Kia Rio Hatchback is a five-seat compact vehicle in the Hatchback category. For the 2017 model year, there are three trim-lines to choose from, all with the same 1.6L Inline-4 engine that produces 138 horsepower. NHTSA has given the a 4-stars overall crash rating.
2017 Rio Hatchback has a relatively long wheelbase ( 101.2 in) and a wider body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively heavier, too, with curb weight of 2564 - 2732 lbs.
2017 Rio Hatchback seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only three measurements - legs, hips, and head - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on shoulders. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Rio Hatchback ia a class-leader on only one measurement - hips - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on shoulders and head. Trunk volume is smaller than average with 12.3 - 15.0 cu. ft.
2017 Rio LX
2017 Rio EX
2017 Rio SX
|Engine||1.6L Inline-4||1.6L Inline-4||1.6L Inline-4|
|HP||138 hp||138 hp||138 hp|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|City||27 MPG||27 MPG||27 MPG|
|Highway||36 MPG||36 MPG||36 MPG|
|Combined||30 MPG||30 MPG||30 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost|
2017 Rio Hatchback comes in three trim levels, with an average price that is $161 more compared to its rivals. With a heavier body, and on average more powerful engine, Rio Hatchback
2017 Rio Hatchback has a 4-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, like all of its peers. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed four complaints, which is less than the average for its rivals.