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Kia Rio Specifications for 2005

A short review of the Kia Rio can be found here while longer reviews can be found here and here. If you're interested in what an American motoring writer thought of the vehicle you can find his review here

Kia Rio

Front suspension McPherson strut with stabiliser gas shocks

Rear suspension Coupled torsion beam axle gas shocks

Front brakes Ventilated disc Rear brakes Drum

Steering Power - Rack & Pinion

Tyres 175/70 R14 Tyres Alloy Wheels Not available Accessory Item

Full Size Spare Wheel Standard

Fuel Type Unleaded Fuel Tank 45 litre

Engine type 1.6 DOHC CVVT

Capacity 1,599

Max. power 82kW @ 6,000rpm

Max. torque 145Nm @ 4,500rpm

Bore/stroke 76.5 x 87

Compression ratio 10:1

Fuel delivery Multi-point fuel injection

Ignition system Distributorless system

4 speed Automatic or 5 speed manual

4 Speed Automatic Option
Ratios: 1st 2.846 2nd 1.581 3rd 1.000 4th 0.685 5th Reverse 2.176 Final Drive 4.041

5 Speed Manual
Ratios: 1st 3.615 2nd 2.053 3rd 1.37 4th 1.031 5th 0.837 Rerse 3.583 Final Drive 4.056

Overall Length (sedan) 4,240 mm

Overall Length (hatch) 3,990 mm

Overall Width 1,695 mm

Overall Height 1,470 mm

Wheelbase 2,500 mm

Front Overhang 830 mm

Rear Overhang (sedan) 910 mm

Rear Overhang (hatch) 660 mm

Front Track 1,470 mm

Rear Track 1,460 mm

Kerb weight (manual) (hatch) 1,193 kg

Kerb weight (manual) (sedan) 1,181 kg

Kerb Weight (automatic) (hatch) 1,215 kg

Kerb Weight (automatic) (sedan) 1,203 kg

Turning circle 10.1 m

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