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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 32 35 $10,350 $10,770
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 35 $12,045 $12,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 38 $12,855 $13,545
5-Door HB Rio5 Manual SX 32 35 $13,045 $13,750
5-Door HB Rio5 Automatic SX 29 38 $13,850 $14,595
4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $13,151 $14,065
5-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $13,525 $14,465
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $13,993 $14,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $13,993 $14,965
5-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $14,367 $15,365
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $14,367 $15,365
5-Door Sedan Manual GT 27 34 $14,259 $15,415
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited 24 32 $14,722 $15,915
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV Limited 24 32 $14,722 $15,915
5-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 32 $15,092 $16,315
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GT 24 32 $15,092 $16,315
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,350
$13,151
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,770
$14,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$180 / month
$234 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 35.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.2 95.4
Second Hip Room (in) 50.0 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 43.2
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8 53.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 166.9 178.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 102.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.9 13.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.9 - 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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD - - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.3 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.7 32.5
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2365 2784
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 75
Engine
Displacement 1.6L/98 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 6000 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 107 @ 4500 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.37
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.62 3.62
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Rio Hyundai Elantra
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Indep Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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