premium 2008 Kia Sedona LX LWB
General
Body Style Minivan,VAN Minivan,VAN
EPA Classification MINIVAN2 MINIVAN2
Turbo N N
Drive Train
City MPG 17 16
Combined MPG 20 23
Displacement (CC) 3604 3778
Driveline FWD FWD
Final Drive Ratio 3.16 3.33
Fuel Capacity (gal) 20.5 21.1
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
Fuel Type FFV Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax $0 $0
Highway MPG 25 18
Horsepower @ RPM 283@6350 250@6000
PowerToWeightRatio 16.5 17.5
RPM @ Peak Horsepower 6350 6000
Standard Transmission 6 Speed Automatic 5 Speed Automatic
Torque @ RPM 260@4400 253@3500
Transmission Speeds 6 5
Transmission Type A A
Type of Engine 3.6L V6 3.8L V6
Valves 24 24
Exterior
Crash Test Rating n/a 5*/5*
Curb weight (lbs) 4683 4387
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Maximum 6050 5898
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Standard 6050 5898
Overall Height (in) 68.9 69.3
Overall Length (in) 202.5 202.0
Overall Width (in) 76.9 78.1
Wheelbase (in) 121.2 118.9
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 32.7 n/a
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 37.2 40.9
Headroom rear (in) 39.2 39.8
Hip room front (in) 57.0 59.2
Hip room rear (in) 64.8 65.9
Leg room front (in) 40.6 41.7
Leg room rear (in) 36.3 40.9
Passenger Volume 163 n/a
Seating Capacity - Maximum 7 7
Seating capacity - Standard 7 7
Shoulder room front (in) 63.0 63.2
Shoulder room rear (in) 64.7 65.3
Third seat head room (in) 37.9 38.3
Third seat hip room (in) 48.7 50.1
Third seat leg room (in) 31.8 34.0
Third seat shoulder room (in) 62.0 60.5
Suspension
Front suspension IND Ind
Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 6.6
Rear Suspension Semi Ind
Track Front 65.0 66.3
Track Rear 64.8 66.3
Towing
Tow Capacity (Maximum) 3600 1000
Tow Capacity Standard 3600 1000
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left 38.0 39.6
Steering Diameter Right 38.0 39.6
Warranty
Powertrain Miles 60000 100000
Powertrain Time (Months) 60 120
Rust Miles 100000 100000
Rust Time (Months) 60 60
Warranty - Basic Miles 36000 60000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) 36 60






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