All-new Kia Rio sedan and hatchback was officially launched at the New York Auto Show 2017. Kia’s design studio in collaboration with the European and US design center in Korea to produce vehicles that are efficient, sophisticated and equipped with the best safety features. The fourth generation of the Kia Rio (2017 Kia Rio) is believed to meet the needs of consumers every day and provide the best driving experience.
All-New 2017 Kia Rio has a dimension wider and lower than the previous model. The Korean car now comes in three types: LX, S and EX which have differences in some of the exterior. The exterior of the All-New 2017 Kia Rio brings attractive design concept. Kia embed some latest design in the front of the vehicle, among others grille ‘tiger-nose’, headlights, fog lamp, front fascia and the car window line.
Kia presents the rim 15 “. While the move to the stern, there is a more expressive stop lamp. Entry into the cabin, passengers feel more spacious cabin, in addition to a more modern, ergonomic on the seats. Thanks to the larger dimensions, this car has leg room, headroom and shoulder room are more spacious so that driver and passenger comfort is assured.
The most visible change is on the dashboard, that there is a horizontal line as on the exterior where in order to give the impression of spacious and comfortable. There is a center console that serves as a container gadgets like smartphones and small tablets. As for the entertainment features and additional features, Kia has pinned 7” touch-screen that has been equipped with Bluetooth hands-free, 6 speaker stereo, satellite radio, rear camera system, UVO3 voice recognition, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
For safety features, the all-new 2017 Kia Rio has been equipped with 6 airbags, side-impact door beams, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), 4-wheel ABS, Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) and Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) as standard.
All-New 2017 Kia Rio carrying the newest Gamma 1.6-liter four-cylinder GDI engine is claimed more subtle and minimal vibration. The engine is mated to an automatic transmission and 6-speed manual. This machine is capable of spraying power of 130 hp and maximum torque of 161 Nm.
“All-New 2017 Kia Rio sedan and hatchback continue our commitment to car owners first in the subcompact segment. The fourth generation of Rio has undergone drastic changes with both in design, technology and comfort in order to provide the best value to consumers, “said Orth Hendrick, Vice President of Product Planning at KMA.