Articles about Kia Rio

A good bargain for what you get
The Kia Rio has always been rather stylish, but the brand kicked things up a notch with the Schreyer-styled third- generation car launched locally in 2012. While still retaining a taxi variant, the range was optimized for the 'lifestyle' market, with
For those in search of refinement
The local subcompact hatch and sedan market is one ripe with capable cars, yet is a segment where the sheer number of options available makes finding ones that stand out a difficult task.It depends on what you're looking for, but
Speed isn't everything
There's a lot to like about the all-new Kia Rio: It's a looker inside and out, has close to European levels of refinement, and rides very comfortably. Unfortunately, the four-speed automatic transmission it comes with isn't one
Looks good, but how does it perform?
Ah yes, hatchbacks and the '80s. Rally superstars like the Lancia Delta, the Renault 5 Turbo, the Audi Quattro, the Peugeot 205 GTi and the MG Metro 6R4 dominated my childhood dreams back then. Throw in the Toyota KP61 Starlet plus the
Comfortable, stylish, and efficient
Mention 'Rio' and I think of sun-kissed beaches, nubile Latinas in barely-there bikinis, colorful festivals, the obligatory helicopter shot of the Jesus shrine, and that cute movie about the talking birds. When I think of Rio (as in de Janiero),
It almost looks German
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.Yes, the all-new Kia Rio is Korean. But from afar, you'd be forgiven for mistaking the subcompact hatchback for a German-made
Tiger-nose grille and Growling Tigers
Attention Thomasians, or well, at least those with valid driver's licenses: The Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC)--Kia's official Philippine distributor--is bringing the all-new Kia Rio to the University of Santo Tomas, giving you guys the opportunity to be
It's looking good
The fourth-generation Kia Rio has been launched in the Philippines, providing us with another interesting proposition in an increasingly competitive subcompact car scene. Right off the bat, the Korean promises a sporty new look and a more refined interior. Does it
A new, sleek-looking subcompact
The all-new Kia Rio has landed locally, and we're happy to say the fourth-generation of the Korean subcompact hatchback looks just as good as we'd hoped.Philippine-spec units feature the same sharp appearance and refined aesthetics you
'A great all-rounder'
What is it?The latest iteration of Kia's smallest car, the Picanto, may be maturing as it enters its third generation, but it's also getting younger--if you catch our drift.Topping the range is a sportier looking version called
Cute and quirky no more?
Back in September, Kia unveiled the fourth-generation Rio subcompact hatch. The car featured a more youthful, sportier design and refined interior, and we loved it. Now, the Korean carmaker has given us our first peek at the all-new Picanto which
Bigger, more stylish than before
Reports that the all-new, fourth-generation Kia Rio would be revealed in September have finally come into fruition. Official images of the Korean carmaker's best-selling subcompact hatch have finally been released, showing off a sharper, more confident-looking vehicle.
The sketches look promising
Be still your beating hearts: Kia will unveil the all-new, fourth-generation Rio at next month's Paris Motor Show.We have no concrete information, other than the renders you see above. But you will see that it takes the clean,
And 2 new exterior colors as well
Kia has updated the Rio compact car in time for the 2014 Paris Motor Show this month."The Rio retains the core attributes that have proved so popular with owners, and enhancements to the 2014 model include a slight visual makeover, giving
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Could this be the next Rio?
Kia is teasing us with what its next-generation subcompact car might look like. Here is a not-so-detailed image of the concept car that the Korean carmaker will reveal at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show in September.Described by Kia
Prices it the same as well
In Kia\'s local Rio lineup, the five-door EX hatchback gets all the cool features like cruise control, full-auto climate control, and a trip computer that shows the outside temperature and the distance traveled. The sedan variants had a simpler
A strong case of style and features
The Kia Rio 1.4 5-door may well be one of the most stylish hatchbacks yet to grace Philippine roads. With lines reminiscent of the VW Golf, it gives the Ford Fiesta a run for its money in the looks department
After the Batman-inspired Kia Optima
Following the debut of the Batman-inspired Kia Optima nearly a month ago at the New York Comic-Con, the Korean carmaker has now revealed four more of its superhero-inspired cars at the 2012 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in
Which superhero matches which Kia model?
Kia has teamed up with comic-book publisher DC Entertainment, and together both companies will combine automotive styling with comic-book art to bring to life "the World's Greatest Superheroes."The partnership, which will yield eight individually customized vehicles, will see
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