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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SULEV 1.8
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SULEV 1.8 28 35 $12,335 $12,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 1.8 28 35 $12,335 $12,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SULEV 1.8 28 34 $13,100 $13,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 1.8 28 34 $13,100 $13,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SULEV 1.8 S 28 35 $13,858 $14,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 1.8 S 28 35 $13,858 $14,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SULEV 1.8 S 28 34 $14,602 $15,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 1.8 S 28 34 $14,602 $15,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LEV SE-R 23 28 $16,555 $17,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LEV SE-R Spec V 23 29 $16,741 $18,000
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 25 31 $9,800 $10,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic 24 31 $10,660 $11,095
4-Door Wagon Manual Cinco 25 31 $11,225 $11,700
4-Door Wagon Automatic Cinco 24 31 $12,045 $12,725
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,335
$9,800
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,900
$10,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$215 / month
$170 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.3 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.5 53.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 51.6
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 31.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.5 88.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 56.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 6.0
Length, Overall (in)
177.5 166.9
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 56.5
Wheelbase (in)
99.8 94.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.3 66.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.6 9.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.12 x 0.87 9.0 x - 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
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - 7.87 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.48 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 30.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 3.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60HR15 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size
Temporary NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60HR15 P175/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2513 2403
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Temporary NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.1 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
126 @ 6000 104 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 2400 104 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.6L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 31
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.21 3.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.18 4.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.30
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Sentra Kia Rio
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Beam Semi-Indep
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut

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