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4dr Sedan Manual


Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.37 x 0.8
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -


SAE Net Torque @ RPM 98 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.5L/91.1
Fuel System MPFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 96 @ 5800

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 94.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.9
Length, Overall (in) 165.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.4


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Type Rack & Pinion


Vehicle Name Kia Rio
Body Style 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Rio


Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Indep
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -


Rear Tire Size P175/70R13
Front Tire Size P175/65R14
Front Tire Size P175/70R13
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.27
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.17
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -


EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2242


Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0

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