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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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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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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual DX 26 34 $14,228 $15,800
Automatic DX 24 33 $14,947 $16,600
Manual LX 26 34 $17,238 $19,200
Manual w/Side Airbags LX 26 34 $17,508 $19,450
Automatic LX 24 33 $18,002 $20,000
Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 24 33 $18,227 $20,250
Automatic V6 LX 21 30 $20,698 $23,000
Automatic V6 ULEV LX 21 30 $20,698 $23,000
Manual EX 26 34 $19,440 $21,600
Automatic EX 24 33 $20,159 $22,400
Manual w/Leather EX 26 34 $20,608 $22,900
Automatic w/Leather EX 24 33 $21,327 $23,700
Manual w/Leather/Navi EX 26 34 $22,405 $24,900
Automatic w/Leather/Navi EX 24 33 $23,124 $25,700
Automatic V6 w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,214 $25,800
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,214 $25,800
Automatic V6 w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,012 $27,800
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,012 $27,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,260
$14,228
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,665
$15,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$161 / month
$263 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.1 102.7
Second Hip Room (in) 53.5 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 94.9 107.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.9 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 56.4 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 166.9 189.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 57.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.2 14.0
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
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 - 11.1 x - TBD -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 17.1
Steering
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.8 36.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65TR14 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65TR14 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403 2989
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 104 @ 4700 161 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/98 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 104 @ 5800 160 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.267
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.147
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.659
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.769
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.389
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 0.872
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Rio Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Indep Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam NA
 
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