Research 2021 Kia Rio specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.



Brake Type Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.7


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 410
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 4.9


Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4
Engine Order Code
Displacement 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 112 @ 4500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 6300
Fuel System MPI

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 101.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2
Track Width, Front (in) 60
Height, Overall (in) 57.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9
Length, Overall (in) 172.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9

Interior Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.9
Passenger Capacity 5


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 33
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41


Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5


Vehicle Name Kia Rio
Body Style Sedan


Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Strut


Front Tire Size P185/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P185/65TR15


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.68 - 0.39
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD
Trans Type 1
Trans Order Code


EPA Classification Compact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2767


Front Wheel Size (in) 15 X 5.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel