Specs

Research 2003 Kia Rio specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4dr Sedan Manual

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type Pwr

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.2

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80

Engine

Fuel System MPFI
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 104 @ 5800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 104 @ 4700

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0
Track Width, Front (in) 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.9
Length, Overall (in) 166.9
Wheelbase (in) 94.9
Height, Overall (in) 56.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.1
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Steering Type Rack & Pinion
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.8

Summary

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

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
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)
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Indep

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P175/65TR14
Rear Tire Size P175/65TR14
Spare Tire Size

Trailering

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

Transmission

Seventh 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 -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.27
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Vehicle

EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403

Wheels

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