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KIA Rio Hatchback

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Dimensions & Capacity
Ground Clearance 140 mm
Seating Capacity 5 Seats
 
Safety
Driver Airbag Yes
 
Comfort & Convenience
Air Conditioner Yes
Power Steering Yes
 
Performance
Engine Displacement 1396 cc
Power 106 hp
 
Showing information of KIA Rio Hatchback 1.4L EX AT - Petrol variant

Recent Updates of KIA Rio Hatchback

2017 Kia Rio hatchback enters the Philippines market. The updated hatchback now features refreshed exterior and interior along with the addition of some new features. The 2017 Rio hatchback holds a starting price tag of Php 735,000 and will be available for sale by the first week of June.

Price List of KIA Rio Hatchback

Variant (SRP)  
1.4L EX AT
5 Seats, Petrol
   

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Colors of KIA Rio Hatchback

  • Aurora Black Pearl

  • Bright Silver

  • Clear White

  • Formal Deep Blue

  • Platinum Graphite

  • Red

  • Signal Red

  • Wendy Brown

Review of KIA Rio Hatchback

Overview

Overview

Considered as the class leader in its subcompact category, Kia Rio stands well against the rivals in the market. Rio is a fuel efficient hatchback which offers a Gamma 1.4-litre gasoline engine. This engine is efficient and delivers a maximum power of 107 PS at 6300 rpm with a maximum torque of 137 Nm at 4200. The latest upgraded model looks stronger and performance oriented to deliver the excellent value mated with the 4-speed automatic transmission system. In terms of the exterior styling, Kia Rio has received a restructured grille pattern and newly designed taillights at the rear. The LED positioning headlamps at the front matched well with the adjoining new pattern grille. The mirrors are equipped with LED side repeaters to notify the traffic easily. The new rear combination lamps of the car are elegant and attractive to enhance the overall look of the car from the rear angle. Well known for one of the most sophisticated vehicles in the segment, Kia Rio manages to offer comfortable and spacious interior to its customers. With high-quality interior styling, Rio stands out to be the market leader with a number of subcompact competitors. Covered with fine black upholstery, the cabin of the car appears neat and organized with center fascia that looks logically arranged with an added convenience and comfort for the driver. The leather wrapping on steering wheel makes it look stylish while adding comfort or the driver. This steering has easy to control audio switches mounted on both the sides for the convenience. Not only are the interiors and exteriors graced, Rio also assures the utmost safety of its customers by providing a decent amount of safety features. It comes standard with 4 wheel disc Anti-Lock Braking System and EBS (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) system. The new Kia Rio hatch has received four stars in federal crash testing with a good side impact score ensuring the best safety of its occupants. The safety features include dual front, side and curtain airbags, hill start assist feature, rear view camera and stability control.

Mileage and Fuel economy

In terms of mileage, the Gamma 1.4-litre gasoline engine is efficient in terms of power and fuel efficiency. The newly tuned engine delivers a mileage of 15.80 kmpl which is pretty decent for a city drive. This Rio car can carry a maximum of 43 litres in its fuel tank which ensures that you don’t have to stop at every gas station to refill it. Apart from this, the Active ECO mode system helps the vehicle to reach optimal fuel economy by controlling the parts of engine and transmission accordingly.

Power

The efficient 1.4-litre gasoline engine churns out 107 PS of maximum power at 6300 rpm with the maximum torque counting to 137 Nm at 4200 rpm. the power knocked out by this humble engine is decent enough for a compact drive like Kia Rio.

Acceleration & Pickup

Packed with an efficient 1.4-litre engine, the new Kia Rio is capable of offering decent acceleration and pick up. Since this drive is not meant for racing on the tracks, it delivers satisfactory numbers in both of these segments. this powertrain races from naught to 100 kmph in 12.5 seconds with a peak speed of 183 kmph which is acceptable for a compact hatch.

Exterior

Kia Rio hatchback is considered to be a perfect partner with decent power and safety along with stylish exteriors. The front view of the car is dominated with large LED positioning lamps matched to join the black mesh radiator Kia signature nose grille surrounded by a chrome background in a sleek manner. The halogen multi-reflector lens headlights offer a substantial illumination at the front while driving on dark pathways. The power folded mirrors on both the sides are integrated with LED turning signals to notify the traffic easily. The rear view of the car has LED rear combination lamps and heated rear glass which helps to defrost or melt snow for a clear view. It comes with a convenient option of auto off according to the environment. The sleek and sophisticated profile cutting matches the creases in the body sides. Moreover, the lower air intakes give the car a sporty and rugged look with a bit of change in the style. Kia Rio-hatchback, thus, is a great combination of power and performance with elite style and design.

Exterior Measurements

The overall build quality of the car is impressive ensuring a strong stance on the road while running. The overall dimensions carried by this hatch counts to 4050 mm x 1720 mm x 1455 mm (Lx W x H) with the wheelbase of 2570 mm and minimum ground clearance of 140 mm.

Interior

Kia Rio hatchback is offered with convenient, decent and comfortable interiors. With an extra bit of room, the seats are wide and spacious for 5 occupants. It is considered as a good choice for an entry-level family car. this drive is packed with a decent entertainment system which ensures fun-filled drives. The bucket type seats with appealing upholstery not only invite the occupants but also offer comfort. Full auto climate control feature of this drive makes sure that the temperature inside the cabin is always comfortable. Leather door trimming is given to the new Rio which adds more grace to it.

Interior Comfort

Kia Rio hatchback offers ample of convenient features for its customers to relax and enjoy while traveling. The power windows with one-touch auto up and down help in easy operation with driver's side window. Moreover, the doors can be locked or unlocked with a single button that ensures the security and convenience as well. At the front, the center console with sliding armrest and storage provides the utmost padded comfort and ample storage room for your personal items. It also has dual front cup holder which let the driver and passenger enjoy beverages within reach. The door at the front and rear are equipped with convenient map pockets and water-bottle holders as well. The glovebox with illumination, on the other hand, makes easier to find items in the dark.The Rio also features rear seat adjustable headrests for the Kia Rio hatchback offers ample of convenient features for its customers to relax and enjoy while traveling.

Interior Measurements

The decent wheelbase of the new Kia Rio ensures that there is always ample space for all the 5 passengers. apart from comfortable cabin space, new Rio offers sufficient boot space to accommodate the luggage bags of the travellers. The seats are comfortable with 60/40 split folding rear seat that folds down easily for extra luggage. Rio offers a decent trunk capacity of 288-litres which is pretty good in its class.

Engine and Performance

Rio hatchback offers Gamma 1.4-litre gasoline 4 cylinder engine which is efficient in terms of power, performance and fuel consumption. This engine delivers a peak power of 107 PS at 6300 rpm with the maximum torque of 137 Nm at 4200. This strong and performance oriented engine is mingled a 6-speed automatic transmission system for enhanced efficiency. The ECO mode enables the vehicle to reach to the optimum fuel economy level by lowering the other controls of the engine and transmission.

Stereo and Accessories

The new Kia Rio is made available with a number of entertainment features to make the drives entertaining and fun. The audio packed inside this drive comes with AM/FM Radio, CD player, MP3, Aux-in and USB Ports. Apart from these aspects, there are iPod connectivity and Bluetooth compatibility to sync your devices. The 6-Speakers plotted at different corners of the car deliver clear sound to all the occupants. A touchscreen is however missed in this drive.

Wheels

Rio is a family hatch with lots appealing features at its exterior. To complement this exterior, this Kia drive is packed with 17-inch alloy wheels and tyre sizing to 205/45 R17. This perfect combination of wheels and tires ensure good grip and stability while running on rough terrains.

Braking and Handling

The sporty hatchback from the house of Kia offers a series of protection measures for a safe and steady ride. The car is equipped with ventilated disc brakes at front and drum brakes at the rear side. Coming to the handling part, the MacPherson Strut with Stabilizer front suspension and Torsion Beam Axle rear suspension absorb the shocks to deliver smooth drives. For optimum safety, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution System (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA).

Safety and Security

In terms of safety and security, Kia Rio offers an ample number of security measures for its customers. The car is equipped with dual front advanced airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, and 3-point seat belts for all seating position. Moreover, the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) offers an improved directional stability and helps in maintaining the wheels and reduces the engine power accordingly. The vehicle stability management is another feature which assists the driver to control and return the vehicle to its intended path. Along with this, it has Hill Start Assist control, tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), side impact door beams and rear child safety door locks.

Pros

  • Stylish exteriors
  • Comfortable and spacious interiors

Cons

  • Lacks the ride and handling
  • Drivetrain not impressive as against its competitors.

News of KIA Rio Hatchback

2017 Kia Rio Revealed

MANILA: Kia is looking to upgrade its line-up across different markets and it is quite evident from the series of teasers and sketches that the company has released in past few months. It is not long Read More

Posted On | Sep 02, 2016 | 1997 Views
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