The 2022 Kia Rio is subcompact sedan with aesthetic and matured interior as well as exterior design at very affordable pricing. And surprisingly it gives ample amount of driving pleasure even at this price point. Rio also has wireless smartphone mirroring as a standard. But its exterior design will not like for some buyers although it’s a subjective thing. It has quite cramped boot space as well as rear seat space. Still it surely gives tough competition to the rivals such as Toyota Yaris, Honda Fit and Chevrolet Sonic.
What’s New For 2022?
For 2022, The Rio gets a new Kia’s logo and engine immobilizer as a standard for added security.
Pricing & features
|KIA Rio 2022 Variant
It boasts some convenient features such as 8.0-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integrity, wireless smartphone mirroring, SiriusXM satellite radio, LED headlights, keyless entry and cruise control.
Lane departure warning with lane keep assist and forward collision warning with automated emergency braking is available as an optional.
Dimensions & Weight
- Length: 160.0-inch
- Width: 67.9-inch
- Height: 57.1-inch
- Wheelbase: 101.6-inch
- Curb weight: 2893lbs
Engine, Top Speed, 0-60 mph & Performance
The Kia Rio is motivated by a 1.6-litre inline-4 engine makes out 120 HP and 112 pound-feet of peak torque and mated to continuous variable automatic. It offered with front-wheel drivetrain and can hit 0 to 60 MPH in 8.6 seconds and have a top speed of 118 mph. Although Rio is not the quickest in its segment but it delivers firm and smooth ride quality with composed body structure all thanks to its perfectly tuned struts and torsion beam suspension setup. It steering feedback is quite good as compared to its price while cornering.
According to EPA, The Kia Rio delivers 33 mpg in city and 41 mpg on the highway.
Interior & Exterior
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