Kia Rio Has Been Updated
Kia told about the updated hatchback Rio official premiere to be held in a couple of days at the Paris motor show. European sales will start in early 2015.
The third generation Rio, introduced in 2011, received a slightly refreshed exterior: the shape has changed from a distinctive "tiger nose" grille, fog lamps, front and rear bumpers. Alloy wheels with a radius of 15-, 16 - or 17-inch have three new design and "shod" in tires with low rolling resistance. Paint range has been expanded with two new colors: blue and yellow. In the cabin were added chromium and the top trim for the first time have the opportunity to order a synthetic leather covering.
The engine range will vary depending on the country of implementation. The car can be equipped with a choice of four engines ranging from 74 to 108 HP, mated to a 5 - or 6-speed manual transmission or 4-speed automatic transmission. The production of the new Kia Rio hatchback in Korea has already begun.