FIAT 500 vs. Kia Rio

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VS
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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$17,740 (MSRP)
$13,900 - $14,990 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
3.33 / 5
6 Reviews
4.57 / 5
53 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
135 hp
130 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.4L I4 MultiAir Turbo
1.6L GDI 16

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.7 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.6 in.
38.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
31.7 in.
33.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.8 in.
37.4 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Tire Width

Tire Width
P195/45HR16
P185/65TR15

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
90.6 in.
101.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
30.6 ft.
33.5 ft.

Length

Length
139.6 in.
172.6 in.

Width

Width
64.1 in.
67.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2424 - 2495 lbs.
2648 - 2727 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
135 hp
130 hp

Torque

Torque
150 ft. lbs.
119 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
4 Cylinder

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
10.5 gal.
11.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
28 - 31 mpg
33 - 29 mpg

City

City
24 - 28 mpg
28 - 29 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 - 33 mpg
37 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
FIAT 500c
Kia Rio

Body Style

Body Style
Cabrio
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
75.5 ft³.
89.9 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2424 - 2495 lbs.
2648 - 2727 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 mpg.
32 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
33 mpg.
37 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
EAM
Regular Unleaded I-4

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
1.6 L/97

Displacement

Displacement
1.4 L/83
Gasoline Direct Injection

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
6

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DDE - DF4
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

Trans Type

Trans Type
5 - 6
3.77 - 4.40

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD
2.04 - 2.73

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.91 - 4.04
1.29 - 1.83

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.24 - 2.37
1.04 - 1.39

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 - 1.56
0.89 - 1.00

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16
0.77

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 - 0.87
3.44 - 3.70

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
3.06 - 4.06

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 - 3.91
410

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.35 - 3.50
5.5

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500
90

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9
Strut

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
P185/65TR15

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
P185/65TR15

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
T1D
15 X 5.5 in.

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
T1D
15 X 5.5 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P195/45HR16
Steel

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P195/45HR16
Steel

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
Rack-Pinion

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
33.5 ft.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Front Disc/Rear Drum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
4-Wheel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Yes

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
30.6 ft.
11 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
8 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Yes

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
8 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
11.9 gal.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 in.
38.9 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9.4 in.
42.1 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
10.5 gal.
54.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.6 in.
52.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.7 in.
37.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
49.4 in.
33.5 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
47.9 in.
53.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.8 in.
52.4 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
31.7 in.
101.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
46.4 in.
172.6 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
42 in.
67.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
90.6 in.
57.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
139.6 in.
59.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
64.1 in.
60 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59.8 in.
5.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
55.4 in.
13.7 ft³.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
55 in.
Rio

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
4.6 in.
Subcompact

Model Group

Model Group
500c
Sedan

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
1.6

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible
DOHC

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.4
aluminum

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
4

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
4