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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