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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 30 36 $13,744 $14,860
4-Door Wagon Automatic STD 28 34 $14,484 $15,660
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD STD 26 31 $16,088 $17,395
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 30 36 $14,786 $16,340
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 34 $15,537 $17,170
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,954 $18,735
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $17,058 $18,850
4-Door Sedan Manual
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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
$13,744
$9,800
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,860
$10,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$248 / month
$170 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 51.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 31.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 118.0 88.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 56.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 171.3 166.9
Height, Overall (in) 61.6 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 94.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 66.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 9.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - 9.0 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 -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 30.8
Steering Type Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P175/65R14
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2675 2403
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Front 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 Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 104 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4200 104 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.6L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 31
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.78
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 0.97
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
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Matrix Kia Rio
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4dr Sedan
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
 
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