Midsize SUV (over 106-IN WB)
Acura-Kia
Vehicle Acura MDX BMW X3 BMW X5
Base price $40,910 $38,775 $46,675
Wheelbase, in 108.3 110.1 115.5
Engine 3.7L DOHC V-6 3.0L DOHC I-6 3.0L DOHC I-6
Opt engines     4.8L V-8 $9000
Horsepower, SAE 300 260 260 (350)
Torque, SAE 275 225 225 (350)
Airbags Dual, head, side Dual, head, side Dual, head, side
Brakes, f/r Disc/disc, 4WAL Disc/disc, 4WAL Disc/disc, 4WAL
Tires 255/55HR18 235/55R17 225/55R18
Fuel cap, gal 21 17.7 22.5
EPA fuel econ, city/hwy 15/20 17/24 15/21 (14/19)
Max pass 7 5 5
Base curb weight, lb 4539 4012 4982
GVWR, lb 5900 5104 6008
Max cargo cap, cu ft 83.5 71 69
Max towing cap, lb 5000 3500 6000
Vehicle Chevrolet Equinox Chevy/GMC TrailBlazer /Envoy Ford Explorer
Base price $22,995 $26,313/$27,850 $26,510
Wheelbase, in 112.5 113 113.7
Engine 3.4L OHV V-6 4.2L SOHC I-6 4.0L SOHC V-6
Opt engines 3.6L V-6 $5000 5.3L V-8 $1250 4.6L V-8 $1285
Horsepower, SAE 185 (264) 285 (300) 210 (292)
Torque, SAE 210 (250) 276 (321) 254 (300)
Airbags Dual Dual, head Dual, head, side
Brakes, f/r Disc/disc, 4WAL Disc/disc, 4WAL Disc/disc, 2WAL
Tires 235/65R16 245/65R16 235/70R16
Fuel cap, gal 20 22 22.5
EPA fuel econ, city/hwy 17/24 (16/24) 14/20 (14/20) 14/20 (13/20)
Max pass 5 5 7
Base curb weight, lb 3660 4356 4436
GVWR, lb 5070 6001 5720
Max cargo cap, cu ft 68.6 80.1 85.8
Max towing cap, lb 3000 6800 7300
Vehicle Honda Pilot Hummer H3 Hyundai Santa Fe
Base price $28,230 $21,690 $30,750
Wheelbase, in 106.3 111.9 106.3
Engine 3.5L SOHC V-6 3.7L DOHC I-5 2.7L DOHC V-6
Opt engines   5.3L V-8 $9000 3.3L V-6 $2900
Horsepower, SAE 244 242 (300) 185 (242)
Torque, SAE 240 242 (320) 183 (226)
Airbags Dual, head, side Dual, head, side Dual, head, side
Brakes, f/r Disc/disc, 4WAL Disc/disc, 4WAL Disc/disc, 4WAL
Tires 235/70R16 265/75R16 235/70R16
Fuel cap, gal 20.4 23 19.8
EPA fuel econ, city/hwy 16/22 13/18 (13/16) 18/24(17/24)
Max pass 8 5 5
Base curb weight, lb 4264 4700 3727
GVWR, lb 5500 6001 5556
Max cargo cap, cu ft 87.6 56.4 78.2
Max towing cap, lb 4500 6000 2000
Vehicle Hyundai Veracruz Isuzu Ascender Jeep Commander
Base price $27,595 $27,844 $28,110
Wheelbase, in 110.4 113 109.5
Engine 3.8L DOHC V-6 4.2L SOHC I-6 3.7L OHV V-6
Opt engines     4.7L V-8 $9000,
Opt engines     5.7L V-8 $13000
Horsepower, SAE 260 285 210 (305, 330)
Torque, SAE 257 276 235 (334, 375)
Airbags Dual, head Dual Dual, head, side
Brakes, f/r Disc/disc, 4WAL Disc/disc, 4WAL Disc/disc, 4WAL
Tires 235/65R17 245/65R17 245/65R17
Fuel cap, gal 20.6 21.7 21.1
EPA fuel econ, city/hwy 16/23 14/20 14/19 (14/19, 13/19)
Max pass 7 5 7
Base curb weight, lb 4417 4417/4790 4643
GVWR, lb 5908 5750 6500
Max cargo cap, cu ft 86.8 80.1 68.5
Max towing cap, lb 3500 5800 7400
Vehicle Jeep Grand Cherokee (Under $35K) Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Kia Sorento
Base price $29,215 $21,240 $21,695
Wheelbase, in 109.5 116 106.7
Engine 3.7L OHV V-6 3.8L SOHC V-6 3.3L DOHC V-6
Opt engines 3.0L TD V-6 $2585   3.8L V-6 $3300
Opt engines 4.7L V-8 $930,    
Opt engines 5.7L V-8 $645,    
Opt engines 6.1L V-8 $11,000    
Horsepower, SAE 210 (215, 305, 330, 420) 202 242 (262)
Torque, SAE 235 (376, 334, 375, 420) 237 228 (260)
Airbags Dual, head. side Dual Dual, head, side, knee
Brakes, f/r Disc/disc, 4WAL Disc/disc, 4WAL Disc/disc, 4WAL
Tires 245/65R17 225/75R16 245/70R16
Fuel cap, gal 21.1 18.6 21.1
EPA fuel econ, city/hwy 15/20 (18/22, 14/19, 13/18, 11/14) 16/21 16/22 (15/20)
Max pass 5 5 5
Base curb weight, lb 4400 3976 4068
GVWR, lb 6150 5500 5644
Max cargo cap, cu ft 67.4 82 31.7
Max towing cap, lb 7400 3500 3500