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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 28 34 $12,060 $12,295
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $14,480 $14,995
4-Door Sedan SX 27 36 $15,110 $16,095
5-Door HB Rio5 LX 27 36 $14,570 $15,095
5-Door HB Rio5 SX 27 36 $15,390 $16,395
4-Door Sedan LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 27 35 $11,486 $11,965
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 27 35 $13,536 $14,100
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 27 35 $14,750 $15,365
5-Door HB LS 27 35 $11,630 $12,115
5-Door HB LT w/1LT 27 35 $13,680 $14,250
5-Door HB LT w/2LT 27 35 $14,750 $15,365
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,060
$11,486
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,295
$11,965
Monthly Payment Estimate
$205 / month
$199 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC Rating
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5.2
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Kia Rio has a perky driving feel and roomy interior, though the lack of refinement, low safety scores, and dated styling limit its appeal. The 2011 Chevrolet Aveo is vastly improved from first glance; we'll reserve final judgement until road-test cars are made available.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 50.0 52.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.2 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 41.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8 51.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 35.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 166.9 169.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 59.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 56.3
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 97.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 67.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.9 12.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.1 x 0.95
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 - 7.8 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 12
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.7 33.0
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.3 3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA Q98
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/60R14
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA Q98
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/60R14
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 2568
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 X 5.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 95
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 107 @ 4500 105 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LXV
Displacement 1.6L/98 1.6L/97.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 6000 108 @ 6400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cylinder
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection SFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 27
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.61 3.55
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.28
Trans Type 5 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.95
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.05 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Rio Chevrolet Aveo
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut McPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.9 6.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
 
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