Compare 2013 Kia Rio vs 2013 Scion xD

2013 Kia Rio
2013 Scion xD
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4-Door Sedan Automatic EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rio 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 28 36 $15,730 $16,500
Rio 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 28 36 $14,200 $14,700
Rio 4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 28 36 $16,870 $17,700
Rio 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 29 37 $13,340 $13,600
Rio 5-Door HB Automatic EX 28 36 $15,930 $16,700
Rio 5-Door HB Automatic LX 28 36 $14,400 $14,900
Rio 5-Door HB Automatic SX 28 36 $17,070 $17,900
Rio 5-Door HB Manual LX 29 37 $13,530 $13,800
Rio 5-Door HB Manual SX 29 37 $17,070 $17,900
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5-Door HB Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
xD 5-Door HB Automatic 27 33 $15,717 $16,545
xD 5-Door HB Automatic 10 Series 27 33 $18,008 $18,955
xD 5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $14,957 $15,745
xD 5-Door HB Manual 10 Series 27 33 $17,248 $18,155

Pricing

Invoice Price

$15,730
$15,717

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$16,500
$16,545

Monthly Payment Estimate

$275 / month
$276 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.6
6.8

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2013 Kia Rio is no longer an also-ran--it's a tough contender in a class filled with efficient, good-looking, smartly priced subcompacts. Packed with value, the 2013 Scion xd isn't quite as much fun to drive as it looks.

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Fuel Economy

City

28 mpg 27 mpg

Highway

36 mpg 33 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Compact Subcompact Cars

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in)

52.100 51.1

Passenger Volume (ft³)

88.400 84.5

Second Leg Room (in)

31.100 33.9

Front Head Room (in)

40.000 38.9

Second Hip Room (in)

51.200 50.1

Front Shoulder Room (in)

53.100 51.9

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Head Room (in)

37.600 37.6

Second Shoulder Room (in)

52.100 50.7

Front Leg Room (in)

43.800 40.3

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

60.000 58.7

Wheelbase (in)

101.200 96.9

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

67.700 67.9

Track Width, Front (in)

59.900 58.5

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.500 6.5

Length, Overall (in)

171.900 154.7

Height, Overall (in)

57.300 59.4

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

13.700 10.5

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA 9.0 x - TBD -

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

10.100 x 0.900 10.8 x - TBD -

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA Yes

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes NA

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

10.300 x 0.400 NA

Brake Type

Pwr Pwr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

11.400 11.1

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

2.800 2.56

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

15.500 15.7

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

34.500 37.0

Steering Type

Electric Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P185/65R15 P195/60R16

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P185/65R15 P195/60R16

Spare Tire Size

NA T135/70R16

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

2403 2665

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in)

15 x 5.5 16 x 6.0

Front Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Spare Wheel Material

NA Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

15 x 5.5 16 x 6.0

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA 16 x - TBD -

Rear Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

6.3 5.2

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

540 - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

110 - TBD -

Engine

Engine Type

Gas I4 Gas I4

Fuel System

Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

123 @ 4850 125 @ 4400

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

1.6L/97 1.8L/110

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

138 @ 6300 128 @ 6000

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

31 29

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

36 33

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

28 27

Transmission

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.270 4.13

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.390 0.70

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.770 NA

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.400 2.85

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.830 1.00

Trans Type

6 4

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.000 NA

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.440 2.34

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.720 1.55

Summary

Vehicle Name

Kia Rio Scion xD

Body Style

Sedan Wagon

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - N/A

Suspension Type - Front

MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

NA NA

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs NA

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - N/A

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

0.790 0.98

Suspension Type - Rear

Torsion Beam Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs NA

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

5.9 6.3

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- 7

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

-

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

-

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

-

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

-

Overall Side Crash Rating

-

Side Barrier Rating

-

Side Barrier Rating Driver

-

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

-

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

-

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

-

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

-

Rollover Rating

-

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