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Selected Style 2010 Kia Spectra 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 28 34 $11,470 $11,695
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 28 34 $13,330 $13,795
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 27 36 $14,200 $14,695
4-Door Sedan Manual SX 28 34 $13,990 $14,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 27 36 $14,830 $15,795
5-Door HB Manual Rio5 LX 28 34 $13,430 $13,895
5-Door HB Automatic Rio5 LX 27 36 $14,290 $14,795
5-Door HB Manual Rio5 SX 28 34 $14,270 $15,195
5-Door HB Automatic Rio5 SX 27 36 $15,110 $16,095
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$11,470
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$11,695
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$0 / month
$195 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Kia Rio has a little more personality than some other inexpensive small cars, but low safety scores and a lack of refinement hamper its appeal.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) - 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) - 42.8
Passenger Capacity - 5
Front Hip Room (in) - 50.8
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.3
Front Head Room (in) - 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) - 50.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 53.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 92.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 6.1
Length, Overall (in) - 167.3
Height, Overall (in) - 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) - 57.5
Wheelbase (in) - 98.4
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) - 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 11.9
Brakes
Brake ABS System - NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - NA
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 11.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 32.7
Steering Type - Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 4.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size - P175/70R14
Spare Tire Size - Compact
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - P175/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 2365
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
Rear Wheel Material - Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material - Steel
Spare Wheel Material - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) - 14 x 5.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement - 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 110 @ 6000
Engine Type - Gas I4
Fuel System - MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 107 @ 4500
Engine Order Code - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.37
Trans Type - 5
Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.05
Trans Order Code - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.04
Trans Description Cont. - Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.62
Summary
Vehicle Name - Kia Rio
Body Style - 4dr Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear - Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 6.0
 
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