2018 Kia Rio
The Kia Rio is a five door mid segment car that can spaciously accommodate five passengers. It may be rightly put that it can be considered as the lowest – priced subcompact car from the Korean brand Kia. The 2018 Kia Rio will be featuring strong and reliable family car with spellbound performance, spacious and premium décor interiors and well taken fuel economy.
2018 Kia Rio Engine
Under its hood will be a 1.6 liter four cylinder engine generating an outcome of 130 hp and a torque of 119 pound feet, which will remain the same as the previous generation Rio. This will be mated with six speed manual and automatic transmission. The fuel economy expected would fall around 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highways. The 2018 Kia Rio will be available as the base LX model, mid level S model and range topping EX model.
2018 Kia Rio Exteriors
The body of the 2018 Rio will be made up of extremely light weight materials giving it the required benefits of being light-weighted. The 2018 Rio will made available to the buyers as a hatch back or a forthcoming sedan. The fresh designing for the 2018 model year calls for appreciation by the buyers especially the hatch back body style. The hatch back has received a contemporary styling with enhanced side lines, elegant front and rear designing, less prominent grille and sleek décor. The 2018 model year Rio will be receiving broader dimensions and many supplemental features which will come as a fresh addition to the Rio lineup.
2018 Kia Rio Interiors
The interiors are premium and well laid down for the 2018 Rio. The color scheme further enhances the look of the fourth generation Rio. The styling incorporates reduced coercion, ample space, color coordination and smooth finishing for the upscale cabin. The cabin also remains mostly insulated from the engine or outside noise, lending a serene atmosphere within. The Infotainment System will be upgraded substantially comprising of 5.0 to 7.0 inch touch screen display, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.
2018 Kia Rio Safety Features
The body of the five door 2018 Rio will be reinforced with Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) which lends the car an enhanced toughness and endurance.
The Anti – lock Brake System allows for optimal tire rotation during sudden and extreme braking such as during hair pin bends, thereby assisting in maintaining stability on roads. The Electronic Stability Control and Vehicle Stability Management assists in empowering stable handling of the vehicle incorporating precise steering control. The Automatic Emergency Braking System holds the capability to apply brakes on detecting any lack of control from the driver’s aspect, or may even result in a complete halt. There is also Lane Departure Warning System, Forward Collision Mitigation System, Tire Pressure Monitoring System and Cruise Control for improved stability on the roads. The Hill Start Control is a feature that prevents the backward slippage of the car when the driver intends to accelerate the vehicle on an incline.
How many airbags in 2018 Kia Rio?
The Advanced Airbag System incorporates dual front airbags for the driver and the front passenger, side – impact seat – mounted airbags and the side curtain airbags for the occupants on the side seats of the car.
The car is yet to be tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
2018 Kia Rio Pricing
The 2018 Kia Rio will be available with a minimum price tag of $14,000 for the base model.