Kia K2 is a subcompact car the company sells in China. It’s a supermini, suitable for urban needs. Globally the vehicle is marketed as 2012 Kia Rio. It’s among the oldest cars being manufactured by the company since 2000. This popular car has been characterized by stunning body style, interior amenities and affordable price.

K2 offers practicality and tremendous value to the buyers with its crispier details and more engaging driving experience. It looks impressive from both inside and out. A lot of body sculpting and standard interior upholstery bring this model in head-to-head competition with other heavyweights in subcompact segment.

Rio, the global variant of K2 has been much applauded and awarded for its looks and performance. Kia is continuously evolving this vehicle to meet the expectation of its strong customer base and is always up to the mark in keeping them satisfied with this popular model. Although K2 is Kia’s least expensive car, the continuous evolution has elevated this car to a new level of style, quality, reliability and features.

The vehicle is powered by either a 1.4L or a 1.6L engine with choice of 4 or 6-cylinder manual and automatic transmission. The 1.4L engine produces a power of 107 horsepower while the 1.6L engine delivers 123 horsepower to this front-wheel drive vehicle.  There are six different trim levels to choose from and various optional features and upgrades are available along with the standard fixtures. K2 comes in a 4-door sedan and a 5-door hatchback variant in the market. Check more details about K2 here.

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The new Kia K2 offers, among many other features,

  • 15-in steel wheels with 185/65R15 tires
  • Steering-wheel mounted audio controls
  • Heated adjustable driver’s seat
  • Trip computer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tilt/Telescopic Steering
  • Power Accessories
  • Steering-wheel mounted cruise control
  • Bluetooth with the EX models
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Fog Lamps
  • LED exterior lighting and other upgrades with the top-of-the-line SX model
  • Variable intermittent wipers

K2 offers many state-of-the-art safety features including,

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front and rear head airbags
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Emergency braking assist
  • 2 front headrests
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brake-force distribution
  • Tire pressure monitoring




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