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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 32 35 $10,465 $10,890
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 35 $12,160 $12,815
5-Door HB Manual Rio5 LX 27 32 $12,250 $12,915
4-Door Sedan Manual SX 32 35 $12,915 $13,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 38 $12,970 $13,665
5-Door HB Automatic Rio5 LX 25 35 $13,060 $13,765
5-Door HB Manual Rio5 SX 27 32 $13,160 $13,870
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 29 38 $13,730 $14,465
5-Door HB Automatic Rio5 SX 25 35 $13,965 $14,715
4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 32 35 $10,465 $10,890
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 35 $12,160 $12,815
5-Door HB Manual Rio5 LX 27 32 $12,250 $12,915
4-Door Sedan Manual SX 32 35 $12,915 $13,615
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 38 $12,970 $13,665
5-Door HB Automatic Rio5 LX 25 35 $13,060 $13,765
5-Door HB Manual Rio5 SX 27 32 $13,160 $13,870
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 29 38 $13,730 $14,465
5-Door HB Automatic Rio5 SX 25 35 $13,965 $14,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,465
$10,465
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,890
$10,890
Monthly Payment Estimate
$182 / month
$182 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
TCC’s Bottom Line 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. 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
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.2 92.2
Second Hip Room (in) 50.0 50.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8 50.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 166.9 166.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 98.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.9 11.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.1 x - 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 - 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.7 32.7
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.3 4.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P175/70R14
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P175/70R14
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 2365
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14 x 5.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0 14 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 6000 110 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System - TBD - - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 107 @ 4500 107 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.6L/- TBD - 1.6L/- TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 35
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
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 Kia Rio
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4dr Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
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 NA NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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