Compare 2016 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 $14,165 to $20,905, 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 maximum width and height is 67.70mm x 172.00mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2016 Kia Rio

  • Fuel Tank: 11.4 gal

  • Wheelbase: 101.2 in

  • 0-60 mph: 9.5 sec

  • Engine: 1.6L I-4

  • Towing capacity: 2000 lbs

  • Curb: 2494 lbs

  • Tires: P185/65TR15.0 BSW AS

  • Cargo: 13.7 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): from 159.4 x 67.7 x 57.3



2016 Kia Rio Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Rio is offered in 6 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

    • Engine 1.6L I-4 DOHC

    • Horsepower 138 hp @ 6300

    • Torque 123 lb-ft.

    • Transmission 6-spd man w/OD

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 8.9 - 9.5 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 16.7 - 17.2 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 172 in

    • Width 67.7 in

    • Height 57.3 in

    • Wheelbase 101.2 in

    • Curb Weight 2494 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2000 lbs

    • Turning radius 16.7 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 88

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 11.4 gal

    • WARRANTY

    • Powertrain Warranty 120 months/100,000 miles mths/miles



Specifications

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Hatchback

Exterior length
172.0 " in 172.0 " in 172.0 " in 159.4 " in
Exterior body width
67.7 " in 67.7 " in 67.7 " in 67.7 " in
Exterior height
57.3 " in 57.3 " in 57.3 " in 57.3 " in
Horsepower
138 @ 6,300 rpm 138 @ 6,300 rpm 138 @ 6,300 rpm 138 @ 6,300 rpm
Torque
123 @ 4,850 rpm 123 @ 4,850 rpm 123 @ 4,850 rpm 123 @ 4,850 rpm
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
7.8 seconds 8.1 seconds 8.1 seconds 8.1 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.1 seconds 16.3 seconds 16.3 seconds 16.3 seconds
1/4 mile speed
90 mph 89 mph 89 mph 89 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
.8 .8 .8 .8
Slalom speed
60 mph 60 mph 60 mph 60 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.03/3.36 " 3.03/3.36 " 3.03/3.36 " 3.03/3.36 "
Curb weight
2,494 lbs. 2,573 lbs. 2,729 lbs. 2,564 lbs.
Wheelbase
101.2 " in 101.2 " in 101.2 " in 101.2 " in
Front track
59.8 " 59.8 " 59.8 " 59.8 "
Rear track
60.0 " 60.0 " 60.0 " 60.0 "
Turning radius
16.7 '' 16.7 '' 17.3 '' 16.7 ''
Front legroom
43.8 " in 43.8 " in 43.8 " in 43.8 " in
Rear legroom
31.1 " in 31.1 " in 31.1 " in 31.1 " in
Front headroom
40.0 " in 40.0 " in 40.0 " in 40.0 " in
Rear headroom
37.6 " in 37.6 " in 37.6 " in 37.6 " in
Front hip room
52.1 " in 52.1 " in 52.1 " in 52.1 " in
Rear hip room
51.2 " in 51.2 " in 51.2 " in 51.2 " in
Front shoulder room
53.1 " in 53.1 " in 53.1 " in 53.1 " in
Rear shoulder room
52.1 " in 52.1 " in 52.1 " in 52.1 " in
Luggage volume
13.7 cu.ft. 13.7 cu.ft. 13.7 cu.ft. 15.0 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
13.7 cu.ft. 13.7 cu.ft. 13.7 cu.ft. 49.8 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
88 cu.ft. 88 cu.ft. 88 cu.ft. 88 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
11.4 gal. 11.4 gal. 11.4 gal. 11.4 gal.

EX 4dr Hatchback

SX 4dr Hatchback

Exterior length
159.4 " in 159.4 " in
Exterior body width
67.7 " in 67.7 " in
Exterior height
57.3 " in 57.3 " in
Horsepower
138 @ 6,300 rpm 138 @ 6,300 rpm
Torque
123 @ 4,850 rpm 123 @ 4,850 rpm
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
8.1 seconds 8.1 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.3 seconds 16.3 seconds
1/4 mile speed
89 mph 89 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
.8 .8
Slalom speed
60 mph 60 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.03/3.36 " 3.03/3.36 "
Curb weight
2,564 lbs. 2,732 lbs.
Wheelbase
101.2 " in 101.2 " in
Front track
59.8 " 59.8 "
Rear track
60.0 " 60.0 "
Turning radius
16.7 '' 17.3 ''
Front legroom
43.8 " in 43.8 " in
Rear legroom
31.1 " in 31.1 " in
Front headroom
40.0 " in 40.0 " in
Rear headroom
37.6 " in 37.6 " in
Front hip room
52.1 " in 52.1 " in
Rear hip room
51.2 " in 51.2 " in
Front shoulder room
53.1 " in 53.1 " in
Rear shoulder room
52.1 " in 52.1 " in
Luggage volume
15.0 cu.ft. 15.0 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
49.8 cu.ft. 49.8 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
88 cu.ft. 88 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
11.4 gal. 11.4 gal.

Interior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Hatchback

Air conditioning, front
manual manual manual manual
Clock
in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
urethane leather/metal-look leather/metal-look urethane
12V DC power outlet
2 2 2 2
Floor console
full full full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
manual power power manual
Rear windows
manual power power manual
1-touch window up
driver driver driver driver
1-touch window down
driver driver driver driver
Instrumentation
analog analog analog analog
Lighting - dome light
fade fade fade fade
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night day-night day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release
mechanical mechanical mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release
mechanical mechanical mechanical mechanical
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2
Steering wheel material
urethane leather/metal-look leather/metal-look urethane
Lighting - map lights
front front
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Overhead console
mini

EX 4dr Hatchback

SX 4dr Hatchback

Air conditioning, front
manual manual
Clock
in-radio display in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
12V DC power outlet
2 2
Floor console
full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power
Rear windows
power power
1-touch window up
driver driver
1-touch window down
driver driver
Instrumentation
analog analog
Lighting - map lights
front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release
mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release
mechanical mechanical
Seatback storage pockets
2 2
Steering wheel material
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
Overhead console
mini

Exterior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Hatchback

Antenna
integrated roof integrated roof integrated roof integrated roof
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround black
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
trunk trunk trunk liftgate
Tinted windows
light light light light
Rear window type
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Spoiler
lip lip lip lip
Front tires
P185/65TR15.0 BSW AS P185/65TR15.0 BSW AS P205/45VR17.0 BSW performance AS P185/65TR15.0 BSW AS
Wheels
15" steel 15" silver aluminum 17" machined aluminum 15" steel
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Fog/driving lights
front front
Sunroof
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Rear window wipers
fixed interval

EX 4dr Hatchback

SX 4dr Hatchback

Antenna
integrated roof integrated roof
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights
front front
Door count
4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows
light light
Rear window type
fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote
Spoiler
lip lip
Front tires
P185/65TR15.0 BSW AS P205/45VR17.0 BSW performance AS
Wheels
15" silver aluminum 17" machined aluminum
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear window wipers
fixed interval fixed interval
Sunroof
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass

Seats

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Hatchback

Front seat type
bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way
Front head restraints
adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim
cloth premium cloth leather cloth
Front armrests
center sliding center sliding
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback

EX 4dr Hatchback

SX 4dr Hatchback

Front seat type
bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 passengers 5 passengers
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 4-way
Front armrests
center sliding center sliding
Front head restraints
adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim
premium cloth leather
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback

Entertainment System

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Hatchback

Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player
in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
Speakers
4 6 6 4
1st row LCD screen
1 1
Navigation system
yes with voice activation

EX 4dr Hatchback

SX 4dr Hatchback

Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player
in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
Speakers
6 6
1st row LCD screen
1 1
Navigation system
yes with voice activation

Safety and Security Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Hatchback

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable seatbelts
front front front front
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front front front
Headlights
halogen halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control
auto off auto off fully automatic auto off
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
manual power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock manual

EX 4dr Hatchback

SX 4dr Hatchback

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable seatbelts
front front
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front
Headlights
halogen halogen
Exterior light control
auto off fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock

Mechanical Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Hatchback

Engine
1.6L I-4 1.6L I-4 1.6L I-4 1.6L I-4
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular regular sport regular
Front suspension type
strut strut strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type
torsion beam torsion beam torsion beam torsion beam
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil coil coil
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio
3.83 3.07 3.07 3.07

EX 4dr Hatchback

SX 4dr Hatchback

Engine
1.6L I-4 1.6L I-4
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular sport
Front suspension type
strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil
Rear suspension type
torsion beam torsion beam
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil
Transmission
6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio
3.07 3.07

Other Specs

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Hatchback

Maximum towing capacity
2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 1700 lbs.

EX 4dr Hatchback

SX 4dr Hatchback

Horsepower rpm
6300 6300
Maximum towing capacity
1700 lbs. 1700 lbs.