2018 Kia Rio Redesign with Subcompact Cabin Elements

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In the New York Auto Show, the 2018 Kia Rio has been introduced as the new sedan. This fascinating sedan will be offered at a low price with maximum design and performance. It makes this vehicle become one of the most favorite cars in ASIA. Even more, based on USA expectation, this model is going to reach a higher position. 2018 Kia Rio specs release date redesign features.

2018 Kia Rio Concept, Changes, Rumors and Review Front image

Smoother Exterior Concept

In the first sight, the people can see how smooth the surface of this 2018 Kia Rio sedan is. It is designed with crisp lines that make this car has sporty looking. It looks more aggressive compared to its previous model. The special appearance of this model is the ‘tiger nose’ grille on the front car. It is mixed with a new headlight that is very awesome. Then, this upcoming model is predicted will be shorter and thinner taillights. On the other hand, the rear view on front-end is going to be wider. This model has designed with sub-compact segment.

2018 Kia Rio Larger Interior Redesign

This model will please the passengers with its large space because it has large dimension and wheelbase. The cabin is around 90 cubic feet with 5 doors. The first row has special space for legroom, shoulder room, and headroom compared to the second row, which gets spacious shoulder room and legroom. The infotainment features are numerous. There are a 6-speaker audio system, satellite radio, UVO voice recognition infotainment, and smartphone connection. In addition, the 7-inch touchscreen interface will ease the using of the features. The security systems are provided such as rear view camera and power windows and door locks. 2018 Kia Rio exterior and interior.

Kia Rio 2018 Powertrain and Performance

The model in North American will use 1.6L GDI 4-cylinder engine. The output of this engine can create 130 horsepower and 119 pound-feet of torque. Actually, the ponies are a drop compared to its current model. It will be used to the front wheels mated to 6-speed manual transmission or 6-speed automatic transmission. The mileage is much better rather than the previous predecessor. 2018 Kia Rio can reach 40mpg on the highway and 28 mpg in the city road. 2018 Rio engine specs.

2018 Kia Rio Release Price and Date

This 2018 Kia Rio model will be released in 3 different versions. The first version is Rio SX, which is offered to start at $21.000 while the second version is Rio LX with $14.400. The last is the Rio EX, which will be on sale at $18.000. These are only the rumor because the official announcement has not been published yet. Then, the prediction of the release date of the model hitting the market will be at the end of 2017 or early 2018. 2018 Kia Rio release date and price.