2016 Kia Rio is sedan that there will be refreshed on the market. The first time he came onto the market in 2001, and the current second generation of vehicles experienced a decline sales of 11 percent. The changes adopted revised front and rear of the car, as follows: “Tiger nose” grille, new headlights and round fog lights, new colors and more. Dimensions of vehicles will exceed the length of 172 inches, width of 67.7 inches, height 57.3 inches and a wheelbase 101.2 inches. The interior will offer more space thanks to different organization of A- and B-pillars. There will be several packages of equipment with the latest technology devices. The propulsion system will remain unchanged and will remain identical values. The manufacturer has decided to change the design in order to better compete with other models in the segment. The new Rio will be available to dealerships by the end of 2015 year.
2016 Kia Rio – Specs
2016 Kia Rio will drive 1.6-liter inline-4 engine that will produce 138 horsepower and 123 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be mated with a 6-speed automatic and manual transmission that transfers power to the front wheels. The acceleration is achieved in 9.5 seconds while top speed is 105 mph. Fuel consumption will be same in comparison to the previous model and is 27 mpg city, 37 mpg highway and 31 mpg combined. The engine block will be constructed of aluminum and supported by technology for direct fuel injection. Further details will be announced later.
2016 Kia Rio – Equipment
2016 Kia Rio will offer three levels and equipment: LX, EX, and SX. List of equipment varies from package to package, but includes: seat made of leather with the settings, satellite radio, USB, electric power steering, leather-wrapped steering wheel and much more. Passenger safety is at the highest level and includes: backup camera, stability control system, collision avoidance, braking system and more. The largest competitors are: Ford Fiesta and Chervolet Sonic. The price will range from $ 14,000 for a basic package of up to $ 20,000.