• 2008 Kia Rio

  • 2007 Kia Rio

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $10,890
    • $10,770
    • Avg. Paid
    • N/A
    • N/A

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 7.7 /10
    • 7.7 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 8.1 /10
    • 8.1 /10
    • Performance
    • 6.7 /10
    • 6.8 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.0 /10
    • 7.1 /10
    • Safety
    • 6.4 /10
    • 6.4 /10
    • Reliability
    • 3.5 /5
    • 4.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Standard six air bags (more than most competitors)
      • Good fuel economy for its class
      • Great warranty
      • Sprightly acceleration for an economy car
      • Standard six air bags (more than most competitors)
      • Good fuel economy for its class
      • Great warranty
      • Sprightly acceleration for an economy car
    • Cons
      • Bare-bones standard features
      • Mixed results in crash tests
      • Bare-bones standard features
      • Mixed results in crash tests

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas I4 1.6L/- TBD -
    • Gas I4 1.6L/98
    • MPG
    • 32 City / 35 Hwy
    • 32 City / 35 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • 4dr Sdn
    • 4dr Sdn
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 98.4
    • 98.4
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 166.9
    • 166.9
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 66.7
    • 66.7
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 57.9
    • 57.9
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 2365
    • 2365
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steel Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Floor Mats
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Manual Steering
    • Standard
    •  
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 5
    • 5
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 92.2
    • 92.2
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 39.6
    • 39.6
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 42.8
    • 42.8
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 53.5
    • 53.5
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 50.8
    • 50.8
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 37.8
    • 37.8
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 34.3
    • 34.3
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 53.1
    • 53.1
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 50.0
    • 50.0
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 11.9
    • 11.9
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas I4
    • Gas I4
    • Displacement
    • 1.6L/- TBD -
    • 1.6L/98
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 110 @ 6000
    • 110 @ 6000
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 107 @ 4500
    • 107 @ 4500
    • Transmission
    • Manual w/OD
    • Manual w/OD
    • Turning diameter
    • 32.7
    • 32.7
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 32
    • 32
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 35
    • 35
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 11.9
    • 11.9
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • Independent
    • Independent
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    •  
    • Semi-Indep
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    • Torsion Beam
    • Torsion Beam
    Transmission
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard

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