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Kia Rio I 1.5 Specs

(2003 - 2005) - Technical Specifications for Years 2003, 2004, 2005


With a fuel consumption of 7.1 litres/100km - 40 mpg UK - 33 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 11.6 seconds, a maximum top speed of 109 mph (175 km/h), a curb weight of 2321 lbs (1053 kgs), the Rio I 1.5 has a naturally-aspirated Inline 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor.
This engine produces a maximum power of 97 PS (96 bhp - 71 kW) at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 132 Nm (97 lb.ft) at 4500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the front wheel drive (FWD) with a 5 speed Manual gearbox.
About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Rio I has Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar front suspension and De Dion axle. Coil springs rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 175 / 65 on 14 inch rims at the front, and 175 / 65 on 14 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the Rio I 1.5 braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Drums at the rear.
The Rio I model is a car manufactured by Kia, sold new from year 2003 to 2005, and available after that as a used car.

Kia Rio I 1.5 Engine Technical Data Kia Rio I 1.5 Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : Inline 4
Engine Code : -
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : MPI
Engine Alignment : Transverse
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 1493 cm3 or 91.1 cu-in
Bore x Stroke : 75.5 x 83.4 mm
2.95 x 3.27 inches
Number of valves : 16 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 97 PS or 96 bhp or 71 kW @ 5500 rpm
Maximum torque : 132 Nm or 97 lb.ft @ 4500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : FWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Kia Rio I 1.5 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Kia Rio I 1.5 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 7.1 L/100km
40 mpg UK / 33 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - Extra Urban: 5.9 L/100km
48 mpg UK / 40 mpg US
Fuel Consumption - Economy - City: 9.3 L/100km
30 mpg UK / 25 mpg US
Range : 633 Km or 393 miles
Fuel Tank Capacity : 45 L
9.9 UK gallons
11.9 US gallons
CO2 emissions : 169 g/Km (Kia)

Kia Rio I 1.5 Performance Kia Rio I 1.5 Performance

Top Speed : 175 km/h or 109 Mph
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 11.6 s

Kia Rio I 1.5 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Kia Rio I 1.5 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Wheelbase : 241 cm or 94.88 inches
Length : 424 cm or 166.93 inches
Width : 168 cm or 66.14 inches
Height : 142 cm or 55.91 inches
Max. Towing Capacity Weight : 0 Kg or 0 lbs
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Vented Discs (- mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums (- mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/65 R14
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 175/65 R14
Curb Weight : 1053 kg OR 2321 lbs
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 10.9 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 296 L
Front Suspension : Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : De Dion axle. Coil springs
How much horsepower does a 2003 Kia Rio I 1.5 have?
The 2003 Kia Rio I 1.5 has 97 PS / 96 bhp / 71 kW horsepower.

How much does a Kia Rio I 1.5 weighs?
The Kia Rio I 1.5 weighs 1053 Kg / 2321 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Kia Rio I 1.5?
The Kia Rio I 1.5 top speed is 175 Km/h / 109 mph.

Is Kia Rio I 1.5 All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Kia Rio I 1.5 is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Front Wheel Drive (FWD).

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