2010 Kia Rio  -  $12,390


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $12,390
Base Invoice: $12,165
Destination Charge: $695
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn Man
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 30 | City: 28 | Hwy: 34
Body Style: 4dr Sdn Man
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission w/OD
Engine: 1.6L DOHC MPFI CVVT 16-valve I4 engine

Model News

For 2010, the Kia Rio and Rio5 receive an exterior facelift, with updates to the front fascia, grille and headlights, as well as some interior enhancements, which include a revised center stack with new controls, a slightly different instrument cluster and an upgraded stereo system with Bluetooth hands-free connectivity. The Rio is now available only in LX and SX trims.


Model Highlights

All 2010 Kia Rio models are powered by a 110-horsepower, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine, matched with either a standard 5-speed manual or available 4-speed automatic transmission, and all are front-wheel drive. With the 5-speed manual, the Rio returns 28 mpg city, 34 mpg highway in the EPA cycle.

The fun-to-drive aspects are emphasized in the Rio's economical design. The engine has continuously variable valve timing for responsiveness, while the power steering is engine-speed-sensitive. The suspension is tuned for a smooth ride and crisp control, with MacPherson struts and a stabilizer bar in front, combined with a semi-independent setup in back.

The Rio has more interior space than most cars its size and also has a generous 11.9 cubic feet of cargo space in the sedan, 15.8 cubic feet in the hatchback Rio5. When the Rio5's 60/40 split-folding back seat is in the forward-flat position, cargo space is expanded to nearly 50 cubic feet. Inside, all models have an 8-way adjustable driver's seat with fold-down armrest, a versatile center-stack storage tray and rear mesh seatback pockets.

A full set of side airbags--front seat-mounted side air bags and full-length side-curtain bags--are both standard; however, electronic stability control is not available and anti-lock brakes are a $400 option.

The Rio is available in two different trims--the LX, which includes many popular features, and the sportier SX, which adds a sporty appearance and feel along with some extra conveniences. All models come with a rear defroster and dual 12-volt power outlets, as well as Sirius satellite radio and a digital input jack. LX models feature air conditioning, tilt steering, a CD sound system, plus adjustable rear headrests and split-folding rear seats. SX models add a dash of style with red-stitched gray sport seats and door trim, metal accents for the dash and doors and a leather trimmed steering wheel and shift knob.


Value Writeup

The 2010 Kia Rio is one of the lowest-priced cars for sale in the U.S., and it is also one of the more fuel-efficient with a EPA highway rating of up to 36 mpg. It stands out for its nicely tuned suspension, which offers a less choppy ride than many other small cars and for its generous interior space; according to Kia, the Rio sedan's 92.2 cubic feet of passenger volume is larger than either the Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla.

The Rio is also especially attractive for its warranty coverage--Kia offers a 5-year / 60,000-mile limited warranty, ten years or 100,000 miles on the powertrain and five years or 60,000 miles of roadside assistance.


Pros

Low base price; outstanding fuel efficiency; spacious interior; assured ride; maneuverability; long warranty.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0

EPA Classification
Compact

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG

Cruising Range - City
333.20 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
28 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
404.60 mi

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
1.6L/98

Fuel System
MPFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
110 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
107 @ 4500

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.04

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.55

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06

Total Cooling System Capacity
6.3 qts

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
92.2 ft³

Front Head Room
39.6 in

Front Leg Room
42.8 in

Front Shoulder Room
53.5 in

Front Hip Room
50.8 in

Second Head Room
37.8 in

Second Leg Room
34.3 in

Second Shoulder Room
53.1 in

Second Hip Room
50.0 in

Wheelbase
98.4 in

Length, Overall
167.3 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
66.7 in

Height, Overall
57.9 in

Track Width, Front
57.9 in

Track Width, Rear
57.5 in

Min Ground Clearance
6.1 in

Trunk Volume
11.9 ft³

Base Curb Weight
2365 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam

Front Tire Size
P175/70R14

Rear Tire Size
P175/70R14

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
14 x 5.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
14 x 5.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Rack & Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
4.3

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
32.7 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Rear Drum Diam x Width
8.0 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
11.9 gal

Basic Years
5

Basic Miles/km
60,000

Drivetrain Years
10

Drivetrain Miles/km
100,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
60,000

Roadside Assistance Note
24-hour roadside assistance

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

1.6L DOHC MPFI CVVT 16-valve I4 engine

5-speed manual transmission w/OD

Front wheel drive

Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/coil springs

Independent torsion beam rear suspension w/coil springs

Front stabilizer bar

Manual rack & pinion steering

Pwr front vented disc/rear drum brakes

14" x 5" steel wheels w/center caps

P175/70R14 tires

Body-color bumpers

Body-side moldings

Clear-lens auto off headlights

Body-color manual remote mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals

Tinted glass

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

Body-color door handles

SIRIUS satellite radio

Roof mounted mini-pole antenna

Cloth front bucket seats -inc: driver seat height adjustment, driver folding armrest

Center console w/(2) cupholders

Tachometer

Warning lights -inc: low fuel, seat belt reminder

Rear window defroster

Dual front pwr outlets

Dual visors w/vanity mirrors

Passenger assist grips

Garment hook

Luggage hook

Dome lamp w/delay-out

Cargo area lamp

Passenger side rear seatback pocket

Side-impact door beams

Front/rear crumple zones

Driver & front passenger advanced airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor

Front seat-mounted side airbags

Front/rear side curtain airbags

Front height-adjustable 3-point seat belts w/pretensioners & load limiters

Rear 3-point seat belts

Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)

Rear child safety door locks

Internal emergency trunk release

Tire pressure monitoring system

Impact-absorbing steering column

 
CLEAR SILVER
$0

 
CLEAR WHITE
$0

 
MIDNIGHT BLACK
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
GRAY, SEAT TRIM
$0

 
** VARIOUS ADDITIONAL PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS MAY BE AVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA-SEE YOUR AREA DEALER FOR A COMPLETE LIST **
$0

 
FRONT/REAR CARPETED FLOOR MATS
$95

 
REAR SPOILER
$300

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