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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 Leg Room (in) 36.3 32.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2 79.1
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 51.6
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 60.6 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 57.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 94.9
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
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
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 11.9
Steering
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
Steering Type Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P175/65TR14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P175/65TR14
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2679 2403
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 104 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 126 @ 4200 104 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 33
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.42
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Matrix Kia Rio
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4dr Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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