Compare 2012 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 $13,400 to $17,500, 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 from 36 to 37 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 67.70mm x 171.90mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2012 Kia Rio

  • Fuel Tank: 11.4 gal

  • Wheelbase: 101.2 in

  • MPG: 29 city/37 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 10.1 sec

  • Towing capacity: 2000 lbs

  • Curb: 2410 lbs

  • Tires: P185/65TR15.0 BSW AS

  • Cargo: 13.7 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 171.9 x 67.7 x 57.3



2012 Kia Rio Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Rio is offered in 3 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 138 hp @ 6300

    • Torque 123 lb-ft.

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 10.1 - 10.3 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 18.4 - 18.5 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 171.9 in

    • Width 67.7 in

    • Height 57.3 in

    • Wheelbase 101.2 in

    • Curb Weight 2410 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2000 lbs

    • Turning radius 16.7 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 88

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 11.4 gal

    • City 28 - 29 mpg

    • Combined 32 - 33 mpg

    • Highway 36 - 37 mpg

    • Highway range 410.4 - 421.8 mi



Specifications

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
171.90 in 171.90 in 171.90 in
Exterior body width
67.70 in 67.70 in 67.70 in
Exterior height
57.30 in 57.30 in 57.30 in
Horsepower
138 138 138
Torque
123 123 123
Fuel economy - city
29 mpg 28 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
37 mpg 36 mpg 36 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
10.10 seconds 10.30 seconds 10.30 seconds
1/4 mile time
18.40 seconds 18.50 seconds 18.40 seconds
1/4 mile speed
101 mph 101 mph 101 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.80
Slalom speed
60 mph 60 mph 60 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.03/3.36 " 3.03/3.36 " 3.03/3.36 "
Curb weight
2410.00 lbs 2480.00 lbs 2480.00 lbs
Wheelbase
101.20 in 101.20 in 101.20 in
Front track
59.90 " 59.90 " 59.90 "
Rear track
60.00 " 60.00 " 60.00 "
Turning radius
16.70 16.70 17.30
Front legroom
43.80 in 43.80 in 43.80 in
Rear legroom
31.10 in 31.10 in 31.10 in
Front headroom
40.00 in 40.00 in 40.00 in
Rear headroom
37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in
Front hip room
52.10 in 52.10 in 52.10 in
Rear hip room
51.20 in 51.20 in 51.20 in
Front shoulder room
53.10 in 53.10 in 53.10 in
Rear shoulder room
52.10 in 52.10 in 52.10 in
Luggage volume
13.70 cu.ft. 13.70 cu.ft. 13.70 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
13.70 cu.ft. 13.70 cu.ft. 13.70 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
88 cu.ft. 88 cu.ft. 88 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
11.40 gal. 11.40 gal. 11.40 gal.

Interior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

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

Exterior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P185/65TR15.0 BSW AS P185/65TR15.0 BSW AS P205/45VR17.0 BSW performance AS
Wheels
15" steel 15" steel 17" machined aluminum
Sunroof
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass

Seats

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

Standard seating
5 5 5

Entertainment System

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

Speakers
4 6 6
1st row LCD screen
1 1

Safety and Security Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

Mechanical Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

Axle ratio
3.83 3.27 3.27

Other Specs

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

Maximum towing capacity
2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs.