Kia Rio: The Best Sub-Compact Car
The dynamic and comfortable Kia Rio
Kia Rio manufactured by Kia Motors is sub compressed automobile, since August 2000 it is been marketed as well by Kia Motors. It is the third generation now of Kia Rio. The body styling includes five door and four door hatchback and sedan styles. It is also outfitted with gasoline as well as diesel engines.
Rio replaced Pride which was one version of Ford Festiva, Avella. Pride was from the first generation cars, second generation came in 2005 and 2006 in Europe as well as North America, both of them sharing platform with Hyundai Accent manufactured by Hyundai Motors.
Styling and design of Kia Rio
It has attractive styling with well designed and maintained interiors. It boosts a modern Powertrain as well. Kia Rio has a clean look with inside cabin featuring switchgears. Second generation New pride was marketed in South Korea. In 2010, Rio facilitated and incorporated “Tiger Nose”. In 2012, Rio was introduced by Kia.
For safety, there are twin airbags at front and also a side protection system. The security specification has ABS as well as electronic immovability control. Rio’s technicality includes all necessary info about engine, suspension, brakes and fuel consumption. The seats are super comfortable with a lot of convenience.
In 2013, Cee’d model was released by Kia in Europe. It is also the hot hatch of the company. There is news that Rio GT might go in production. It is predicted that in future Rio will receive GT treatment.
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Technical Characteristics of Kia Rio
Technical Characteristics of 2011 Kia Rio 1.4 CRDi produced by Kia (KR).
|Body Type||Hatchback 5 doors / 5 seats|
|Fuel Capacity||43 liters|
|Drive Wheels||Front wheel drive|
|Steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|Fuel Supply System||common rail direct diesel injection|
|Max Power||89HP (66 kW) @ 4000 rpm|
|Max Torque||220Nm @ 1750 rpm|
|CO2 Emissions||105 g/Km|
|Cam Design||DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Standard Wheels||6.0J x 16 / 6.0J x 16|
|Standard Tyres||195/55 R 16 / 195/55 R 16|
|Transmission||6 speed manual|
|Number of gears||6|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h||12.6 seconds|
|Acceleration 80-120 Km/h||n/a|