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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon Std Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Std 29 36 $13,568 $14,670
4-Door Wagon Automatic Std 28 33 $14,308 $15,470
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 29 36 $14,641 $16,180
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 33 $15,365 $16,980
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD Std 26 31 $15,831 $17,115
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,691 $18,445
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 30 $16,968 $18,750
4-Door Wagon Automatic XRS 26 30 $17,492 $19,330
4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 26 33 $9,260 $9,665
4-Door Sedan Automatic 25 32 $10,090 $10,540
4-Door Wagon Cinco Manual 26 33 $10,670 $11,165
4-Door Wagon Cinco Automatic 25 32 $11,485 $12,040
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,568
$9,260
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,670
$9,665
Monthly Payment Estimate
$245 / month
$161 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 51.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 32.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2 79.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 60.6 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 57.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 94.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 65.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 56.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 171.3 166.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 53.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 21.8 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 9.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - 7.87 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - 10.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 11.9
Steering
Steering Type Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.36 3.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 30.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P175/65TR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P175/65TR14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2679 2403
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Engine
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 126 @ 4200 104 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 104 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.42
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.74
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) 3.94 4.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Matrix Kia Rio
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Semi-Indep
 
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