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2012 Kia Rio - Specifications

 
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX Performance Specs
Engine
Displacement 1.6L/97
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 123 @ 4850
Fuel System Direct Injection
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6300
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.40
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.72
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.4
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.9
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Electric Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P205/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P205/45R17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
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Kia is hitting SEMA as hard as ever this year with a new crop of cars to work with, including the stylish little five-door Rio hatchback. These two concepts, the Hockey and... read more November 1, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Kia Rio B-Spec race car

Kia Rio B-Spec Race Car To Debut At 2011 SEMA

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