Chevrolet Spark vs. Kia Rio

Sorbet
VS
Silky Silver

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$10,438 - $12,555
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.59 / 5
39 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
98 hp
130 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.4L DOHC 4
1.6L GDI 16

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39 in.
38.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33 in.
33.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
37.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
13.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
4
5

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
93.9 in.
101.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
33.8 ft.
33.5 ft.

Length

Length
143.1 in.
172.6 in.

Width

Width
62.8 in.
67.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2246 - 2278 .lbs
2648 - 2727 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
98 hp
130 hp

Torque

Torque
94 ft. lbs.
119 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
.lbs
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
9.2 gal.
11.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
30 - 39 mpg
29 - 19 mpg

City

City
29 - 30 mpg
28 - 29 mpg

Highway

Highway
38 - 39 mpg
37 mpg

CVT Transmission

CVT Transmission
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Spark
Kia Rio

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Car
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
83.0 ft³.
89.9 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2246 - 2278 lbs.
2648 - 2727 lbs.

Number of Passenger Doors

Number of Passenger Doors
4
Not Available

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
33 mpg.
32 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
29 - 30 mpg.
28 - 29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
38 - 39 mpg.
37 mpg.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.3
5.5

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LV7
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas I4
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.4L/
1.6 L/97

Fuel System

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MR7 - MR8
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
1 - 5
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic - Manual
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 - 3.91
3.06 - 4.06

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
375
410

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80
90

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank
Torsion Beam

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
N/A mm.
Not Available

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
N/A mm.
Not Available

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QGD
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QGD
Not Available

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
ZAL
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P185/55R15
P185/65TR15

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P185/55R15
P185/65TR15

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
T105/70D14
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 x 6 in.
15 X 5.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6 in.
15 X 5.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
14 x 4.5 in.
Not Available

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
33.8 ft.
33.5 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
Front Disc/Rear Drum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
9.2 gal.
11.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.0 in.
38.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
42.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
50.8 in.
54.1 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
48.2 in.
52.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.0 in.
37.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
49.8 in.
53.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
33.0 in.
33.5 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
48.0 in.
52.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
93.9 in.
101.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
143.1 in.
172.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
62.8 in.
67.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.4 in.
57.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
54.5 in.
59.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
54.5 in.
60 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
11.1 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
27.2 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Spark
Rio

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
Subcompact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.4
1.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4