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2010 Kia Rio vs. 2011 Kia Rio

To start off, 2011 Kia Rio is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Kia Rio. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Kia Rio would be higher. Both 2010 Kia Rio and 2011 Kia Rio are equipped with a 1,600 cc engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 110 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Kia Rio weights approximately 33 kg more than 2011 Kia Rio.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, both vehicles can yield 145 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

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2010 Kia Rio 2011 Kia Rio
Make Kia Kia
Model Rio Rio
Year Released 2010 2011
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1600 cc 1600 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 110 HP 110 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 145 Nm 145 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1106 kg 1073 kg
Vehicle Length 4026 mm 4239 mm
Vehicle Width 1694 mm 1694 mm
Vehicle Height 1471 mm 1471 mm
Wheelbase Size 2499 mm 2499 mm
Fuel Consumption 6.9 L/100km 6.9 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 8.4 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 45 L


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