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Kia Rio

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Rio Key Features

Driver Airbag Yes
Air Conditioner Yes
Power Steering Yes
Power 99 hp
Engine Displacement 1368 cc
Seating Capacity 5 Seats
Central Locking Yes
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Price List of Rio

Variant Price Specifications  
1.4 MPI RM79,888 *
Off Road Price
5 Seats, Petrol

Rio Colors

Rio is available in 4 different colors - Signal Red, Smoke Blue, Silky Silver and Clear White.

  • Signal Red

  • Smoke Blue

  • Silky Silver

  • Clear White

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Overview

Overview


The latest Kia Rio is a subcompact car which is manufactured by the South Korean auto maker Kia since August 2000 with its three generations. In Malaysian auto market, the Kia has introduced this amazing car in 5-door hatchback body style. It is made available in two variants which shares most of the features: 1.4 EX and 1.4 SX. Both of these variants of Kia Rio are powered with a standard fuel efficient petrol engine, a 1.4 litre DOHC MPI CVVT Gamma which is employed with CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing) feature that results in better power and decent performance. This 1.4 litre DOHC MPI CVVT Gamma engine has the capacity of generating 109 PS of maximum power output at 6300 rpm, along with the highest torque generated 137 Nm at 4200 rpm. Also, it is linked with automatic 4-speed automatic transmission to provide better handling to the driver.

In 2010, the Rio was face lifted to consolidate a stylish radiator “Tiger Nose” grille for its next generation. Alongside, it has created a glimpse of sophistication with its stylish exterior design line that comprises projector headlamps enclosing LED Daytime Running light and static Bending light, body colored door handles, electrically adjustable side mirrors with electric folding feature, integrated with LED side repeater and stylish sunroof in the 1.4 SX variant. However on the inside, black colored upholstery, high tech Arkamys audio system with 6 superior quality speakers, air conditioning system (Manual in 1.4 EX and fully automatic in 1.4 SX), front and rear windows that are powered with automatic driver’s up and down function and the multi-function steering wheel is employed with audio controls and Bluetooth connectivity makes its occupants to relax and ride for long. For safety and reliability, this amazing hatchback proposes number of safety aspects such as six airbags (Dual front, side and curtain airbags), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) for vehicle’s stability, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist System (BAS), Traction Control System (TCS) and ISOFIX child anchor. Hence, this 5-door brings out the “Style” in your lifestyle.

Mileage and Fuel economy


Fuel efficient petrol engine equipped in the New Kia Rio, gives out great performance considering both the aspects, the power and the fuel economy. The petrol engine, 1.4 DOHC MPI CVVT GAMMA gives a decent mileage of 16.6 km/l. The fuel tank has a capacity of 43 litres.

Power


Equipped with 1.4 litre DOHC MPI CVVT Gamma engine is capable enough to generate the maximum power output of 109 PS at 6300 rpm and the peak torque is about 137 Nm in 4200 rpm.

Acceleration & Pickup


The equipped 1.4 DOHC MPI CVVT GAMMA engine is quite fast and gives amazing performance. This engine takes 11.1 seconds to reach the speed mark of 100 km/h from halt. However, the top speed remains as 183 km/h.

Exterior


This stylish new hatchback by Kia, has brought fresh looks to the Malaysian auto market. Rio shows a perfect blend of elegance, sportiness and refinement. Its expressive exterior design has thrown away the bland shapes and generic looks of its predecessor, and enhanced with crisp and well-organized design line, influenced collectively with all, that does well in its segment. The distinctive front layout with positioned Kia logo is set against the dynamic background with appealing design of Tiger Nose Radiator Grille to propose the cooling environment of the engine. Along with it, the projector headlamps comprising LED Daytime Running light and static Bending light makes further enhancements to its front profile. Tinted solar band windshield glass gives a clear vision to the driver, and body colored door handles shows off its appealing side profile. Also, the electrically adjustable side mirrors with electric folding feature and integrated with LED side repeater helps you to give the clear rear view vision. Front fog lamps and sunroof is made available with the 1.4 SX variant of New Kia Rio.

Exterior Measurements


The overall L x W x H dimensions for all the variants of New Kia Rio remain standard at 4050 mm X 1720 mm X 1455 mm. Whilst, the wheelbase for the Rio is 2570 mm which is quite impressive for a hatchback.

Interior


As the exterior of this stylish hatchback suggests liveliness, the interior shows similar appeal. However, it is handsome and business-like due to fitted premium quality upholstery which is black in color. The nicely finished dashboard comprises high tech Arkamys audio system with 6 superior quality speakers, along with air conditioning system (Manual in 1.4 EX and fully automatic in 1.4 SX) and advance trip computer with illumination. The centre facia trim embellished with metal detailing enhances the overall appearance of the cockpit. The seating inside the cabin of latest Rio, is fitted with active head restrain and adjustable sliding centre armrest which not only increases the elegance inside, but also provides convenience to its occupants. Alongside, you can also enjoy driving to your adjustable higher driving position having the wider view of the road ahead. Further, the driving pedals adorned with aluminum detailing and 60:40 split folding rear seat with headrest adjuster is also available to make your drive more interesting till you reach the destination.

Interior Comfort


Rio offers comfort in the seating positions including front seats with active head restrain and sliding centre armrest, and rear seats with headrest adjuster to its occupants. The rear seats comes with 60:40 split folding feature, providing more space to store your extra luggage. Equipped seat belts increases the comfort with its 3-point ELR type and height adjuster which also keep you safe at the time of sudden braking. To provide a pleasing and useful aspect to its consumer, the Rio is fitted with advance glove box enclosing cooling and illumination function. Also, it has front and rear windows that are powered with automatic driver’s up and down function, along with a safety window which is equipped at driver’s side only. For easy driving, the steering wheel is employed with audio controls and Bluetooth connectivity, Moreover, the 1.4 SX variant of this hatchback comes with Push start and engine stop button which ignites the engine with just a touch of finger.

Interior Measurements


The latest Kia Rio has large and spacious cabin which also offers enough boot space to store your luggage, accessories and belongings. This hatchback offers the maximum boot volume of 288 litres when the rear seats are placed upright. This boot volume can also be extend further with its 60:40 folding rear seats.

Engine and Performance


The new Kia Rio is powered with an efficient engine, 1.4 DOHC MPI CVVT GAMMA which provides great performance when it comes to power and fuel economy. The appointed petrol engine is employed with CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing) feature which contributes in its decent performance. The 1.4 litre DOHC MPI CVVT Gamma engine produces the maximum power output of 109 PS at 6300 rpm, along with the maximum torque generated 137 Nm at 4200 rotations per minute. For firm driving, all the variants of the Rio is linked with automatic 4-speed transmission gearbox.

Stereo and Accessories


Operating an advance audio system, the new Kia Rio lets its occupants enjoy the ride effectively. The embedded Arkamys audio system with high quality six speakers is an add-on to your excitement during the ride. The stereo system embrace a radio, CD player and MP3 Player which also comes with additional power outlets including AUX interface. You can simply connect your phone with USB and iPod connectivity to listen to your desirable music. Moreover, controlling your audio system would be easy, as the steering wheel of this amazing car comes with audio controls and Bluetooth connectivity. This Bluetooth connectivity feature lets you talk over the phone while driving with an easy access.

Wheels


Both of the variants of latest Kia Rio are employed with different sized alloy wheels to express their robustness and sportiness. The 1.4 EX variant is appointed with 16 inch alloy wheels, embracing 195/55 R16 tyre size, whereas the 1.4 SX variant employs 17 inch alloy wheels with tyre size of 205/45 R17.

Braking and Handling


Being a dynamic hatchback, the latest Kia Rio is provided with ventilated disc brakes for front and solid disc brakes for the rear. For easy handling, the front suspension comes with McPherson struts and stabilizer and the rear suspension is programmed with coupled torsion beam axle (CTBA). Alongside, to enhance the dynamics of the vehicle this hatchback is provided with Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) which comprises Electronic Stability Control (ESC) enabling the driver to reduce the danger of skidding, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) which prevents the wheels from locking up at the time of braking, Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) varying the amount of force applied on the brakes individually, Brake Assist System (BAS) increasing the braking pressure at the time of emergency and Traction Control System (TCS) which prevents the loss of traction.

Safety and Security


Provided with advance active and passive safety aspects, the latest edition of Kia Rio makes its occupants feel safe during the ride. This hatchback offers number of safety features such as six airbags (Dual front, side and curtain airbags), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) enclosing Electronic Stability Control (ESC) that let the driver to reduce the danger of skidding or loss of traction, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) which prevents the wheels from locking up at the time of braking, Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) which varies the amount of force applied on the brakes individually, Brake Assist System (BAS) increasing the braking pressure at the time of emergency and Traction Control System (TCS) which regulates the loss of traction. Further, it has ISOFIX child anchor and a rear parking assist system system which aids in safe parking.

Pros


Efficient and economical engine
Roomy interiors
Advance audio system

Cons


Light Steering wheel
No Diesel variant
Many exciting competitors

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