Bringing the all new and different concept, 2013 Kia Rio really hopes to hit the market and get the costumer’s full attention regarding its unfortunate predecessor. Available in sedan and hatchback version.
Different with 2013 Kia Soul, 2013 Kia Rio comes in more stylish design and brings many upgraded technologies which is expected to make this car become the highest recommendation in small car segment, beating its rival, include Ford Fiesta, Chevy sonic and Hyundai Accent. Its proportional body is typical of European car, it’s clearly believed that 2013 Kia Rio has left its South Korean’s character and takes Peugeot, 2013 Opel Mokka and 2013 Ford Focus as its inspiration for its body line.
Its new concept contains of a prominent grille with chrome accents, standard 15-inch steel wheels and optional 17-inch steel wheels and its swept-back headlights. 2013 Kia Rio also offers some unique features, include power folding mirror on the outside, rearview camera, projection highlights and LED taillights.All the improvements give it a sportier look, better than the old version.
2013 Kia Rio may look small from the outside, but it is not really what you will find inside. Besides large cabin, fine leather and luxurious design are what you will get from the interior. With the addition of soft-touch materials, arm’s pad, and high-end metallic accent, 2013 Kia Rio is considered the best in its class. This subcompact car is also become more accessible, every features provided by the car is more user-friendly with its larger button. Each trim level offers different package which make your driving performance. The SX gives you illuminated vanity mirrors, trip computer, cruise control and backup camera incorporating with its standard UVO system.
Optional premium package from SX brings you a navigation system, push-button start and heated seats. All standard interior and safety system of 2013 Kia Rio has been improved than its previous version, although its voice recognition feature is considered still behind Ford’s sync.
2013 Kia Rio’s drivetrain comes from its 1.6 liter 4V engine that delivers 138 horsepower and 123 pound-feet of torque. The LX type has a standard six-speed manual transmission and the six-speed automatic transmission could be an option to the LX. The EX type get a Eco Package with integrated stop and go system that could support its fuel efficiency. Compared to its previous version, 2013 Kia Rio is considered better in handling and riding in its class.
2013 Kia Rio also offers the costumer with three optional trims for each version, LX, EX, and SX. 2013 Kia Rio offers $13.600 as its starting price. It is cheaper than 2013 Ford Focus price.
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