2016 New Kia Rio Overview features and more launch in 2017th

Kia will unveil at the Paris Motor Show 2016, the fourth generation of the Rio. Auto motor und sport could already take place in the small car.Production will start in the end of the year, the launch takes place early 2017th

New Kia Rio in a new look

Since 2011, the 3rd generation (UB) of the Kia Rio commercially in 2015 learned the model a facelift. Last year sold Kia of its subcompact 473,000 copies. By this, the new generation is to build the world premiere at the Paris Motor Show celebrates.

Operated at many places the South Koreans to design chief Peter Schreyer tweaking. Particularly striking is the reshaped grille in the new front apron. The lateral inlets are designed differently – just as the headlights. C-pillar and rear window are upright. The four-door a more elongated and stockier than previously, front overhang, the bonnet and wheelbase fall slightly from greater. In the third generation of sets Rio to a length of 4,065 mm (up 15 mm), a width of 1,725 ​​mm (+5 mm) and a wheelbase of 2,580 mm (+ 10 mm) to. Only when the height was reduced (1.450 mm – 5 mm).

New engines for the Kia Rio

The exterior mirrors integrated Kia the new Rio in the front triangle of the side window. Before, they were attached to the upper part of the door. In the middle of the two doors a concise bead runs. Also on the rear bumper there are adjustments. Inside, the designers have reissued the dashboard. The air vents have changed and the center console has been redesigned. New interior materials are designed to provide more value.


Seat fitting Kia Rio

The longer wheelbase and steeper C-pillar to help not only the stature, also benefited the space. In fact, an adult can also back worthy boarding and sitting without hitting. Head, knee and legroom are sufficient for a 1.90 meter editor.

The seat is pleasantly positioned high, so that even Leggy not be in trouble. Old small car jokes, where ears happen to be locked with his knees, takes in Rio nobody anyway to tell. Unless it comes to the progress of this erstwhile saving class. Today navigating in this class with real-time traffic data and listen to this music from the smartphone.

Under the hood, keep new three-cylinder turbo petrol engine with 100 and 120 PS collection, as an alternative to manual transmission is available on request a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox ready. Completing the range of engines by a 1.4-liter turbo diesel with 70 hp or 90 hp. There are also two petrol engines, the 84 bhp 1.2-liter and the 100 bhp petrol engine in the Kia Rio 1.4.

Pieces of equipment, like a far in depth and height adjustable and heated multifunction steering wheel were 20 years ago, a feature of the upper class. Until recently an Emergency Brake Assist, which detects pedestrians and can prevent up to 60 km / h accident was not common. But progress is sometimes simply no screw. In Kia Rio he has certainly taken care of real Erstwagen suitability.

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Improvements, there are also at connectivity and security assistance systems. The touch screen now brings even more features, thus reducing the number of knobs in the cockpit. In addition to the new Rio score with a significantly more agile driving behavior. Production will start in the end of the year, the launch takes place early 2017th