Kia Rio Sedan is a five-seat compact vehicle in the Sedan category. For the 2017 model year, there are two trim-lines to choose from, both with the same 1.6L Inline-4 engine that produces 138 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual regular gasoline expense is $1,150 to $1,200, which over the course of five years will save you $750 in extra fuel spending. Kia Rio Sedan has received a 4-stars crash rating from NHTSA.
2017 Rio Sedan has a relatively short wheelbase ( 101.2 in) on a narrower body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 2494 - 2573 lbs.
2017 Rio Sedan seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only two measurements - legs and head - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on shoulders and hips. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Rio Sedan ia a class-leader on only one measurement - head - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on shoulders and hips. Trunk volume is smaller than average with 13.7 cu. ft.
2017 Rio LX
2017 Rio EX
|Engine||1.6L Inline-4||1.6L Inline-4|
|HP||138 hp||138 hp|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|City||27 MPG||27 MPG|
|Highway||36 MPG||36 MPG|
|Combined||31 MPG||30 - 31 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost||$1,150||$1,150 - $1,200|
2017 Rio Sedan comes in two trim levels, with an average price that is $1,463 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average more powerful engine, Rio Sedan has higher-than-average combined fuel economy of 30.5 mpg.
2017 Rio Sedan 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.