Compare 2008 Honda Fit vs 2008 Kia Rio

2008 Honda Fit
2008 Kia Rio
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5-Door HB Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fit 5-Door HB Automatic 27 34 $14,235 $14,750
Fit 5-Door HB Automatic Sport 27 33 $15,502 $16,070
Fit 5-Door HB Manual 28 34 $13,467 $13,950
Fit 5-Door HB Manual Sport 28 34 $14,734 $15,270
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4-Door Sedan Automatic LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rio 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 38 $12,970 $13,665
Rio 4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 29 38 $13,730 $14,465
Rio 4-Door Sedan Manual 32 35 $10,465 $10,890
Rio 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 35 $12,160 $12,815
Rio 4-Door Sedan Manual SX 32 35 $12,915 $13,615
Rio 5-Door HB Automatic Rio5 LX 25 35 $13,060 $13,765
Rio 5-Door HB Automatic Rio5 SX 25 35 $13,965 $14,715
Rio 5-Door HB Manual Rio5 LX 27 32 $12,250 $12,915
Rio 5-Door HB Manual Rio5 SX 27 32 $13,160 $13,870
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,235
$12,970
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,750
$13,665
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$228 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Honda Fit is one of the smallest cars on the road, but it’s fun to drive, huge inside, and a tremendous value. The 2008 Kia Rio is a good choice among subcompacts and it’s stylish, but standard anti-lock brakes and better side-impact protection would help its case against the Honda Fit.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 34.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.0 92.2
Second Hip Room (in)
51.0 50.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 53.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.6 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.8
Front Hip Room (in)
51.2 50.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.2 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
57.3 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
157.4 166.9
Height, Overall (in)
60.0 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 57.5
Wheelbase (in)
96.5 98.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
41.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
21.3 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 11.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 10.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.8 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.3 33.1
Steering Type
Electric pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.41 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P175/65SR14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65SR14 P185/65R14
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)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2514 2403
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.6 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - NA
Engine
Displacement
1.5L/91.4 1.6L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
109 @ 5800 110 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
105 @ 4800 107 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 38
Transmission
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.55 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.68 1.58
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.56 4.04
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.00 2.85
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Fit Kia Rio
Body Style
5-Door Hatchback 4dr Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion beam NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Macpherson strut Independent

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