Compare 2006 Kia Rio vs 2006 Hyundai Elantra

2006 Kia Rio
2006 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 32 35 $10,350 $10,770
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 35 $12,045 $12,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 38 $12,855 $13,545
5-Door HB Rio5 Manual SX 32 35 $13,045 $13,750
5-Door HB Rio5 Automatic SX 29 38 $13,850 $14,595
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $13,151 $14,065
5-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $13,525 $14,465
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $13,993 $14,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $13,993 $14,965
5-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $14,367 $15,365
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $14,367 $15,365
5-Door Sedan Manual GT 27 34 $14,259 $15,415
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited 24 32 $14,722 $15,915
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV Limited 24 32 $14,722 $15,915
5-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 32 $15,092 $16,315
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GT 24 32 $15,092 $16,315
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,350
$13,151
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,770
$14,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$180 / month
$234 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 35.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.2 95.4
Second Hip Room (in)
50.0 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 53.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 43.2
Front Hip Room (in)
50.8 53.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.9 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
166.9 178.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.5 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
98.4 102.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.9 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.9 - 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
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.0 x - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.7 32.5
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
4.3 3.15
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/70R14 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R14 P195/60R15
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)
2365 2784
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
110 @ 6000 138 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
107 @ 4500 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6L/98 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 34
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62 3.62
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.37
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Rio Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Indep Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent

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