Compare 2003 Kia Rio vs 2003 Ford Focus

2003 Kia Rio
2003 Ford Focus
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 26 33 $9,260 $9,665
4-Door Sedan Automatic 25 32 $10,090 $10,540
4-Door Wagon Cinco Manual 26 33 $10,670 $11,165
4-Door Wagon Cinco Automatic 25 32 $11,485 $12,040
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3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base 26 34 $12,035 $12,820
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $12,339 $13,150
4-Door Sedan LX Premium 27 36 $13,116 $13,995
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 26 34 $13,409 $14,315
4-Door Sedan SE 27 36 $13,875 $14,820
4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 27 36 $14,192 $15,165
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Pwr Premium 26 34 $14,228 $15,205
4-Door Sedan w/Zetec SE Comfort 26 34 $14,427 $15,420
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Base 26 34 $14,523 $15,525
4-Door Sedan ZTS 26 34 $14,721 $15,740
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Comfort 26 34 $14,937 $15,975
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Premium 26 34 $15,627 $16,725
4-Door Wagon SE 25 31 $16,137 $17,280
4-Door Wagon ZTW 25 31 $16,455 $17,625
3-Door Coupe SVT 22 28 $17,339 $18,585
5-Door Sedan HB SVT 22 28 $17,799 $19,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,260
$12,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,665
$12,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$161 / month
$214 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 49.4
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
79.1 93.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
94.9 103.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
65.9 66.9
Track Width, Front (in)
56.4 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
166.9 168.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 56.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.2 18.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x - TBD - - TBD -
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
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 34.3
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/65TR14 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65TR14 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2403 2551
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
104 @ 4700 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6L/98 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
104 @ 5800 130 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.281
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 .756
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.926
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 .951
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.154
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Rio Ford Focus
Body Style
4dr Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Indep SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam NA

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