Compare 2013 Scion xD vs 2013 Kia Rio

2013 Scion xD
2013 Kia Rio
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5-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $14,957 $15,745
5-Door HB Automatic 27 33 $15,717 $16,545
5-Door HB Manual 10 Series 27 33 $17,248 $18,155
5-Door HB Automatic 10 Series 27 33 $18,008 $18,955
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4-Door Sedan Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 29 37 $13,340 $13,600
5-Door HB Manual LX 29 37 $13,530 $13,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 28 36 $14,200 $14,700
5-Door HB Automatic LX 28 36 $14,400 $14,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 28 36 $15,730 $16,500
5-Door HB Automatic EX 28 36 $15,930 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 28 36 $16,870 $17,700
5-Door HB Automatic SX 28 36 $17,070 $17,900
5-Door HB Manual SX 29 37 $17,070 $17,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,957
$13,340
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,745
$13,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$262 / month
$227 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Packed with value, the 2013 Scion xd isn't quite as much fun to drive as it looks. The 2013 Kia Rio is no longer an also-ran--it's a tough contender in a class filled with efficient, good-looking, smartly priced subcompacts.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.7 52.100
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 43.800
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.1 52.100
Second Leg Room (in)
33.9 31.100
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 40.000
Second Hip Room (in)
50.1 51.200
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.9 53.100
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.5 88.400
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.600
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 60.000
Wheelbase (in)
96.9 101.200
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 67.700
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 59.900
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 5.500
Length, Overall (in)
154.7 171.900
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 57.300
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.5 13.700
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.300 x 0.400
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 10.100 x 0.900
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.1 11.400
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.56 2.800
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 15.500
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 33.500
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R16 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R16 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R16 NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2625 2403
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.3 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4400 123 @ 4850
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
128 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 37
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.700
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.040
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.830
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.030
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.770
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.760
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.200
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.280
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.890
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Wagon Sedan
Vehicle Name
Scion xD Kia Rio
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.98 0.790
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 5.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 -
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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