2018 Kia Rio: His Turn – Her Turn™ Car Review

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2018 KIA Rio

 

The all-new 2018 Kia Rio is a world-wide best seller and the #1 best seller in Europe for KIA.

 

Exterior is more dynamic with a more geometric look that is more stable and agile.The vehicle is longer, wider and lower than the outgoing model. The front end now looks like the rest of the family, with the signature Tiger nose.

 

Interior is modern and sculpted that is more spacious with upgraded tech. KIA has continued the thoughtful convenience and small storage areas.

 

This 5-door car offer utility with flat load floor, wider lift-gate that offers a low lift over height. Great for loading luggage. The sedan offers more storage too.

 

Technology: floating touch screen interface, rear view camera, UVO3 infotainment and telematics with 19 services at no charge including curfew alert and parking minder. Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

 

All new driver Assistance Systems.

 

Powered by a 1.6L GDI 4-cylinder that is returned for more low end torque and better drivability and responsiveness. 130hp, backed by a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission.

 

2018 Kia Rio MPG: 29 city/ 37 hwy / 32 combined (for both transmissions)

 

Completely new suspension design and geometry resulting in better stability on highway drives, this reduces highway fatigue for driver.

 

Sedan – $13,990
5-door – $14,290

Automatic is $1000 more.
LX, S and EX trim levels

On dale fall 2017

 

Bottom Line: Value, craftsmanship, efficiency and convenience

 

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Car Courtesy of Kia
Destination: Baltimore, Maryland
Aired: September 6, 2017
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