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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 25 31 $9,800 $10,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic 24 31 $10,660 $11,095
4-Door Wagon Manual Cinco 25 31 $11,225 $11,700
4-Door Wagon Automatic Cinco 24 31 $12,045 $12,725
4-Door Sedan CE Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 41 $12,744 $13,780
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 30 38 $13,484 $14,580
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 41 $13,416 $14,825
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 41 $13,563 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 30 38 $14,140 $15,625
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,287 $15,790
4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 26 34 $15,886 $17,555
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,800
$12,744
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,195
$13,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$170 / month
$230 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.5 46.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 31.0 35.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.3 90.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 166.9 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 94.9 102.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 24.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 56.3 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.2 13.6
Brakes
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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x - TBD - 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.0 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.8 36.1
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size NA T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P185/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403 2505
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 550
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 104 @ 4700 125 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/97 1.8L/108
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 104 @ 5800 130 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 41
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.17 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.17
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Rio Toyota Corolla
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Indep MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Torsion Bars
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
 
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