The new Kia Rio is now on sale, prices start from £10,595 on the road and a three door version will follow in early 2012.
The Kia Rio has generous levels of standard equipment, standard features include daytime running lights, body-coloured bumpers, door handles and door mirrors, speed-variable front wipers, headlamp levelling, front electric windows, 15-inch steel wheels, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, two-way steering column adjustment on the petrol model (height-adjustable only on the entry level diesel), a tachometer and trip computer, split folding rear seats, a boot light, a 12-volt power socket and an MP3-compatible RDS radio and CD player with USB and AUX ports. Bluetooth is also standard on the petrol entry model, and on all versions with other trim grades.
The new model offers an extensive range of fuel efficient and low co2 petrol and diesel engines including a 1.1 litre diesel with co2 emissions as low as 85g/km. The new Kia Rio is fitted with 15-inch wheels and boasts Kia’s EcoDynamics fuel-saving technologies including Intelligent Stop & Go engine technology, low rolling resistance tyres, a drag-reducing front grille, gearshift indicator and rear spoiler.