2018 Kia Rio Specifications

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$13,900 - $18,400

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2018 Kia Rio Specs & Features


EX

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)

MSRP - $18,400

Everything on EX

  • 17 inch argent styled steel Wheels
  • 8.4-Inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Am/Fm/Satellite radio
  • Automatic windshield wipers
  • Bilstein shock absorbers
  • Black fender flares
  • Heated and ventilated leather front seats
  • Led foglights and keyless entry
  • Monotone paint schemes
  • Projector headlights
  • Side-Step bars
  • Upgraded cloth seats
  • Wood trim

LX

LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)

MSRP - $13,900

S

S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)

MSRP - $16,100

LX

LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)

MSRP - $13,900


Overview


EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
MSRP
$18,400$13,900$16,100$14,990
engine
1.6/Double overhead cam (DOHC)/16/Gas I-41.6/Double overhead cam (DOHC)/16/Gas I-41.6/Double overhead cam (DOHC)/16/Gas I-41.6/Double overhead cam (DOHC)/16/Gas
transmission
6-Speed Automatic6-Speed Manual6-Speed Automatic6-Speed Automatic
horsepower
130 hp @ 6300 rpm130 hp @ 6300 rpm130 hp @ 6300 rpm130 hp @ 6300 rpm
torque
119 lb.-ft. @ 4850 rpm119 lb.-ft. @ 4850 rpm119 lb.-ft. @ 4850 rpm119 lb.-ft. @ 4850 rpm
MPG(city/comb/highway)
28/32/3729/32/3728/32/3728/32/37
doors
4444
passenger capacity
5555
warranty
5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
top speed
----
drive type
front wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
fuel type
Regular UnleadedRegular UnleadedRegular UnleadedRegular Unleaded

Engine


Engine specifications

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
engine size
1.6 l1.6 l1.6 l1.6 l
engine type
Gas I-4Gas I-4Gas I-4Gas
engine horsepower
130 hp @ 6300 rpm130 hp @ 6300 rpm130 hp @ 6300 rpm130 hp @ 6300 rpm
engine torque
119 lb.-ft. @ 4850 rpm119 lb.-ft. @ 4850 rpm119 lb.-ft. @ 4850 rpm119 lb.-ft. @ 4850 rpm
engine displacement
97 cu.in.97 cu.in.97 cu.in.97 cu.in.
engine bore x stroke
3.0 x 3.4 in.3.0 x 3.4 in.3.0 x 3.4 in.3.0 x 3.4 in.
compression ratio
11.00 to 19.70 to 111.00 to 111.00 to 1
valves
16161616
valvetrain
Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
valve timing
VariableVariableVariableVariable
vehicle emission
Ultra Low Emission Vehicle IIUltra Low Emission Vehicle IIUltra Low Emission Vehicle IIUltra Low Emission Vehicle II
carbon footprint
5.5 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr5.5 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr5.5 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr5.5 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr
intake manifold
VariableVariableVariableVariable
cylinder head
AluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
engine orientation
transversetransversetransversetransverse
engine oil cooler
engine block
AluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum

Performance

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
zero to 60 mph
8.5 sec8.5 sec8.5 sec8.5 sec

Transmission


Transmission

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
drivetrain
front wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
standard transmission
6-Speed Automatic6-Speed Manual6-Speed Automatic6-Speed Automatic
optional transmission
-6-speed Automatic w/overdrive and auto-manual--
overdrive
-
transmission electronic control
--

Gear

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
transmission gear ratio (1st)
4.43.774.44.4
transmission gear ratio (2nd)
2.732.052.732.73
transmission gear ratio (3rd)
1.831.291.831.83
transmission gear ratio (4th)
1.391.041.391.39
transmission gear ratio (5th)
10.8911
transmission gear ratio (reverse)
3.443.73.443.44
transmission gear ratio (6th)
0.770.770.770.77

Measurements and Dimensions


Exterior Dimensions

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
curb weight
2714 lbs.2648 lbs.2714 lbs.2714 lbs.
length
173 in.172.6 in.173 in.173 in.
width
68 in.67.9 in.78 in.68 in.
height
57 in.57.1 in.57 in.57 in.
ground clearance
6 in.5.5 in.6 in.6 in.
wheelbase
102 in.101.6 in.102 in.102 in.
front tread
60 in.60 in.60 in.60 in.
rear tread
60 in.60 in.60 in.60 in.
turning radius
17 in.17 in.17 in.17 in.
axle ratio
3.14.13.13.1
angle of approach
16 degrees16 degrees16 degrees16 degrees
angle of departure
20 degrees20 degrees20 degrees20 degrees

Interior Dimensions

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
passenger capacity
5555
passenger volume
89.9 cu.ft.89.9 cu.ft.89.9 cu.ft.89.9 cu.ft.
front headroom
38.9 in.38.9 in.38.9 in.38.9 in.
front legroom
42.1 in.42.1 in.42.1 in.42.1 in.
front shoulder room
54.1 in.54.1 in.54.1 in.54.1 in.
front hiproom
52.9 in.52.9 in.52.9 in.52.9 in.
2nd row headroom
37.4 in.37.4 in.37.4 in.37.4 in.
2nd row legroom
33.5 in.33.5 in.33.5 in.33.5 in.
2nd row shoulder room
53.3 in.53.3 in.53.3 in.53.3 in.
2nd row hiproom
52.4 in.52.4 in.52.4 in.52.4 in.
maximum cargo capacity
13.7 cu.ft.13.7 cu.ft.13.7 cu.ft.13.7 cu.ft.
cargo capacity(all seats in place)
13.7 cu.ft.-13.7 cu.ft.13.7 cu.ft.

Fuel


EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
fuel type
Regular UnleadedRegular UnleadedRegular UnleadedRegular Unleaded
fuel tank capacity
11.9 gal.11.9 gal.11.9 gal.11.9 gal.
range in miles
333.20 / 440.30 mi.345.10 / 440.30 mi.333.20 / 440.30 mi.333.20 / 440.30 mi.
fuel economy city
28 mpg29 mpg28 mpg28 mpg
fuel economy combined
32 mpg32 mpg32 mpg32 mpg
fuel economy highway
37 mpg37 mpg37 mpg37 mpg
fuel cap release
mechanicalmechanicalmechanicalmechanical

Comfort and Convenience


Driving Comfort

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
cruise control
--
driver's footrest
111-
illuminated entry
---

Sensors

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
tire pressure sensor
-

Controls/Remote features

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
control on steering wheel
Audio & cruiseAudioAudio & cruiseAudio
keyless entry
1-1-
cargo access remote release
mechanicalmechanicalmechanical-
keyfob trunk/hatch/door release
--
garage door transmitter
homelinkhomelinkhomelink-
integrated key/remote
-

Locking

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
auto locking doors
auto-locking doorsauto-locking doorsauto-locking doors-
power door locks
Locking fuel flapLocking fuel flapLocking fuel flap-

Window

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
power windows
--
1 touch up/down
--
rear window defroster/defogger
-

Accessories

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
clock
power outlet
1 12V DC1 12V DC1 12V DC1 12V DC
holder
F/R cupholdersF/R cupholdersF/R cupholdersF/R cupholders
glovebox
IlluminatedIlluminatedIlluminatedIlluminated

Camera

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
camera rear
Optional-

Steering

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
TiltTilt,Telescoping (optional)-
steering wheel texture
Leather/metal-look---

Infotainment


Radio

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
AM/FM
satellite radio
satellite radio service
3 months3 months3 months3 months

Entertainment

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
USB
auxiliary audio input
wireless phone connectivity
--
smart device integration
Apple CarPlay & Android Auto---
primary monitor touchscreen
-
destination download
---

Audio/Video

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
number of speakers
6464

Interior


Seating

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
driver seat
Height adjustable , 6 -way manual adjustmentsHeight adjustable , 6 -way manual adjustmentsHeight adjustable , 6 -way manual adjustmentsHeight adjustable , 6 -way manual adjustments
child seat anchors
upholstery
Cloth/cloth/premium cloth, premium cloth front and rear seatCloth, cloth front and rear seatCloth, cloth front and rear seat-

Additional features

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
shift knob
Leather/metal-lookUrethane, Metal-look (optional)Urethane-
headliner
Full clothFull clothFull cloth-
floor mats
Carpet F/R (optional)Carpet F/R (optional)Carpet F/R (optional)-
overhead console
w/storageMini overhead console w/storagew/storage-

Lights

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
reading lights
111-
ignition switch light
-
variable instrument panel lighting
-

Air Conditioning

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
interior air filtration
-

Mirror

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
rear view mirrors
Day-night, Auto-dimming (optional)Day-night, Auto-dimming (optional)Day-night, Auto-dimming (optional)-
driver vanity mirror
Illuminated-
passenger vanity mirror
Illuminated-

Restraints

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
front head restraints
Manual adjustableManual adjustableManual adjustable-

Exterior


Body

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
body material
Fully galvanized steelFully galvanized steelFully galvanized steel-
bumper
Body-colored front & rear bumpersBody-colored front & rear bumpersBody-colored front & rear bumpers-
grille
Black w/chrome surroundBlackBlack-
body color
  Clear White
  Deep Sea Blue
  Currant Red
  Silky Silver
  Phantom Gray
  Smoke Blue
  Clear White
  Aurora Black
  Silky Silver
  Clear White
  Aurora Black
  Deep Sea Blue
  Currant Red
  Silky Silver
  Ice Wine
  Clear White
  Aurora Black
  Silky Silver

Headlight

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
headlight
Fully automatic headlightsFully automatic headlightsFully automatic headlights-
dusk sensing headlamps

Cargo/Bed

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
cargo nets
OptionalOptionalOptional-
cargo lamps
-
cargo tray
OptionalOptionalOptional-

Lights

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
front fog lights
---

Door

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
number of doors
4444
rear door
Rear door pocketsRear door pocketsRear door pocketsRear door pockets
door handle
Body-ColoredBlackBody-Colored-

Mirror

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
door mirrors
Power remote heated manual folding side-view door mirrorsManual folding side-view door mirrorsPower remote heated manual folding side-view door mirrors-

Windshield

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
windshield defroster
-

Wiper

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
variable intermittent wipers
-

Exhaust

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
exhaust system
Single stainless steel exhaustSingle stainless steel exhaustSingle stainless steel exhaust-

Towing/Trailering

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
tie down
Cargo tie-downCargo tie-downCargo tie-down

Suspension


Shocks

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
front shocks
Gas-pressurized front shocksGas-pressurized front shocksGas-pressurized front shocks-
rear shocks
Gas-pressurized front shocksGas-pressurized front shocksGas-pressurized front shocks-
front suspension
Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll barIndependent front strut suspension w/anti-roll barIndependent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar-
front springs
Front coil springsFront coil springsFront coil springs-
rear springs
Rear coil springsRear coil springsRear coil springs-
stabilizer bar/anti-roll bar

Brakes

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
ABS and driveline traction control
ABS channels
4444
brake assist

Tires and Wheels


EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
front tires
185/65R15185/65R15185/65R15-
wheels
15 x 5.5 in.15 x 5.5 in.15 x 5.5 in.15 x 5.5 in.
spare tires
1111
wheel cover
-FullFullFull

Packages


EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
packages
Paint Protection PackagePaint Protection PackagePaint Protection PackagePaint Protection Package
emergency service
---

Warranty


EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
basic warranty
5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
drivetrain warranty
10 yr./ 100,000 mi.10 yr./ 100000 mi.10 yr./ 100,000 mi.10 yr./ 100,000 mi.
roadside warranty
5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
corrosion perforation warranty
5 yr./ 100,000 mi.5 yr./100,000 mi.5 yr./ 100,000 mi.5 yr./ 100,000 mi.
roadside assistance
---
rust warranty
5 yr./ 100,000 mi.5 yr./ 100,000 mi.5 yr./ 100,000 mi.5 yr./ 100,000 mi.

Instrumentation


Instruments

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
tachometer
trip computer
tire pressure monitoring
antenna
Integrated roof antennaIntegrated roof antennaIntegrated roof antenna-

Warnings

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
battery warning
-
low-fuel warning
-
low-tire-pressure warning
-
brake-fluid warning
-
low washer fluid warning
-
trunk-ajar warning
-
door-ajar warning
-
oil-pressure warning
-
key-in-ignition warning
-

Telematics


EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
immobilizer
-
electronic stability controls
-

Safety


Airbags

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
front impact airbag
Driver & passengerDriver & passengerDriver & passenger-
side impact airbag
Seat-mounted driver & passengerSeat-mounted driver & passengerSeat-mounted driver & passenger-
occupant sensing airbag
-
curtain overhead airbag
1st & 2nd row1st & 2nd row1st & 2nd row-
passenger airbag deactivation
airbag deployment notification
---

seatbelts

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
seat belts
Front Height AdjustableFront Height AdjustableFront Height Adjustable-
rear center 3 point belt

safety features

EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
panic alarm
remote anti-theft alarm systemremote anti-theft alarm system

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