2013 Kia Rio Sedan For Sale in Delray Beach | Delray Kia – Serving Ft Lauderdale, West Palm & Coral Springs

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Kia Rio

MSRP. $20,510

Driving

Editor: New Car Test Drive As Tested: $19,000

“Stylish, and fun.”

The Kia Rio is fun to drive, with a engine, 6-speed transmissions, and if unsophisticated suspension. It conveys youthful energy.

A 1.6-liter engine is the only one offered. It direct fuel injection, used on a street car more 50 years ago and still reserved for more expensive cars. yields good power and economy. The Rio#39;s 138 horsepower is than anything in the class the Chevrolet Sonic with the rating.

Peak torque is 123 at a fairly high 4850 but again this has most of the covered, except for the Sonic#39;s turbocharged 1.4-liter at 148 pound-feet.

The Rio to be revved for maximum power, but so do gasoline engines. This one is so it doesn#39;t really matter if you to push hard because it only a bit of busy noise, the vibration or harshness. And with the power and among the lightest in the segment, the Rio accelerates comparably

Fuel economy is another story for the Rio. EPA numbers are mpg City/Highway, which are unmatched by the 500, Honda Fit, Yaris, Ford Fiesta, Versa, or Chevrolet Sonic, a couple of them can match the Rio EPA Combined rating of 33 mpg. the special fuel-economy models account for a small fraction of don#39;t rate 30 mpg City an automatic. (Keep in mind are EPA estimates and driving style far greater differences.)

While direct injection helps economy, so do 6-speed transmissions competitors often use 4- or 5-speeds. gears allows better lower highway engine or both, hence better and fuel economy in the same

An optional Eco Package on the Rio EX features an stop/start feature, dubbed Stop and Go (ISG). Often only on more expensive this system switches the off at stops and restarts it when to go, saving gas in urban situations and one mile per gallon to the city ISG requires nothing of the driver: No to activate, no shifting into no special pedal techniques.

As the car stops with the brake depressed the car disengages transmission engine and switches it off. As you your foot off the brake the car restarts and you drive off as normal.

The stop/start system on the Eco package just as it should, and helps fuel if your daily involves lots of stop-and-go On a hot, humid day with AC on, we near 35 mpg, not bad in light of the

Both transmissions are easy to The automatic has been programmed for so you have to be forceful with the gas to effect a downshift when is needed, or you can shift manually; it hold the gear selected if you mat the accelerator in sixth gear. The offers light throws and action, not as precise as a Fit perhaps but we got the wrong gear.

Throttle has been tamed relative recent Kia models, so it doesn#39;t forward with just a touch on the pedal. Rio now has hill assist to keep it from backward on uphill starts.

On the the Rio feels quite comfortable, the road surface determines how noise seeps in from the tires. The ride is taut being firm, the feeling one of and not punishment. Wind noise is not an at least up to Interstate speeds, and the allow relatively low engine for most highways so there#39;s no noise.

Economy cars designed for top handling marks but make plausibly entertaining because they weigh With just 2500 to control, the Rio has low mass on its side; it direction with minimal and no drama. The electric-assist steering is on center (many are) but offer up some feel at

The Rio SX, top of the line in luxury and sportiness, bigger front brakes, firmer suspension settings and wheels for a minor improvement in at a minor cost in ride We imagine the majority of SX buyers go for the features but some will the ride/handling balance skewed to their liking and pay the features-heavy premium to get it.

Introducing the 2013 Kia Rio:

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“Stylish, efficient and fun.”

The Kia Rio excellent fuel economy, performance and a strong warranty for an price with a degree of Rio also offers refinement not found in a subcompact, and it#39;s and comfortable. Completely redesigned for the model year, Rio is available in two styles: the four-door Rio sedan and Rio hatchback.

For 2013, changes to the Kia Rio are The 2013 Kia Rio sedan and hatchback get a badge on the hood, trunk lid and wheel. Steering-wheel mounted shifters now come on the SX model; EX and SX trims get a standard cargo tray and net.

Also, an stop/start feature is included the optional Eco package.

The Rio four-door and Rio 5-door hatchback share influences but not all details; with grilles, tails and side they look more siblings than twins. with other subcompacts, the Kia Rio are wider, have a longer shorter overall length and roofline; only Nissan#39;s is considerably bigger outside.

Kia Rio go a step better than econo-car. Its 1.6-liter engine direct injection to aid power and economy, resulting in the best in the segment and fuel economy ratings in the 40-mpg range. The Idle Stop and Go system on the Eco package, typically reserved for expensive cars, automatically the engine off and on at long stops, more fuel for urban and reducing emissions.

Rio#39;s brakes are uncommon in this as are its available 17-inch wheels. is conventional in design, delivering a suitable for long commutes and suitable for the class.

Cabins are put together. They#39;re easy to with and not overwrought with styling. Everything is easy to and anyone can quickly master the

Kia#39;s reputation for value is on by standard features such as air and power-heated mirrors. Mid-line Rio have Bluetooth as standard. include navigation, Kia#39;s UVO system by Microsoft, rear leather upholstery and heated seats.

Both sedan and hatchback offer useful space; we the hatch for its added load and maneuverability. Rio seats are comfortable. And good cubby storage in the console and side door

Interior room stacks up against competitors, but while Rio is in terms of front legroom, it from cramped legroom in the

On the road, the Rio is smooth and feels for the class. The ride is taut being firm, the feeling one of and not punishment.

The 2013 Kia Rio is a considered a car and competes against the Ford Chevrolet Sonic, Hyundai Nissan Versa, Honda and Toyota Yaris.

Walk

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“Stylish, and fun.”

Family resemblances are with the Kia Rio. Certain styling are shared with the current-generation midsize sedan, which an extreme makeover from to dapper in its last redesign. looks aren#39;t groundbreaking, but are as contemporary as anything in the class.

Rio and hatchback models share doors and basic structures but cosmetics keep them The sedan mirrors the Optima with the pinched center top and full-width lower air intake. The has a much smaller upper almost like an engine air rather than cooling, and a lower grille segmented in sections where the angled sections meet the flat

Sedan and hatch models use headlamp housings, and the SX version of also gets unique including LED daytime running On both body styles the wheels are well outboard of the adding a lower, more look; it#39;s not mean, nor as as some small cars.

A wedge profile in side shares a deep front window, and ahead of the mirror, a triangular piece of fixed that#39;s quite useful for vision. The top crease of the scallop in the panels echoes the windshield line and fairs rearward, on the leading directly to the top of the taillight. with the slender roof and minimal painted surfaces the lamps, the sedan has an elegant, tailored look, disguising the trunk height.

On the hatch the roofline tapers pinching the rear windows, one the Rio hatch does not have rear-seat headroom than the The short rear panels around into the hatch, the protruding slightly (but well inside the bumper) for all-around viewing and staying in bad weather. On SX models, the taillights LED elements.

The hatchback#39;s rear is close to horizontal at the top edge, with a small spoiler, and to a semicircular arc along the bottom reminiscent of the grinning grille on Mazdas. A dark close-out sweeps up from behind the wheels serves to visually and widen both models. And on cars the license plate is in recess, not the hatch or trunk so you never hear it rattle.

trunk or hatch open portion of the taillights and low-mount remain visible to improve safety.

Compared with the Fiesta, Chevrolet Sonic, Fit, and Toyota Yaris, the Rio has a wheelbase but shorter overall and it#39;s wider and lower most. Extra wheelbase ride quality and stability, but a wheelbase with a shorter length also means overhangs front and rear. All dimension play into how the Rio across a bit sportier than other subcompacts.

The other is that few competitors offer big wheels.

Interior Overview

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Kia Rio

“Stylish, efficient and

The Kia Rio EX interior has a pleasant appearance soft-touch dash and door you don#39;t get on some cars a higher, matte-silver trim, a finish to the ventilation control and with substantial push along the lower edge. it doesn#39;t scream luxury, it scream economy car,

Cloth upholstery feels and breathable to the touch; we never around or got stuck to it in muggy The driver#39;s seat offers adjustment and all but the base model a tilt and telescoping steering to find a proper driving The front bucket seats enough lateral retention for driving and support sufficient for drives.

Some long-legged types short seat cushions but the cabin roomier than

Rear-seat space is small, yet to others in the class and is fine for or petite adults. Duck head for entry if you#39;re than 5-foot, 9-inches and the back seats entirely if more than 6 feet We did stuff most of a 6-foot, tester in, but getting his second foot inside was mildly

A 13-button steering wheel (on the Rio EX) controls for audio, cruise, computer, and phone on four with standard stalk on both sides. The three-cylinder panel provides the usual including an engine temperature many manufacturers have to warning lights. Crisp lighting with red needles and display ensures readability day or

The traditional key was welcome, though at once we had trouble pulling it out of the ignition.

Audio inputs and points are ahead of the shifter, the panel top center. Our co-pilot had issues requesting tracks by through Bluetooth, but noted problem has occurred before the device out of its home continent. All the and soft-key controls functioned as we as did the ventilation system.

The automatic has manual up/down on the driver#39;s where it belongs.

Cubby up front is good, with a of sizes and shapes; the glovebox is big and the box to the radio will not hold smartphones. Amenities include temperature indication, map lights, and (but not lighted) visor mirrors on both sides.

space is reasonably good at 15 feet with all seats in and a roomy 49.8 cubes the split rear seats flat. But to do the latter, you might to temporarily move the front forward so the rear headrests can clear. The cars we drove had no tire, but there appears to be for one if you don#39;t want run-flat

Relative to others in the class, the Rio has seating dimensions and cargo trading the most generous legroom for tightest rear It#39;s important to note standardized measures of trunk vary by sedans and hatchbacks, so sedans and hatchbacks using the numbers can be misleading.

Model Lineup

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“Stylish, efficient and fun.”

The Kia Rio is offered as a five-door hatchback and a sedan. All Rio models come a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine.

Rio LX and Rio 5-door LX ($13,800) are equipped a 6-speed manual gearbox or 6-speed automatic ($1,100). LX come with cloth air conditioning, wind-up windows and door locks, heated mirrors, tilt steering, intermittent wipers, six-way driver seat, split rear seat, AM/FM/CD/MP3/AUX/USB with steering wheel and 15-inch steel wheels. Rio hatchbacks include rear

Rio EX ($16,500) and Rio 5-door EX ($16,700) with the 6-speed automatic. Rio EX upgrade with power and locks, tilt/telescoping steering Bluetooth, sliding center armrest, front tweeters, cabin trim with leather door panels, mirrors, cruise control, and trim.

Optional is a Convenience ($1,150) adds a leather-wrapped wheel, additional interior upgraded audio system UVO-by-Microsoft rear camera, mirrors with integrated signals, automatic headlamps, fog and 15-inch alloy wheels. The Eco ($400) includes automatic which turns the engine off stopped to save fuel.

Rio SX and Rio 5-door SX ($17,900) are offered the automatic transmission only and with everything found on the EX a leather-wrapped steering wheel and dual exhaust outlets, suspension calibration, 205/45R17 on alloy wheels, larger brakes, projector headlamps, LED and front running lamps, fog painted center dash, pedal covers, and UVO entertainment rear camera. A premium ($2,300) adds leather heated front seats, start/smart key, LED map lights, UVO and moonroof.

Safety features, all include front airbags, side-impact airbags, side airbags, electronic stability and hill-start assist.

Summary

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