Compare 2003 Toyota Matrix vs 2003 Kia Rio

2003 Toyota Matrix
2003 Kia Rio
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4-Door Wagon Manual Std
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
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4-Door Sedan Manual
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 51.6
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
60.6 56.7
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
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
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 Order Code
NA NA
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
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
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 80
Engine
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
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
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
Vehicle Name
Toyota Matrix Kia Rio
Body Style
5 Door Wagon 4dr Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Torsion Beam

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