Specs

Research 2012 Kia Rio specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

LX 4dr Sedan Man LX

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.9
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.4

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.7

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.7

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6300
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.6L/97
Fuel System Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 123 @ 4850

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7
Length, Overall (in) 171.9
Wheelbase (in) 101.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.4

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5
Front Head Room (in) 40.0
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5
Steering Type Electric Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5

Summary

Body Style Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Rio

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -

Tires

Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P185/65R15
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size

Trailering

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

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.83
Clutch Size (in) 8.2
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.70

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 15 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) 15 x 5.5