For many years competition on the car market gets increasingly hard and as a result we are getting improvements to new models. One of those that come to the subcompact car segment is the 2016 Kia Rio. When we take a look at the features list of new subcompact segment it is quite obvious that they are coming with more and more luxury features.
New models with advanced features and cutting edge equipment can be seen every day. For last few years Kia has become a company that is now known for few high quality and competitive vehicles they make, Kia is now in all the time developing process and they always deliver something new and interesting. The 2016 model is an updated version of one of the brand’s best-selling vehicles and the news about the appearance of this new model has made quite some waves in the auto fans world and on the web too.
When it comes to the exterior, when compared with the previous year model, the new Rio Vehicle brings a bit sportier look, due the new front and back fascia’s. At the front end, there is a restyled “Tiger Nose” grille, while the headlights and fog lights are upgraded giving more refined and aggressive looks. Besides, the new bumper is bigger and curvier than before, and it brings new lines in its lower segment. At the point when looking at the back, you will see that the back end of this car has a more sophisticated look, because of a higher rear segment and redesigned tail lights.
Let’s talk about the interior, Kia has fitted the new Rio with higher quality and thicker sound insulation, bringing the level of the noise and vibration down. Besides that, the inside accompanies a piano-dark center console and large touchscreen to get all the most important details about ride and in car systems. Another trim level offers dark material seats, with complements of leatherette highlights and dim sewing. The base model of 2016 Kia Rio, the LX trim, accompanies standard highlights like: 6-way manual driver’s seat, electric force controlling, steering wheel-mounted sound controls, air conditioning, USB port, Sirius XM capacities, and hill start assist.
The EX model has every one of those, in addition, a tilt-and-extendable steering wheel with mounted cruise controls, power windows and keyless entrance. The SX model adds to everything, an overhauled navigation framework, and paddle shifters, cowhide wrapped steering wheel, back view cam, Supervision meter instrument cluster and a power sunroof.
As far as the under the hood section is concerned, new delivers, yet again, the same 1.6 l 4-cylinder naturally aspirated unit. It is able to produce 138 hp and 123 lb-ft of torque, and is equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission which makes the new model a FWD. When it comes to the performances, there will be practically no change, the estimated top speed is again 125 mph, while from 0 to 60 mph it will need about 9.5 seconds.
2016 Kia Rio Release Date
The cost of the 2016 Kia Rio ought to begin from slightly above $14,000, and it will go all the more up, depending upon the chosen trim level and optional features. When it comes to the release date, the official information is not released yet, but the expectations are that the new model will hit the market this summer if everything goes as well or at least by the end of this year. Sales should start shortly after the official introduction.