2017 Kia Rio Price and Release Date

Wednesday, February 24th 2016. | Kia

2017 Kia Rio Sedan Front AngleIn its segment, 2017 Kia Rio will face strong competition. To respond on the market demands, this vehicle will come out with new performance and new appearance. As a new subcompact car, this car is the cheapest and smallest car manufactured by South Korean automaker Kia. It will be offered in US. This vehicle will be available in two body styles five-door hatchback and four-door sedan. From this new model, 2017 Kia Rio expected will have latest technical features and improved comfort. The great rivals for this car are Ford Fiesta, Toyota Yaris and Honda Fit.

2017 Kia Rio Exterior and Interior

The new design of this sedan will come with different look. It will be more appealing and edgier look. The front end will be slightly restyled with new Tiger nose grille, swept-back headlights, front bumper, and fog lights. The lights supported with LED technology. It will make 2017 Kia Rio looks futuristic. Besides that, the rounded rear end and angled creases in the sides will give this sedan better visual posture.

The latest Kia Rio will be available in three trim levels namely LX, SX and EX. They have same look but the interior features will be different. The interior offers more space of the cabin. The interior is classy and comfortable. The high quality materials will support the cabin. The front seats will be enhanced, while the cargo space will have area up to 15 cubic feet. 2017 Kia Rio will have some new upgrades such as dashboard with more air vents and chrome plating. The, the technology features will be available such as entertainment system. Therefore, this new sedan will have new audio system, piano-black design dashboard, satellite radio, large touch-screen, navigation, climate control, safety system, as well as soft or leather materials,

2017 Kia Rio Engine

The new model of Kia Rio will come out with a 1.6 liter 4-cylinder engine under its hood. The engine is able to generate outputs of 138 horsepower and 123 pounds feet of torque. Then the engine will be paired with a 6-speed manual transmission as the standard. However, 2017 Kia Rio will be also supported with a 6-speed automatic transmission as the alternative. By using the engine, this car will reach 31 mpg combined as the better fuel economy with the manual transmission. For the automatic transmission will be 27 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway.

2017 Kia Rio Price and Release Date

The rumor mentions that the automaker plans to release 2017 Kia Rio around in the end of 2016. The price tag will go around $14.000 – $20.000.