2017 Kia Rio Review, Performance

The car manufacturer from South Korea Kia has prepared a new model Rio for 2017. This model was first placed on the market in 2000, while the second generation model of waiting even 11 years, which means that the 2017 Kia Rio is supposed to be the third generation of this model it is expected that the manufacturer has put a lot of new things in this car, and it is predicted that demand will rise this model, as well as the hatchback version will be even bigger competitor in the market, primarily the Ford Fiesta, Toyota Yaris and Honda Fit.

2017 Kia Rio Front

2017 Kia Rio Exterior and Interior

The new 2017 Kia Rio will outwardly have two configurations, and it is the 5 door hatchback and 4 door sedan. The front part will on both models look almost the same, the difference will be in the bumper and a model sedan possess a wide air intake along the whole bumper, while the hatchback possess a smaller also wide air intake and two smaller intakes at the side. The front grille will be a little higher on the sedan, while the headlights look the same and will be equipped with LED lights, rear lights also will be slightly different and will follow the model line and will have LEDs. There will be offered and 15-inch, 16 inch and 17 inch wheels for both models.

The interior of the new 2017 Kia Rio should be true for both models, and there are expected to be depending on the trim level seats will be upholstered with the finest materials and leather. Also, this model will be equipped with many modern technologies, and will be found in touch screen with many modern features such as navigation, audio player, parking sensors, a rearview camera, various connectivity, modern air conditioning, cruise control, seat belts and many other things.

2017 Kia Rio Interior

2017 Kia Rio Engine and Performance

So far it is known that in the new 2017 Kia Rio will be a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine that will be able to pull out about 138 horsepower and will have a torque of 167 Nm. This engine will be coupled with a 6 speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission depending on the wishes of the customer. There are rumors that the manufacturer is not satisfied with the current consumption of this model for a test drive, which amounts to 27/37 mpg city / highway so it could improve by reducing the overall weight of the car. It is also expected that there will be a few more engine options.

2017 Kia Rio Rear

2017 Kia Rio Release and Price

The new 2017 Kia Rio should hit the market by the end of 2016, and the price will vary between $ 10,000 and $ 15,000 depending on the version of the model.

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