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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
3-Door HB Manual GL *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Manual GL 28 34 $9,899 $9,985
3-Door HB Manual GS 28 34 $12,388 $12,695
3-Door HB Automatic GS 27 36 $13,343 $13,695
3-Door HB Manual SE 28 34 $14,918 $15,345
3-Door HB Automatic SE 27 36 $15,682 $16,145
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 34 $13,343 $13,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 27 36 $14,298 $14,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,060
$9,899
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,295
$9,985
Monthly Payment Estimate
$205 / month
$166 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC Rating
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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 Hyundai Accent, while a cheap and thoroughly adequate commuter car, lacks the sophistication and design flair seen in many other newer models its size.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 50.0 49.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.2 92.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8 50.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 166.9 159.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 98.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 15.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
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 Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD - 8 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 11.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.7 33.1
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.3 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P175/70R14
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P175/70R14
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2365 - TBD -
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 X 5.0 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 5.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 107 @ 4500 106 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/98 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 6000 110 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.05 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.61 3.62
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Rio Hyundai Accent
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 3 Door HB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.9 6.2
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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