Compare 2022 Kia Rio vs 2022 Kia Seltos

2022 Kia Rio
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LX IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rio LX IVT 33 41 $15,766 $16,150
Rio S IVT 33 41 $16,388 $16,790
Rio 5-Door S IVT N/A N/A $16,677 $17,090
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EX IVT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Seltos EX IVT AWD 27 31 $24,888 $25,790
Seltos LX IVT AWD 27 31 $21,702 $22,490
Seltos Nightfall DCT AWD 25 30 $25,755 $26,690
Seltos S IVT AWD 27 31 $23,344 $24,190
Seltos S IVT FWD 29 35 $21,895 $22,690
Seltos SX DCT AWD 25 30 $26,731 $27,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,766
$24,888
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,150
$25,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$269 / month
$430 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Kia Rio lacks some standard features, but fuel economy and value aren’t among them. The 2022 Kia Seltos pairs a superlative warranty and a low price to step to the front of Kia’s small-crossover lineup.
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Fuel Economy
City
33 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
41 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.9 -
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 52.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 38.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
52.9 53.5
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 38
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
172.6 172
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
101.6 103.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 70.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 62.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 26.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 26.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 11.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65TR15 P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65TR15 P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2767 3087
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
112 @ 4500 132 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/98 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 6300 146 @ 6200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
MPI MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
36 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
41 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
33 27
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.68 - 0.39 2.68 - 0.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.45 6.05
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.82 2.82
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Rio Kia Seltos
Body Style
Sedan Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.9 6.1
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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