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Kia Borrego Information Page

Kia Borrego - The midsize SUV heralded for an impressive combination of luxury and ruggedness.


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Introducing the 2009 Kia Borrego

It's here. The mid-size SUV with high-quality craftmanship and diligent attention to detail that you'd expect in a luxury SUV, but at an affordable price.

The Borrego rewards you with contemporary styling, exceptional performance and a long list of premium features matched with excellent fuel efficiency and state-of-the art safety engineering. Borrego is not just new--it's a new kind of luxury.

Plus, the Borrego includes an unbeatable 10-year/100,000-mile warranty, so you can take to the road with peace of mind.

2008 KIA BORREGO SPECIFICATIONS

ENGINE 3.8L V6 4.6L V8
Type 6-cylinder, aluminum blocks and heads 8-cylinder, aluminum block & heads
Valve gear DOHC, four valves/cylinder DOHC, four valves/cylinder
Displacement 3,778cc 4,627cc
Compression ratio 10.4:1 10.4:1
Horsepower (SAE net) 276 hp @ 6,000 rpm 337 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque (SAE net) 267 lb.-ft. @ 4,400 rpm 323 lb.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm
Transmission Electronically controlled
5-speed automatic, overdrive
Electronically controlled
6-speed automatic, overdrive
4WD System Full-time, Torque-On-Demand®¹
(optional)
Full-time, Torque-On-Demand®¹
(optional)

DIMENSIONS ALL MODELS
Wheelbase 114.0 in.
Track (front/rear) Track (front/rear: 17-in. tire)
Track (front/rear) Track (front/rear: 18-in. tire)
64.2 in./64.6 in.
63.6 in./64.0 in.
Length, Width, Height 192.1 in.. L / 75.4 in. W / 71.3 in. H
Ground clearance 8.5 in.
Approach angle 27.3 degrees
Departure angle 22.5 degrees
Headroom (front)
(middle/rear)
40.0 in.
39.0 in / 38.0 in.

Shoulder room (front)
(middle/rear)

60.2 in.
59.1 in./55.7 in.
Legroom (front)
(middle/rear)
41.7 in.
37.4 in./32.9 in.
Hip room (front)
(middle/rear)
57.1 in.
56.1 in./44.9 in.
Passenger volume 156.80 cu. ft.
Cargo volume 12.4 cu. ft.

CURB WEIGHT 3.8L V6 4.6L V8
  2WD 4WD 2WD 4WD
5-speed automatic 4,248lbs. 4,460lbs. -- --
6-speed automatic -- -- 4,405lbs. 4,621 lbs.

CAPACITIES 3.8L V6 4.6L V8
  2WD 4WD 2WD 4WD
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs. 5,000 lbs. 7,500 lbs. 7,500 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity (gallons) 20.6 20.6 20.6 20.6

BODY & CHASSIS
Layout Front engine, 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive
Body type Chassis frame with 8 crossmembers
Front suspension Double-wishbone, coil spring with shock absorber & stabilizer bar
Rear suspension Multi-link, coil spring with damper and stabilizer bar
Steering type Rack-and-pinion, power-assisted
Turns, lock-to-lock 3.5 (power-assisted)
Turning circle, curb-to-curb 36.48 ft.

BRAKES
Type Dual-diagonal, split-circuit, power-assisted braking system with EBD
Front 12.9 in. vented discs
Rear 12.8 in. solid discs

TIRES
Tires P245/70R17
P265/60R18 (optional)

EPA FUEL ECONOMY 3.8L V6 4.6L V8
  2WD 4WD 2WD 4WD
(Estimated City / Highway MPG) 17/21 16/21 15/22 15/20
Fuel Requirement       Regular

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¹ Torque-On-Demand is a registered trademark of Borg-Warner Automotive, Inc.

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