Rio

More muscular, more luxurious

2021 Rio

Colour picker shows GT Sport

Mighty Yellow

Mighty Yellow

Features that enhance the driving experience

Interior

Every feature of the Rio has been designed for you to enjoy the drive no matter when or where you’re headed.

Telescopic steering wheel

Rain sensing wipers

Auto defog system

Electrochromic mirror

Smart Key

Center console

Split folding rear seats

All charged up

Keep warm . . . or cool

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The Rio's steering wheel can be adjusted up, down, forward and back so you can find a position that feels just right.

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The Rio will sense when raindrops hits the windscreen and activates the wipers accordingly. The system will also adjust the speed of the wipers the heavier the rain becomes.

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A sensor detects mist on the front windscreen and automatically activates the fans to de-mist the screen.

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No more annoying headlights in your rear view mirror. The electrochomic mirror in the Rio automatically dulls the glare from headlights behind you.

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Leave your key in your pocket or bag and simply touch a button on the door handle to lock or unlock the Rio. The Smart Key also allows you to start your engine with the push of a button when the key is detected inside the car.

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Keep your personal items out of sight with the center console, its big enough to fit those important items that you need in the car.

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Super handy when you need to cart around those oversize items, the rear seats in the Rio fold down to give you 980 liters (VDA) of space.

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You and your passengers can keep all your devices fully charged with USB chargers in the front and rear of the Rio.

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Cold winter mornings or hot summer days the Rio's climate control can keep your vehicle at just the right temperature for you.

A car you can be proud to drive

Exterior

With its head turning looks and attention grabbing detail, each and every detail has been thoughtfully redesigned to enhance the award winning style Rio is known for.

Smart cornering lights

LED rear tail lights

LED Side indicators

Daytime running lights

Bi function projector head lights

Heated and folding side mirrors

Rear spoiler

Fog lights

Front grill

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These activate in low speed turns and shine additional light at your intended direction depending on the steering angle.

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LED tail lights boost your presence at night from the rear, ensuring your position on the road is visible.

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The outside mirrors feature seamlessly integrated turn-signal indicators.

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Stand out while you're on the road with distinctive LED daytime running lights. These DRLs will come on automatically when the hand brake is released and add to the good looks of Rio.

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These aren't your standard headlights, the specially designed projector blub does the job of two; providing light for both the low and high beam function

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The side mirrors are heated to remove condensation on those winter mornings. They also fold away when you're parking on the street or if you're just in a tight spot.

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It's not just there for good looks, the rear spoiler helps improve the Rio's aerodynamics and performance.

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For when the weather gets misty or just a little foggy you can activate the fog lights. The Rio's fog lights have a wide and flat beam pattern that helps reduce the amount of light being reflected off the fog.

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The front grill adds to the striking looks of the new Rio. It's also designed to improve aerodynamics and airflow through to the engine bay.

Tech

Technology within arms reach

The world is only one touch away when you start up the Rio and its infotainment unit. The 8" touchscreen is the hub of the vehicle and allows you to simply access your favourite station, satellite navigation, bluetooth hands free.

Android Auto

Apple CarPlay

Satellite navigation

Bluetooth connectivity

Cruise control

8" touch screen audio

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Android Auto connect the Rio's infotainment system with an Android smartphone. Some of your apps will work through the simple and intuitive interface. It's designed to minimise distraction so that you can stay focused on the road ahead.

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CarPlay is a smarter, safer way to use your iPhone in your new Rio. CarPlay takes certain apps on your iPhone and puts them on the Rio's infotainment display.

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Even if you're sure you know the way, set the navigation system to help you get to your destination faster. The quintessential travel companion combining navigation, trip information and traffic avoidance if you're in one of the busy NZ cities.

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Bluetooth allows you to connect your smartphone, allowing you to answer and end calls hands-free and play music from your favourite playlist.

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Set the speed you want to travel at and the Rio will maintain it. Great for those long open road journeys or your daily commute on the motorway.

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Play your anthem with the 8" touchscreen audio system, paired with 6 speakers throughout the new Rio.

Powerful yet gentle

Performance

The Rio has two engine options, a 1.4 L petrol engine and in the GT Line, a 3 cylinder, 1.0L Turbo petrol engine.

1.4L DOHC CVVT petrol engine

6-speed automatic transmission.

6-speed manual transmission

7-speed DCT

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Max. power 74kW @ 6,000rpm
Max. torque 133Nm @ 4,000rpm

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A smooth shifting 6-speed automatic transmission shifts the engine's torque.

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An efficient manual transmission offers quick shifts and gear ratios selected to fit the engines torque curve.

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Dual-clutch transmissions (DCT) combine the advantages of both automatic and manual gearboxes, offering sportier driving and reduced fuel consumption compared to traditional transmissions.

Safety

5-star ANCAP Safety

The Rio comes with more Advanced High Strength Steel than ever. The increased rigidity of its reinforced chassis not only provide greater safety through heightened collision performance but also improves stability, handling, road noise and vibrations. All versions of the Rio have been achieved the 2017 5-star ANCAP rating.

Range

Pick your ride.

LX Manual

Kia Rio

Rio

Features include:

  • 1.4 DOHC MPI D-CVVT
  • 6-speed Automatic
  • 15" Alloys
  • 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating (2017)
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist - Car, Pedestrian, Cyclist
  • Lane Keep Assist & Lane Follow Assist
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Hill-Start Assist Control
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Cloth Interior Trim
  • 8" Colour LCD Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • 4.2" TFT LCD Colour Supervision Instrument Cluster
  • Bluetooth Connectivity with Voice Recognition
  • Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™

LX Auto

Kia Rio

Rio

Features include:

  • 1.4 DOHC MPI D-CVVT Petrol Engine
  • 6-speed Automatic
  • 15" Alloys
  • 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating (2017)
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist - Car, Pedestrian, Cyclist
  • Lane Keep Assist & Lane Follow Assist
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Hill-Start Assist Control
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
  • Halogen Bi-Function Projection Headlamps with Cornering Headlight Control
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Cloth Interior Trim
  • 8" Colour LCD Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • 4.2" TFT LCD Colour Supervision Instrument Cluster
  • Bluetooth Connectivity with Voice Recognition
  • Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™

Rio EX

Kia Rio

Rio
  • 1.4 DOHC MPI D-CVVT Petrol Engine
  • 6-speed Automatic
  • 16" Alloys
  • 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating (2017)
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist - Car, Pedestrian, Cyclist
  • Lane Keep Assist & Lane Follow Assist
  • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Front & Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Halogen Bi-Function Projection Headlamps with Cornering Headlight Control
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Cloth Interior Trim
  • 8" Colour LCD Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • 4.2" TFT LCD Colour Supervision Instrument Cluster
  • Bluetooth Connectivity with Voice Recognition
  • Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™

Limited

Kia Rio

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  • 1.4 DOHC MPI D-CVVT Petrol Engine
  • 6-speed Dual Clutch Transmission
  • 17" Alloys
  • 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating (2017)
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist - Car, Pedestrian, Cyclist
  • Lane Keep Assist & Lane Follow Assist
  • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Front & Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • LED Bi-Function Projection Headlamps with Cornering Headlight Control
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Cloth & Synthetic Leather Interior Trim
  • 8" Colour LCD Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Satellite Navigation
  • 4.2" TFT LCD Colour Supervision Instrument Cluster
  • Bluetooth Connectivity with Voice Recognition
  • Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™

GT Line

Kia Rio

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  • 1.0L Turbo Petrol Engine
  • 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission
  • 17" Alloys
  • 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating (2017)
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist - Car, Pedestrian, Cyclist
  • Lane Keep Assist & Lane Follow Assist
  • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Front & Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • LED Bi-Function Projection Headlamps with Cornering Headlight Control
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Cloth & Synthetic Leather Interior Trim
  • 8" Colour LCD Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Satellite Navigation
  • 4.2" TFT LCD Colour Supervision Instrument Cluster
  • Bluetooth Connectivity with Voice Recognition
  • Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™

GT Line Plus

Kia Rio

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  • 1.0L Turbo Petrol Engine
  • 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission
  • 17" Alloys
  • 5 star ANCAP Safety Rating (2017)
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist - Car, Pedestrian, Cyclist
  • Lane Keep Assist & Lane Follow Assist
  • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Front & Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • LED Bi-Function Projection Headlamps with Cornering Headlight Control
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Cloth & Synthetic Leather Interior Trim
  • 8" Colour LCD Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Satellite Navigation
  • 4.2" TFT LCD Colour Supervision Instrument Cluster
  • Bluetooth Connectivity with Voice Recognition
  • Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™
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