KIA Rio: It costs the new edition

Frankfurt am Main, 13 January 2017

Rio to the fourth: on February 11, 2017 will be the new version of the VW Polo rivals at dealerships. Now there's first information about pricing.

Give me five!

The next KIA Rio for the time being only as a five-door hatchback is offered, the previous three-door is required. Deleted is also the rather barren entry version called "Start" with air conditioning but no radio. Consequently, the Rio offer begins with the "attract" and a 84-Horsepower gasoline engine under the hood. Here, an audio system, an on-board computer, a light sensor, a start stop system and power-adjustable outside mirrors are standard. Price: 11.690 euro and thus to the current Rio. The air conditioning only provides the "Edition 7", it costs so far 14.090 euro.

Improved and proven

With 4.06 meters, the new Rio is 15 mm longer than its predecessor. This increase should benefit especially the Fund. The volume of the trunk grows 13 percent to 325 litres in the normal state. A height-adjustable luggage floor is standard according to KIA. The engines, which will be taken over the old model, and slightly revised, include the aforementioned 1.2 liter gasoline engine with 84 HP, but also his brother with 1.4 l and 109 horsepower. Both are naturally aspirated engines, for the larger aggregate is also a four speed automatic transmission in the offer. You deleted has the 1.1-litre diesel with a 75 HP, single diesel model is the 1.4 CRDi with 90 HP.

Finally also turbocharged petrol engine

From the sister model Hyundai i20 the three-cylinder turbo gasoline engine are already known, wandering in the KIA Rio program as well. The weaker version with 100 HP is switched as the 84-HP cleaner with five aisles, there are six courses in combination with 120 HP. entry prices for the turbos not yet reveal KIA, with the i20 is 15,850 (100 HP) and 17,600 euros (120 HP). Touted is but the interim Super-Rio in the guise of the "Platinum Edition" with 120 HP. Here, one can speak of an all inclusive offer: if glass sunroof, automatic climate control, seat covers with man-made leather, smart key, 17-inch alus, a lane change Assistant or an autonomous emergency braking assistant with pedestrian detection. Everything is included in the price, even a Navi with the seven inch touch screen, digital radio and app integration. Cost: 21.290 euro. For comparison, a similarly equipped VW is Polo with 110 HP around 2,000 euros more expensive. (rh)