2016 Kia Rio 5-door Reviews
The gleaming skyline and indie rock music in Chicago were the backdrops (KMA) pulled the wraps off the 2016 Rio Sedan. Making its international introduction alongside the formerly introduced Rio 5-Door (Paris, 2014), these two dynamic and modern subcompacts will be the entrance points ever-expanding lineup of award winning cars and CUVs. Refreshed outside and inside for the 2016 model year, the pair offer sporty layout signals that are European and ample interior accommodations while supplying fuel efficiency. Both 5 and Sedan -Door are expected to really go on sale in the first quarter.
The brand's advanced layout was refreshed and both versions continue to give you a lengthy listing of standard attributes, making the Sedan and 5-Door standouts within an otherwise pedestrian subcompact section."
Most observable of the upgrades of the Rio will be the new-for-2016 front and rear fascias. Made to add more powerful existence and visual width, the revised grille insert integrates the now-recognizable geometric pattern discovered on other Kia vehicles including Soul and Optima. New fog light encompasses contain powerful flat satin-finish bezels that house projector lenses. The lights are repositioned inward to get a much more aggressive look. Also, powerful flat planes that hark back to the same treatment in the back are integrated by the lower front valance. The back reflectors are redesigned and repositioned to the far corners of the vehicle, as well as the colour palette of the Rio continues to be improved with two new colours: Urban Azure and Digital Yellow.
Inside, the improvements continue using the increased usage of high-density foam - and B pillars for reduced NVH, premium touch points, new technology characteristics and accessible two-tone Designer Bundle (EX only). Subtle changes include satin-finish bezels across the air ports, as well as a fresh piano black centre cabinet environment wraps ancillary controls and the audio system. The EX Designer Bundle contains unique black fabric with grey leatherette trim with grey stitching. Exceptional grey stitching on steering wheel, center console armrest grey cushioned door panel inserts and shifter boot all promote a sporty, superior-feeling inside.
Both versions remain offered in three trim levels: the topline SX, EX as well as LX. The popular LX Power Program is still accessible as well as keyless entry, and door locks.
Two new option programs can be found EX-HUSBAND: Designer and Look, while the continuing Eco Package contains the upgraded UVO eServices Telematics system with integrated backup camera screen of Kia.
The range-topping SX adds a touch to Kia's entry level Sedan and 5-Door versions. The EX is built upon by standard conveniences and feature a sport tuned suspension emphasized by 17-inch alloy wheels and 11- inch -mounted paddle shifters as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Oversight meter bunch back backup camera screen, an updated navigation system and improved images with Sirius(registered company) XM Traffic, pushbutton beginning, leather seating surfaces as well as a power sunroof are standard.
The six-speed manual is not offered in the Rio 5-Door.
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