Kia Rio Hatchback

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Kia Rio Hatchback 2024

Key Specs of Kia Rio Hatchback

Transmission Type
Petrol Manual
Seating Capacity
Petrol 5 Seats
Engine Displacement
Petrol 1591 cc
Petrol 123 hp
Rio Hatchback Specifications

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  • Petrol
Kia Rio Hatchback 1.6 MPI AT
Automatic, 5 Seats, 1591 cc, 123 hp
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Kia Rio Hatchback 1.4L MT
Manual, 5 Seats, 1368 cc, 100 hp
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Compare Variants Of Kia Rio Hatchback

  • Petrol
  • Rio Hatchback 1.6 MPI AT
    Base Variant Features
    • Petrol
    • Automatic
    • Air Conditioner
    • Power Steering
    • Engine Start/Stop Button
    • Accessory Power Outlet
    • Cruise Control
    • Multi-function Steering Wheel
    • CD Player
    • FM/AM/Radio
    • Speakers Front
    • Integrated 2DIN Audio
    • Bluetooth Connectivity
    • Automatic Climate Control
    • Air Quality Control
    • Remote Trunk Opener
    • Power Windows Front
    • Power Windows Rear
    • Low Fuel Warning Light
    • Adjustable Seats
    • Rear Seat Headrest
    • Seat Lumbar Support
    • Fabric Upholstery
    • Adjustable Steering Column
    • On Board Computer
    • Cup Holders-Front
    • Trunk Light
    • Vanity Mirror
    • Anti-Lock Braking System
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Driver Airbag
    • Passenger Airbag
    • Side Airbag-Front
    • Rear Seat Belts
    • Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
    • Seat Belt Warning
    • Brake Assist
    • Crash Sensor
    • Anti-Theft Alarm
    • Door Ajar Warning
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Front Impact Beams
    • Day & Night Rear View Mirror
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
    • Fog Lights Front
    • Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
    • Wheel Covers
    • Integrated Antenna
    • Tinted Glass
    • Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator
    • Chrome Grille
    • Digital Odometer
    • Heater
    • Tacho Meter
    • Electronic Multi Tripmeter
    • Leather Steering Wheel
    • Digital Clock
    • Height Adjustable Driver Seat
    • Vehicle Stability Control System
    • Keyless Entry
    • Engine Check Warning
    • Ebd
    • Anti Theft Device
    • Remote Fuel Lid Opener
    • Sun Roof
    • Foldable Rear Seat
    • Rear Window Wiper
    • Bottle Holder
    • Rear Reading Lamp
    • Parking Sensors
    • Automatic Headlamps
    • Rain Sensing Wiper
  • Rio Hatchback 1.4L MT
    • Petrol
    • Manual

Kia Rio Hatchback Review 2024


Kia Rio is the ultimate expression of confidence, which welcomes the gazing eyes with its dynamic stance and low-slung profile. This subcompact car designed and developed by the South Korean auto maker Kia since August 2000. Currently, this amazing hatchback is into its third generation. In the auto market of Sri Lanka, the brand has introduced this car in 5-door hatchback body style. In terms of power and performance, this car by Kia is powered with a standard fuel efficient petrol engine, 1.4 litre DOHC MPI CVVT which is employed with CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing) feature that brings better power and decent performance. This 1.4 litre DOHC MPI CVVT powertrain comprises the capacity of generating 107 PS of maximum power output at 6300 rpm, along with the highest torque generated 135 Nm at 4200 rpm. Also, it is further mated with 6-speed manual transmission and automatic transmission providing better handling to the driver.

In the year 2010, Rio witnessed a facelift to consolidate appealing radiator “Tiger Nose” grille for its next generation. Alongside, it has created a sense of sophistication with its stylish exterior character lines flowing towards the rear and also comprises projector headlamps enclosing LED Daytime Running light and static Bending light, body colored door handles, electrically adjustable side mirrors with electric folding feature, integrated with LED side repeater. However, inside, this car is provided with classy black colored upholstery, high tech Arkamys audio system with 6 superior quality speakers, air conditioning system, front and rear windows that are powered with automatic driver’s up and down function. The multi-function steering wheel mounted with various switches makes the driver to drive effortlessly, while listening to desired music. For safety and reliability, this hatchback proposes plenty of safety measures including six airbags (Dual front, side and curtain airbags), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist System (BAS), Traction Control System (TCS) and ISOFIX child anchor. Overall, this 5-door hatchback brings out the “Style” in your lifestyle.

Mileage and Fuel economy

Powered with an fuel efficient powertrain, the new Kia Rio gives out great performance considering both the aspects, the power and the fuel economy. The petrol engine, 1.4 DOHC MPI CVVT gives a decent mileage of 16.6 kmpl. The fuel tank comprises the capacity of 43 litres.


Equipped with 1.4 litre DOHC MPI CVVT engine, which is capable enough to generate the maximum power output of 107 PS at 6300 rpm and the peak torque is about 135 Nm at 4200 rpm. Rio doesn’t fall short on power at all, which makes it quite easy to maneuver within the city for overtaking as well as for a nice cruise on the highway.

Acceleration & Pickup

Available 1.4 DOHC MPI CVVT engine is quite fast and gives amazing performance when it comes to acceleration. This engine takes 11.1 seconds to achieve the speed mark of 100 kmph from halt. However, the top speed remains as 183 kmph.


New Kia Rio make you enjoy the versatility of a hatchback without sacrificing stunning looks. This hatchback a perfect combination of elegance, sportiness and refinement. Its expressive exterior design has thrown away the bland shapes and comprehensive appearance of its predecessor, and accentuated with crisp and well-finished character line, influenced collectively with all, that are strong players in its segment. Its distinctive front template, placed with Kia logo against the dynamic background with striking design of Tiger Nose Radiator Grille providing cooling environment to the equipped powertrain. Alongside, the projector headlamps integrating LED Daytime Running light and static Bending light makes further improvements to its front facade. Tinted windshield glass offers clear vision of the road surface to the driver, and its body colored door handles shows off its beguiling side profile. Also, the electrically adjustable exterior mirrors featuring electric folding function and integrated with LED side repeater complements the side profile of this hatchback.

Exterior Measurements

The balanced proportions of the exterior dimensions of this hatchback can be expressed in the form of (L x W x H) as 4045 mm x 1720 mm x 1455 mm. The standard wheelbase remains as 2570 mm.


The intuitively thinking behind the Rio’s interior has resulted in an airy, deceptively roomy and comfortable cabin. It comes appointed with premium quality upholstery which is black in color makes it look handsome and business-like. The well-finished dashboard integrated with high tech Arkamys audio system featuring 6 advanced quality speakers, alongside it has air conditioning system and clear, black-lit trip computer at the centre of the supervision computer. Its centre fascia is adorned with with metallic accents enhancing the overall appearance of the cockpit. The seating arrangement inside the cabin of new Rio, is fitted with active head restrain and adjustable sliding centre armrest which not only increases the grace inside, but also provides convenience to the passengers. Further, the driving pedals are given aluminium treatment and 60:40 split folding rear seat with headrest adjuster which makes your drive more interesting till you reach the destination.

Interior Comfort

Kia’s designers have engineered this hatchback with cutting-edge features, yet at the same time thy are effortlessly easy to use. It offers comfort in the seating positions including front seats that are equipped with active head restrain and sliding centre armrest, and rear seats with headrest adjuster. Its rear seats comes with 60:40 split folding feature, which results extra space to store your luggage and belongings. To provide a pleasing and useful element to its occupants, the Rio is provided with large volume glove box enclosing cooling and illumination function. Also, the car follows driver-oriented concept and comes fitted with power windows that are equipped at the diver’s side along with a safety window is provided at the same side. For easy and convenient driving, car’s steering wheel is employed with audio controls and Bluetooth connectivity.

Interior Measurements

One lift to the tailgate of new Kia Rio and you’ll already start forecasting the places you can go. With the boot space volume of 288 litres, this hatchback by Kia becomes an ideal partner for your active lifestyle. The boot volume of new Rio can also be extended up to 923 litres with second row seats down that can make you drive with ease. Also, the car is provided with plenty of storage compartments which make you stow your belongings with ease.

Engine and Performance

The new Kia Rio is powered with an efficient engine, 1.4 DOHC MPI CVVT which delivers exceptional performance when it comes to power and fuel economy. The appointed petrol engine is employed with CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing) which contributes in low fuel economy and decent performance. The 1.4 litre DOHC MPI CVVT engine produces the maximum power output of 107 PS at 6300 rpm, along with the maximum torque generated 135 Nm at 4200 rotations per minute. For firm driving, this hatchback is made available with 6-speed manual transmission and 6-speed automatic transmission making improvements to the acceleration count.

Stereo and Accessories

Now, a state-of-the-art infotainment system in a car is not just an added feature, but it’s a prerequisite. The exclusive cabin of new Kia Rio is embedded with Arkamys audio system with high quality six speakers is an add-on which offers a rich, realistic listening experience with improved clarity of instruments and voices. The stereo system comprises a radio, CD player and MP3 Player which also comes with additional power outlets such as AUX interface. You can simply connect your phone with USB and iPod connectivity to listen to your favorite tunes. Moreover, operating your audio system would be easy, as the steering wheel of this hatchback comes mounted with audio controls and Bluetooth connectivity. This Bluetooth connectivity feature allows you to talk over the phone while driving with an easy access.


Latest Kia Rio is employed with different sized alloy wheels to express their robustness and sporty character. The size of wheels include 15 inch alloy wheels, embracing 195/55 R15 tyre size offering a fine grip over any terrain.

Braking and Handling

Being a dynamic hatchback, the new Rio by Kia is appointed with ventilated disc brakes for front and solid disc brakes for the rear. For easy handling, the front suspension comes with McPherson struts and stabilizer and the rear suspension which is further programmed with coupled torsion beam axle (CTBA). Alongside, to boost the dynamics of the vehicle this hatchback is provided with Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) featuring Electronic Stability Control (ESC) allow the driver to contract the danger of skidding, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) preventing the wheels from locking up at the time of braking, Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) varying the amount of force applied on the brakes individually, Brake Assist System (BAS) increasing the braking pressure at the time of emergency and Traction Control System (TCS) which prevents the loss of traction.

Safety and Security

Drive the new Kia Rio which offers excellent power, efficiency and performance do not forget to mention the safety specification of the highest order. This hatchback offers number of safety measures such as six airbags (Dual front, side and curtain airbags), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) comprising Electronic Stability Control (ESC) enabling the driver to reduce the danger of skidding or loss of traction, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) stabilizing the vehicle in case of sudden braking, Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) which varies the amount of braking force applied on the wheels individually, Brake Assist System (BAS) increasing the braking pressure at the event of emergency and Traction Control System (TCS) which regulates the loss of traction. Further, other safety aspects include ISOFIX child anchor and a rear parking assist system system which aids in safe parking.


Fuel efficient and economical powertrain
Spacious interior
Premium audio unit


Not available with diesel engine variant
Compromised boot space

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