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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon Manual (SE)
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 31 34 $13,043 $13,730
5-Door Wagon Automatic 31 35 $13,803 $14,530
4-Door Sedan Manual
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Trim

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
$13,043
$9,800
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,730
$10,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$229 / month
$170 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.0 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 45.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 50.6 51.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 31.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.1 88.3
Front Head Room (in) 46.1 39.5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.6 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 48.6 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 45.7 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 64.6 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.3 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 94.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.5 66.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.3 56.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 155.3 166.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 21.2 9.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD - 7.87 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9 9.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 11.9
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.07 3.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 30.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60R15 P175/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/60R15 P175/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2395 2403
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.7 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Engine
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 105 @ 4200 104 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.5L/96 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 108 @ 6000 104 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.42
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 4.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.96 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name Scion xB Kia Rio
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Torsion Bars Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.68 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Semi-Indep
 
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