Starts at: 16,450 $
Review 2022
KIA Rio USA

2022 Kia Rio sedan
KIA Rio Top Third Subcompact Car of the Year 2020

2022 Kia Rio Price in the USA

KIA Rio LX Starts at: $16,450
KIA Rio S Starts at: $17,090 

Kia Rio has been declared the top third subcompact car of the year because of its reliability, comfort, and performance. Kia Rio offers you an agile vehicle handling and refines ride quality providing you up-to-date infotainment technology and spacious interior the best part is that this is top updated with a new powerful engine that delivers more power and efficiency while the automatic transmission is now also available giving you more mileage. Seven inches infotainment screens compatible with smartphones are now provided as standard in all trim levels of Kia Rio.

Trim & Versions: 

 It is available in three trim levels that include LX sedan, S sedan, and S hatchback. LX trim is equipped with a rearview parking camera, one USB port, heated side mirrors, and six speakers audio system. S trim features folding rear seats, keyless entry, two USB ports, adjustable headrest for rear seats, and armrests. S trim also offers an additional technology package that features an emergency braking system, service communication, driver’s assistance programs, and forward-collision warning alarm.

2020 KIA Rio Sedan upside front view
KIA Rio Sedan upside front view

Engine, Transmission & Performance:

It is charged by 1.6 liters four inline 1598 cc engine producing 120 horsepower at 6300 rpm with a torque of 112 pounds-feet at 4500 rpm. The inline four-cylinder engine now provides you more practicality and lets you drive with fun offering the drivers a precise and balanced six-speed continuously varying automatic transmission while motor-driven power steering improves responsiveness and makes your drive more fun.

2020 KIA Rio Sedan engine View
KIA Rio Sedan engine View

Driving & Fuel Economy:

 A nice blend of agility and comfort is given to passengers because of its pleasant suspension “soaking the bumps and imperfections of road impressively and also making body rolls around corners comfortably. The new Kia Rio offers more fuel efficiency with affordable fuel economy than before giving you a mileage of 33 miles per gallon in the city and 41 miles per gallon on highways. The front-wheel driving feature is provided as standard in all trims of Kia Rio equipped with an improved suspension system and responsive steering control. The all-new engine is best chosen for driving the car at low speeds making it the best for city cars driving comfortably in urban traffics and narrow city streets while driving it at high speeds can produce irritating noise in the cabin disturbing the comfort of riders. It has the capacity to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in only 10 seconds.

Exterior Design & Features:

The design of the Kia Rio is simple and sculpted that features an attractive front end having a tiger-nose chrome grille with the signature Kia logo and halogen eye-catching LED headlights sweeping around provided with multi reflectors.

2020 KIA Rio Sedan front view full
KIA Rio Sedan front view full

2020 KIA Rio Sedan front view
KIA Rio Sedan front view

2020 KIA Rio Sedan front headlights & fog lights view
KIA Rio Sedan front headlights & fog lights view

The sleek silhouette flaunts an athletic appearance to this vehicle while the rear end features a large-sized window, beautifully designed taillights, and a decent size separate cargo area while the car looks attractive from every angle. Fifteen inches alloy wheels give this sedan bold looks while body-colored door handles, variable intermittent windshield wipers, heated side mirrors, solar control glass, rear wipers, and space-saver spare tire is also provided to you.

2020 KIA Rio Sedan Title Image
KIA Rio Sedan Title Image

2020 KIA Rio Sedan Side View
KIA Rio Sedan Side View

2020 KIA Rio Sedan Rear View
KIA Rio Sedan Rear View

2020 KIA Rio Sedan luggage area view
KIA Rio Sedan luggage area view

Interior Design & Features:

The beautifully designed cabin of Kia Rio is stylish as well as comfortable accommodating five adults providing maximum relaxation and comfort to the passengers even on long route journeys but the rear seats are not much spacious with comparatively less legroom and 13.7 cubic foot of cargo area is quite enough for carrying your grocery bags and a little luggage. The driver’s seat can be adjusted manually in six ways so the driver can drive comfortably with minimum fatigue.

2020 KIA Rio Sedan front seats
KIA Rio Sedan front seats

2020 KIA Rio Sedan Rear Seats View
KIA Rio Sedan Rear Seats View

The cabin has been equipped with the latest technology that includes a seven inches standard screen to provide you with infotainment having easy connectivity with Android Auto and Apple Car play while a rearview camera is also displayed on the touch screen to help you in parking and reversing. Kia Rio has been given the highest rating by IIHS declaring it a top safety pick vehicle as it is equipped (Safety Features) with a forwarding collision warning alarm, automatic emergency braking system, rearview camera, airbags, anti-lock braking system, electronic stability control system, hill start assistance, tire pressure monitoring system and side-impact door beams.

2020 KIA Rio Sedan front cabin interior view
KIA Rio Sedan front cabin interior view

2020 KIA Rio Sedan full front cabin interior view
KIA Rio Sedan full front cabin interior view

2020 KIA Rio Sedan Transmission view
KIA Rio Sedan Transmission view

Major competitors:

Kia Rio gives a tough competition to Toyota Yaris, Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent, Nissan Versa, Chevrolet Sonic, and Honda Civic.

 

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