Research 2011 Kia Rio specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Base 4dr Sedan Base


Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Brake ABS System

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7


Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.6L/98
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 107 @ 4500
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 6000
Engine Order Code

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 98.4
Length, Overall (in) 166.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 50.8
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.2
Second Hip Room (in) 50.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.6


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28


Steering Type Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.7


Vehicle Name Kia Rio
Body Style 4 Door Sedan


Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
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 - Front MacPherson Strut


Rear Tire Size P175/70R14
Front Tire Size P175/70R14
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact


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


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.61
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.05
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.54
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83


EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2365


Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 X 5.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material Steel