2012 Kia Rio 5-Door EX
BASE PRICE: $13,600 for LX manual; $14,700 for LX automatic; $16,500 for EX.
PRICE AS TESTED: $18,650.
TYPE: Front-engine, front-wheel-drive, five-passenger, compact hatchback.
ENGINE: 1.6-liter, double overhead cam, direct-injection four-cylinder engine with CVVT.
MILEAGE: 30 mpg (city), 40 mpg (highway).
TOP SPEED: NA.
LENGTH: 159.3 inches.
WHEELBASE: 101.2 inches.
CURB WEIGHT: 2,483 pounds.
BUILT AT: South Korea.
OPTIONS: EX convenience package (includes rear camera, 15-inch alloy wheels, UVO infotainment system, fog lamps, dual map lights and illuminated vanity mirrors, outside mirrors with turn signal indicators, soft-touch dashboard) $1,000; economy package (includes idle stop and go) $400.
DESTINATION CHARGE: $750.