The Kia Rio is a subcompact car that has been produced by Kia Motors since 1999. Currently in its fourth generation, the 2021 Kia Rio comes in both a four-door sedan and a five-door hatchback configuration. The Kia Rio offers drivers modern technology, fuel efficiency, and safety at an incredible value. In this article, we will explore all of the best features of the Kia Rio.
The Kia Rio comes with one available engine – a 1.6L I-4 Dual Overhead Cam (DHOC) 16-valve engine. This engine delivers up to 120 horsepower and 112 lb-ft of torque. The Rio comes standard with an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) and Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) drivetrain. The Kia Rio is known for its incredible fuel efficiency offering up to an EPA-estimated 41 highway MPG. All said, the Kia Rio packs a fuel-efficient punch in its compact, steel unibody frame.
The Kia Rio comes loaded with all of the technology options you would expect in a modern vehicle. Most notably, it offers an 8” Touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth Wireless Technology with Steering-Wheel Mounted Buttons. Technology is further integrated into the Rio via the available UVO link which offers Remote Start with Climate Control, Remote Lock/Unlock, Voice Assistants and 911 Connect/Roadside Assistance all at the convenience of your connected smartphone application. USB charging ports and a 12-volt outlet will help you and your passengers stay connected while on the road.
The Kia Rio offers many advanced safety features including Forward Collision-Avoidance with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Keeping Assist and Lane Following Assist. Active Safety features like its Anti-lock Brake System and Electronic Stability Control are designed to help you maintain control while braking and in reduced traction situations. The safety of the Rio is further reinforced with 30% more advanced high-strength steel and an advanced airbag system featuring dual front, side, and side curtain airbags. Visibility in the Kia Rio is enhanced by a Rear-View Backup Camera and available LED headlights and LED position lights.
Pricing of the 2021 Kia Rio can vary based on trim level and available features. The Rio comes in two available trim levels, LX and S, and the starting MSRP for each trim is listed below:
2021 Kia Rio LX – starting MSRP $16,050
2021 Kia Rio S – starting MSRP $16,690
Like all vehicles in the Kia lineup, the Kia Rio comes with the industry’s best warranty. New Kia customers get a 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty. You’ll also get a 5-year/60,000 mile basic limited warranty and roadside assistance.
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