2017 Kia Rio is classified as a subcompact family car. The subcompact is an American classification of a car that denotes the car is small in size and it ranges in the limit of 4,191 mm (165 inches)comparatively larger than a micro-car. This ideal vehicle is produced by famous South Korean automobile maker Kia and its first generation model was launched in 2000.
By the time, this company was able to launch three generations of this car making improvements so that a perfect ride is expected from it. The distinct point in this vehicle is its four-door sedan styling and three or five-door hatchbacks for better and comfort of passengers and cargo.
2017 Kia Rio Specs
2017 Kia Rio has been designed with impressive interiors; Kia has worked out well in some fields like safety, spacing and many things that were not provided in earlier models. The seats are well padded, covered with fine quality leather; the panels are smooth with a touch of carbon fiber, ample legroom has been provided so that passengers don’t get discomforted while riding.
This car is very spacious with a good amount of cargo space at the rear. At the centre panel, there is an LCD touch screen for so that driver can quickly navigate, track and even make calls. Inside the vehicle environment is very soothing and calm just because of the ambient atmospheric lightning.
2017 Kia Rio will be redesigned by its company so that a new fresh look will be available when this vehicle is launched. It will stick to its previous dimensions but some improvements are expected in its exteriors. It will have a more appealing and sporty look; it will carry Kia’s trademark “Tiger-Nose” grille, and will also have its front a bit facelifted. Rio’s body styling will be in three different variants three or five-door hatchbacks for its hatchback version and four-door sedan styling for its sedan version.
The all-new Rio will startle everyone with its classy look and metallic paints. Four air vents will be allowed in the front for good air flow, and its grille will also accompany adaptive LED headlights.
Engine and Performance
2017 Kia Rio will equip front wheel drive, better and upgraded drivetrain and four inline cylinder diesel and gasoline engines. This vehicle is planned to be launched in three different models EX, SX and LX. 1.4-liter I4 petrol engine producing up to 130 hp and around 123 lb-ft of torque, 1.6-liter I4 petrol engine that will deliver 138 hp and 130 lb-ft of torque and, at last, 1.4-liter I3 diesel engine that will share the same configuration as the I4 petrol engine.
This 2017 Kia Rio vehicle will have a good transmission system four-speed or six-speed A6GF1 automatic and six-speed M6CF1 manual transmissions. Rio will also have a broader wheelbase around 101.2 inches for a better drive.
2017 Kia Rio Release Date and Price
2017 Kia Rio will make its debut in the third quarter of the year 2016 and its range will vary between $14,400 to $19,000 depending upon user demands and features added.