2020 Kia RIO
South Korean’s subcompact car Kia Pride made its comeback again in 2011 and began its sales and export to new markets with the name Kia Rio JB. The all-new Kia Rio 2020 is a hatchback that not only has high quality but also provides refined ride along with agile handling and powerful drive and because of its powerful and fuel efficient engine it stand as top fifth car among other subcompact cars. 2020 Kia Rio has introduced an improved new 4 cylinder engine with continuously varying transmission and a latest upgraded seven inches touch screen display also compatible with your smart phones.
The all-new Kia Rio is available in two trim levels that include LX trim and S trim. Powertrain of both trims is same as well as front wheel drive and automatic transmission is made standard in both trims. S trim: also offers an S technology package that is equipped with tire pressure monitoring alert alarm, forward collision alarm, 3.5 inches digital cluster instrumentation display and LED headlights provided with positioning lights. You can purchase the Home link software for both the trims by paying an additional cost of 350 US dollars. Kia Motors Pakistan has also introduced the Kia Rio in Pakistan in 2018 with all the latest features and refreshed style while the updated model for 2020 is also expected to see in our country in the 2nd half of 2020.
Drive train, transmission and performance:
2020 Kia Rio is powered with 1.6 liters 4 cylinder engine producing a maximum power of 120 hp and torque of 112 pounds feet. Engine of Kia Rio is paired with continuously varying transmission giving enough acceleration and power to the front wheels. The acceleration test of Kia Rio from zero to forty miles per hour is quite eager and sprite.
2020 model is kept light weighted making it an ideal for city run about while providing with impressive body roll moreover steering feedback is precise that lets the cornering and turning of the car very easy around every curve. Ride quality and poise handling is very impressive giving a substantial feel. Fuel economy of 2020 Kia Rio is quite affordable providing you a mileage of thirty seven miles per gallon on highways and twenty eight miles per gallon in city with a fuel tank capacity of 11.9 gallons. The perfectly tuned chassis of all-new Rio soaks up all the road imperfections providing you a balanced and smooth drive to the passengers making it most suitable for city drive.
Exterior design and features:
2020 Kia Rio is 172.6 inches in length, 67.9 inches in width and 57.1 inches in height with a curb weight of 2767 pounds. It is available in three exterior colors for LX trim and three different exterior colors for S trim. Overall design of Kia Rio is kept the same with small subcompact car shape but sharp purposeful lines give stylish details to it by giving front end a widened look with pinched chrome accented grille flanked by LED headlights. The alloy wheels size and shape is also the same as the previous models keeping the similar plastic hubcaps. Rear end gives a stable and wide stance with its stylish bumper at back and eye catching tail lights.
Interior design and features:
The stylish and comfortable interior cabin of 2020 Kia Rio is equipped with fabric covered seats accommodating maximum five passengers and the driver’s seat is featured with six way power adjustment. Black and gray color theme in cabin gives an elegant and simple layout with seven inches touch screen display mounted on dashboard having connectivity with Android Auto and Apple Car play interface for infotainment while you will also be getting two USB ports.
It gives you a 13.7 cubic foot of trunk space carrying enough amount of luggage further be enhanced by folding rear seats.
Safety: IIHS has declared it as a top safety pick vehicle as it is equipped with all latest and basic safety features making it safe to drive. Some of the key safety features include anti-lock braking system, electronic brake distribution, 6 air bags, stability control, child locks, rear view camera and tire pressure monitoring system.
The LX trim of 2020 Kia Rio is available at a starting price of 16,675 US dollars while S trim of Kia Rio 2020 has a price of 17,315 US dollars.