2012 Kia Rio – Top Speed

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The fourth generation Kia Rio its world debut at the Geneva Show and will be put on sale in version from September the all-new 3-door model on from early 2012. versions will be manufactured at Kia’s Sohari plant in

Compared to the previous generation the new Rio is longer by 20 mm, wider by 25 mm, and lower by -15 mm and a wheelbase extended by 70 mm to 2,570 mm – enhancing passenger space and capacity.

The new Rio will be offered with a of four highly efficient and four-cylinder engines with ranging from 70-to-109 HP. powered by the 109 HP version, the new Rio will from 0 to 60 mph in 11.5 seconds and hit a top speed of 112 mph.

UPDATE . Kia has announced that the all new Rio will go on with prices starting under $14,000. On the US market, for the all new Rio will start from for the 5-door manual version, for the 5-door A/T and will go up to $18,000 for the top of the SX.

Hit the jump to read more the Kia Rio.

The exterior and the interior

The new Rio has feature the Kia new grille which is integrated the front lamps to create a new on the Kia family look, with the Kia siting above the grille. the grille, the treatment of the front and spoiler again shows of the Kia design DNA.

The car also a strong and stable rear, C-pillar and dominant high The coupe-like roof-line contrasts with the rear bumper and a power and solidity to the rear

On the interior the car gets a clean theme. The concept follows the Kia interior philosophy with the horizontal instrument panel, the feeling of width and space.

will get: smart-key system, RDS radio CD player MP3 compatibility plus AUX, and USB connections, Bluetooth® handsfree voice recognition available December 2011), climate-control heated front seats and LED running lights.

The engine

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As for the line-up, the new Rio will be offered a choice of four highly three- and four-cylinder engines power ranging from 70 to 109 HP and a CO2 rating from just 85 plus fuel consumption as as 88.3 mpg.

Standard transmission for both and the larger petrol engine be a six-speed manual gearbox, the 1.25-liter 85 HP petrol engine has a box. A four-speed automatic will be available as an option on the 109 HP petrol engine. The engines be combined with automatic advanced alternator control, starter motor and low-rolling tires.


On the US market, for the all new Rio will start from for the 5-door manual version, for the 5-door A/T and will go up to $18,000 for the top of the SX. Standard equipment on the SX version 17-inch alloy wheels and LED headlamp and tail light a sport-tuned suspension with front brakes, projection twin chrome exhaust fog lamps, as well as standard UVO by Microsoft(5) voice-activated infotainment (expected to be available this with a 4.3-inch color screen and rear camera

The competition

The only question now is: are all these changes enough to the new Rio standing in front of its greatest the new Ford Fiesta and the Mazda2 . The gets a wide range of 1.25-liter (60 and 80 HP) and 1.4-liter (91 HP) Duratec engines; the 1.4-liter (68 HP) and the 1.6-liter (90 HP) engines. Fiesta will be with Ford Durashift manual transmission or the Durashift automatic transmission (available 1.4-liter (91 HP) Duratec engine). And to be is much better looking the Rio.

Another impressive car is the Mazda2 . On the US it is offered in two trim levels – the level Sport and top grade and prices will start at and $15,435 respectively (or $16,235 for a version with four-speed transmission).

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