Key facts

2011 Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi Air information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4045 mm
How heavy?
1191 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1120 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
75 PS / 74 bhp / 55 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
170 Nm / 125 / 17.3 kgm @ 1500-2750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 15.5 s
How fast?
158 km/h, 98 mph
How economical?
3.9/3.3/3.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
94.0 CO2 g/km


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2011 Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi Air technical specifications


This automobile has a 5 door hatchback type body with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels.
It's powered courtesy of a turbocharged engine of 1.1 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 3 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 74 bhp (75 PS/55 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 170 N·m (125 lb·ft/17.3 kgm) at 1500-2750 rpm.
The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual transmission.
It weighs a stated 1191 kg at the kerb.
Maximum speed claimed is 158 km/h, which is 98 mph, official fuel consumption figures are 3.9/3.3/3.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 94.0 g/km.
2011 Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi Air data
2011 Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi Air data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2570 101.2
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4045 159.3
Width 1720 67.7
Height 1455 57.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.57
Kerb weight 1191 kg 2626 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 43 litres 9.5 UK Gal 11.4 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Kia
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 1.1 litre
1120 cc
(68.347 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 84.5 mm
2.95 × 3.33 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 75 PS (74 bhp) (55 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 66.1 bhp/litre
1.08 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 170 Nm (125 ft·lb) (17.3 kgm)
at 1500-2750 rpm
Specific torque 151.79 Nm/litre
1.83 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 16:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1907.4 kPa (276.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 373.33 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 15.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 158 km/h (98 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 63 PS/g
46.33 kW/g
62.13 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.58 kg/kW
36.05 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 3.9/3.3/3.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km3.9/3.3/3.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre25.6/30.3/27.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG72.4/85.6/78.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG60.3/71.3/65.3 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 94.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 95.40 g/km
VED band (UK) A
CO2 Effizienz (DE) A
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 2.820
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½J x 15
Wheel size rear 5½J x 15
Tyres front 185/65 R 15
Tyres rear 185/65 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 256 mm
Rear brake diameter 262 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 3.83
general ID253704
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi Air added 2011-08-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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