Kia Rio is one of the most recognized vehicles in the Kia car line-up!
Available as a 4-door sedan, 5-door and 3-door hatchback, the model continues to offer spirited road manners, outstanding interior space and up-to-date safety features.
All three body configurations incorporate an eye-catching exterior design and offer plenty of space inside the cabin.
A combination of world-class styling and advanced technologies make the Rio line-up an exceptional value!
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US-Specs Kia Rio Models
Before we dive into the Rio’ details such as pricing, specs and reviews, let’s take a look at a general introduction of this highly-popular sub-compact car.
The entry-level car offered by Kia in the US is the Rio. It comes in a pair of different body styles: the Rio 4-door sedan and the Rio 5-door hatchback.
No matter which of the two you opt for, you can be sure to receive a ton of standard features with your purchase. With a great looking design and a slew of technology on board, the Rio offers excellent value for your money.
The latest version of the Rio comes with a number of enhancements, including changes to the engine and body designed to improve aerodynamics.
There is also now a smart key that has a stylish folding key as part of the package. Inside, you will find a new leather-wrapped steering wheel and a new water temperature gauge.
In the US, the Rio comes equipped with a 1-6-liter GDI 4-cylinder with the option of a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission.
The engine delivers a peppy 138 horses and comes with a fuel economy rating of 27/37 mpg city/highway for both the sedan and hatchback models. If you go with the optional ECO package, those numbers then become 28/37 mpg city/highway.
NOTE: the mpg figures reffer to the 2014 model year Rio!
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The new Kia Rio offers, among many other features,
- Steering-wheel Audio Controls, standard Satellite Radio compatibility, and a USB port with the LX model
- Air Conditioning, Tilt/Telescopic Steering, Power Accessories, Cruise Control and Bluetoothwith the EX models
- Heated Mirrors, Fog Lamps, LED exterior lighting and other upgradeswith the top-of-the-line SX model. Navigation system or UVO connectivity interface are optionally given.
The fuel economy is great for Rio in city, highway or combo driving conditions and that’s been revised by Kia recently for 1.6L engine at city-28/hgwy-36/comb-31 mpg (average).
The price band for Kia Rio is $13,600 – $17,900.
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