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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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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 (SE)
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,200
$18,795
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$8,895
$19,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$148 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 52 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 45 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 52.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 50.7
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 35.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.3 88.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.2 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 165.9 169.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.3
Wheelbase (in) 94.9 100.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.9 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 56.4 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13 11.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr Regenerative
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x - TBD - 7.9 x 1.2
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.37 x 0.8 10 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 11.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.8 31.5
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9 4.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 15.75
Tires
Front Tire Size P175/70R13 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R13 P175/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2242 2765
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 8.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 272
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 6.5
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 98 @ 4500 82 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.5L/91.1 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 96 @ 5800 70 @ 4500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 45
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 52
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.27 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.17 3.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 NA
Trans Type 5 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Rio Toyota Prius
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - .79
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Indep Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - .83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30.2
 
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