Compare 2003 Kia Rio specifications by trim levels

Rio is a 5-seat Sedan from Kia, which first hit the market back in 2001.

With the price tag ranging from $9,665 to $11,165, the Kia Rio faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Chevrolet Sonic, Chevrolet Spark, FIAT 500, Ford Fiesta.

Overview

Wheels

The Kia Rio has a maximum towing capacity of 2000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Kia Rio boasts the average fuel economy anywhere of 33 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 65.90mm x 166.90mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2003 Kia Rio

  • Fuel Tank: 11.9 gal

  • Wheelbase: 94.9 in

  • MPG: 26 city/33 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 9.8 sec

  • Towing capacity: 2000 lbs

  • Curb: 2403 lbs

  • Tires: P175/65TR14.0 BSW AS

  • Cargo: 9.2 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 166.9 x 65.9 x 56.7



2003 Kia Rio Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Rio is offered in 2 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Kia Rio safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Kia Rio specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style Sedan

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Horsepower 104 hp @ 5800

    • Torque 104 lb-ft.

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 9.8 - 9.9 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 17.1 - 17.2 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 166.9 in

    • Width 65.9 in

    • Height 56.7 in

    • Wheelbase 94.9 in

    • Curb Weight 2403 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2000 lbs

    • Turning radius 15.4 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 88

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 11.9 gal

    • City 26 mpg

    • Combined 30 mpg

    • Highway 33 mpg

    • Highway range 392.7 mi



Specifications

Base 4dr Sedan

Cinco 4dr Station Wagon

Exterior length
166.90 in 166.90 in
Exterior body width
65.90 in 65.90 in
Exterior height
56.70 in 56.70 in
Horsepower
104 104
Torque
104 104
Fuel economy - city
26 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
33 mpg 33 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
9.80 seconds 9.90 seconds
1/4 mile time
17.10 seconds 17.20 seconds
1/4 mile speed
83 mph 83 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80
Slalom speed
60 mph 60 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.07/3.28 " 3.07/3.28 "
Curb weight
2403.00 lbs 2447.00 lbs
Wheelbase
94.90 in 94.90 in
Front track
56.40 " 56.40 "
Rear track
57.10 " 57.10 "
Turning radius
15.40 15.40
Front legroom
42.80 in 42.80 in
Rear legroom
32.70 in 32.70 in
Front headroom
39.40 in 39.40 in
Rear headroom
37.60 in 37.60 in
Front hip room
51.60 in 51.60 in
Rear hip room
53.50 in 53.50 in
Front shoulder room
53.20 in 53.20 in
Rear shoulder room
52.80 in 52.80 in
Luggage volume
9.20 cu.ft. 14.30 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
9.20 cu.ft. 44.30 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
88 cu.ft. 88 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
11.90 gal. 11.90 gal.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
3195.00 lbs

Interior Features

Base 4dr Sedan

Cinco 4dr Station Wagon

12V DC power outlet
1 2
Seatback storage pockets
2 2

Exterior Features

Base 4dr Sedan

Cinco 4dr Station Wagon

Door count
4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P175/65TR14.0 BSW AS P175/65TR14.0 BSW AS
Wheels
14" steel 14" steel

Seats

Base 4dr Sedan

Cinco 4dr Station Wagon

Standard seating
5 5

Entertainment System

Base 4dr Sedan

Cinco 4dr Station Wagon

Speakers
4 4

Safety and Security Features

Base 4dr Sedan

Cinco 4dr Station Wagon

Theft deterrent radio
3305

Mechanical Features

Base 4dr Sedan

Cinco 4dr Station Wagon

Axle ratio
4.17 4.17

Other Specs

Base 4dr Sedan

Cinco 4dr Station Wagon

Maximum towing capacity
2000 lbs. 2000 lbs.