2003 Kia Rio

2003 Kia Rio Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Front Wheel
Body / Chassis : Steel unibody
Production Years for Series : 2000 - 2005
Price : MSRP: $9,250-11,625
Weight : 2242 lbs | 1016.954 kg

Power

Inline 4
Displacement : 1600 cc | 97.6 cu in. | 1.6 L.
Power : 104 HP (76.544 KW) @ 5800 RPM
Torque :104 Ft-Lbs (141 NM) @ 4700 RPM
Transmission:
5 Manual

Dimensions

Cargo Volume : 9 cu. ft.
Seating Capacity : 4
Exterior
Length : 166.9 in | 4239 mm.
Width : 65.9 in | 1674 mm.
Height : 56.7 in | 1440 mm.
Wheelbase : 94.9 in | 2410 mm.

Handling

Steering
Power Steering

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 175/65R14

Safety

NHTSA Crash-Test Results
2003 Kia Rio 4-DR.
Frontal driver : NHTSA Safety data vehicle rating
Frontal passenger : NHTSA Safety data vehicle rating
Side driver : NHTSA Safety data vehicle rating
Side rear passenger : NHTSA Safety data vehicle rating
Rollover 2 Wheel Drive : NHTSA Safety data vehicle rating
2003 Kia Rio 4-DR. Wagon
Frontal driver : NHTSA Safety data vehicle rating
Frontal passenger : NHTSA Safety data vehicle rating
Side driver : Not Tested
Side rear passenger : Not Tested
Rollover 2 Wheel Drive : NHTSA Safety data vehicle rating

Recall

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Manufacturer

KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.

Mfr Report Date20000504
NHTSA Campaign ID04V179000
SummaryON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL INTAKE NIPPLE OF THE FUEL DISTRIBUTOR IS SUBJECT TO FRACTURE OR CRACKING DURING REMOVAL OF THE QUICK CONNECT COUPLING SECURING THE MAIN FUEL TUBE ASSEMBLY TO THE FUEL INTAKE NIPPLE, OR WHEN FORCE IS ACCIDENTALLY APPLIED TO THE INTAKE NIPPLE DURING THE VEHICLE ASSEMBLY PROCESS OR DURING ENGINE COMPARTMENT REPAIRS.
ConsequenceFUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL DISTRIBUTOR AND MAIN FUEL TUBE ASSEMBLIES. THE RECALL BEGAN JUNE 18, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.
NotesKIA RECALL NO. SC036.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Component

SEAT BELTS:REAR

Manufacturer

KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.

Mfr Report Date20020622
NHTSA Campaign ID06V294000
SummaryCERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, 'OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.' WHEN USED WITH CERTAIN CHILD SEATS, THE AUTOMATIC LOCKING RETRACTOR (ALR) FUNCTION IN THE REAR OUTBOARD SEATBELT ASSEMBLIES MAY DISENGAGE.
ConsequenceIF A CHILD SEAT IS NOT PROPERLY SECURED, THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH REAR OUTBOARD SEATBELT ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI-KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.
NotesKIARECALL NO. SC064. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV.

Component

CHILD SEAT

Manufacturer

KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.

Mfr Report Date20020622
NHTSA Campaign ID05V557000
SummaryCERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, 'CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS.' CERTAIN CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORS WILL NOT FULLY LATCH ONTO THE LOWER LATCH ANCHORS LOCATED BETWEEN THE REAR SEAT BACK AND REAR SEAT CUSHION BECAUSE OF INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE CHILD SEAT ANCHORS AND A METAL WIRE LOCATED IN THE FRAME OF THE REAR SEAT BACK. UNTIL THE RECALL REPAIR IS COMPLETED, FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED BY YOUR CHILD SEATS MANUFACTURER ON HOW TO PROPERLY INSTALL THE CHILD SEAT WITH YOUR VEHICLE'S REAR SAFETY BELTS RATHER THAN USING THE LATCH SYSTEM.
ConsequenceIN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, IF THE CHILD SEAT IS NOT PROPERLY INSTALLED, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH COULD OCCUR.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER ANCHORS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 30, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.
NotesKIA RECALL NO. SC057.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

2003 Averages

Avg. Household Income : $45,016
Avg. Home : $246,300
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $1.83

The 2003 Kia Rio measures 65.90 inches in width, 166.90 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 94.90 inches.

For additional safety information and testing procedures, please visit the NHTSA website.


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