More details for the European Kia Rio.

by Jul 11, 2011All News, Kia2 comments

From September Kia dealers will have on the old continent the next generation of the Rio beyond the aesthetic and quality improvements experienced by the versatile, headlined by the frugality of their engines and keen pricing.

Kia has some data that will not leave you cold: the starting price in Germany will be 9,990€ and although it will be a version of access, will have all the safety features expected today, like the ESP, six airbags, ABS and EBD. Starting at 10,500€, will offer a superior finish that will not forget or air conditioning or audio system with integrated USB connection and MP3 player, heated mirrors, fog lights, and more.

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This may not be surprised to see that many manufacturers advertise their vehicles in the segment B for similar prices. But is that while they will have to settle with blocks of about 60hp, South Korea’s new attacks with the 1.2i “Kappa” 85hp and other vehicles seen in the Hyundai-Kia alliance. Above will be available with a 1.4 “Gamma” CVVT 109hp and diesel already, will be responsible to release the 1.1 CRDi with 75hp. This block approves a fuel consumption of just 3.2 l/100km and emissions of 85 g/km of CO2. To achieve this system has the ISG (Start/Stop), regeneration of braking energy, low-resistance tires and improved aerodynamics (Ecodynamics). Finally the 1.4 CRDi 90hp also have a place in the initial range of Rio, in this case the average consumption of 3.8 l/100km will, with emissions of 100 g/km of CO2.

Written by Jose Antonio Lopez

Passionated about Korean cars from Hyundai, Kia & Genesis. Photographer. I love being in nature, hiking. Tech lover.

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