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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 22 30 $8,200 $8,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic 25 30 $9,000 $9,770
4-Door Sedan XE Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 27 35 $11,050 $11,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 26 33 $11,755 $12,499
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 27 35 $12,434 $13,599
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 26 33 $13,166 $14,399
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 31 $13,715 $14,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 24 30 $14,446 $15,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,200
$11,050
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$8,895
$11,749
Monthly Payment Estimate
$148 / month
$196 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 33.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.3 88.5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.2 52.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 52.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 52.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 56.4 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 3.9
Length, Overall (in) 165.9 177.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 94.9 99.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 25.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.9 67.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13 11.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.37 x 0.8 11.1 x .87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x - TBD - 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.8 34.7
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R13 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T125/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R13 P185/65R14
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2242 2548
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 96 @ 5800 126 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 98 @ 4500 129 @ 2400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.5L/91.1 1.8L/- TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 27 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 35 (Est)
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.17 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.33
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Rio Nissan Sentra
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 1.41
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.78
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Indep Multi-Link Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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