2019 Kia Rio Reviews, Interior, Redesign, Price – The segment of compact cars is one of the most competitive, and in Europe, it is also the most important: it occupies a market share of 40%. KIA renews its compact car, the Rio. The only one in its class to offer emergency braking with pedestrian recognition. And yet, the only boasting a 7-year warranty for up to 150,000 km.
2019 Kia Rio Redesign
Value for money, the space on board, the trunk. Major or minor elements, obviously based on the needs of each. All (or most), however, automatically purchase with your heart. Whether it’s a phone, a pair of glasses, a t-shirt. Even more so when it comes to choosing a car. Maybe we’re not always aware, but there is no doubt: the eye wants its part.
With its taut lines and sculpted, the new 2019 Kia Rio is more personal and alluring than ever. Ready to conquer a target audience of young drivers and young at heart “, to quote the words of the campaign for launching the Kia Rio. You like aggressive? With Design Pack available in Supplement (500 euros) on 17-inch wheels are Cool and LED taillights.
How about all of the latest generation, the front of the new Kia Rio is characterized by the grid in “Tiger-nose” (see Kia Sportage), which can be found in a more subtle, expanded to new headlights with LED daytime running lights.
2019 Kia Rio Interior
Attention to aesthetics is not just the “shell” of the car, the passenger compartment (where we spend a long time) has its own importance. The leap in quality that I found in the interiors of new Kia Rio is remarkable: the bridge is cleaner, more rational, of better quality.
The plastics are hard-utilitarian features some premium soft-touch materials-, and door panels look a bit cheap, but the layout and design of the bridge I find them successful.
The new Kia Rio multimedia system interfaces with a 5 inch. If not enough, among the options is that by 7 inch GPS navigation and rear view camera for reversing.
In addition to the style of the Interior, also improves the space for passengers. The size rose by 1.5 cm in length are felt in terms of occupancy, good even in the back seat, to which is added a trunk with a capacity of 325 liters. Note that the USB outlet-essential to recharge our stressed smartphone is also available for the rear passengers.
2019 Kia Rio Engine, Driving Test
After few kilometers driving the new Kia Rio I realize that the Korean economy car is more mature. It’s easy to find the right driving position thanks to large seat adjustments (jerky regarding the backrest) and steering wheel. It’s spacious, well soundproofed, and also fairly lively with the 1.0 3 cylinder turbo from 100 HP.
An engine that I found nailed to a prevalent use in town and out of town for the couple well spread over the whole of the turns (171 Nm constants from 1,500 to 4,000 rpm) allowing you to shoot well in high gears, and soft clutch that not even straining in the push and pull of rush hour.
Between the curves of the Bologna, hills proved comfortable, able to absorb the irregularities of the asphalt, but also very stable and firmly on the ground. The engine gives its best at low and medium engine speeds, in the sense that it is not aggressive in the upper part of the Rev counter, but it is not and is not intended as a sporty sounding version. In spring will come even the brightest ranging from 120 HP of the 2019 Kia Rio 1.0 T-GDI.
The range of new Kia Rio has two petrol versions, 4-cylinder 84 HP Mpi 1.2 (entry level in terms of price and power) and 1.0 T-3-cylinder turbo GDI from 100 PS (in spring also from 120 HP), and a diesel version 1.4 CRDi proposal in two power 75 and 90 HP. GPL version will come later.
Three trim levels available: it starts from the City, devoted exclusively to Rio 1.2 MPi 84 HP, and you switch to Active intermediate and top of the line Cool. l safety package Adas Pack is standard on 2019 Kia Rio Cool and costs 800 euros on other productions; includes emergency brake assistance system with pedestrian detection (AEB), the 3.5 inch screen Cluster Supervision-Warning System (LDWS) track-overcoming and Cruise Control with Speed Limiter.
2019 Kia Rio Price Estimation
The list prices of new Kia Rio depart from 13,100 euros to 1.2 from 84 HP, 1.0 T-15,600 14,600 for GDI, for 75 HP diesel and 18,100 for 90 HP diesel.
The promotion for the commercial launch, valid until the end of March 2017, provides a discount of euro 2,200 across the range. In addition, about setting up Cool is offered a free Techno Pack (worth 1,000 euros) to 7 inch screen with key electronics and GPS.