Compare 2010 Kia Spectra vs 2010 Kia Rio

2010 Kia Spectra
2010 Kia Rio
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2010 Kia Spectra
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4-Door Sedan Manual
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
5-Door HB Manual Rio5 LX 28 34 $13,430 $13,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 27 36 $14,200 $14,695
5-Door HB Automatic Rio5 LX 27 36 $14,290 $14,795
4-Door Sedan Manual SX 28 34 $13,990 $14,895
5-Door HB Manual Rio5 SX 28 34 $14,270 $15,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 27 36 $14,830 $15,795
5-Door HB Automatic Rio5 SX 27 36 $15,110 $16,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$11,470
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$11,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$195 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
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
City
N/A mpg 28 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.2
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
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
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
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 - Hwy (MPG)
34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD -
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
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0

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