|Price||A$18,590 - A$24,490|
|Fuel Efficiency||5.4 - 6.2L/100km|
|ANCAP Rating||5 / 5|
|Latest CarExpert Rating||6.8 / 10|
The Kia Rio is positioned between the Kia Picanto and Cerato, and goes head-to-head with more expensive competitors such as the Mazda 2 and Toyota Yaris in a dwindling market segment. It's available in S, Sport, and GT-Line variations.
Base models Kia Rio's have a 1.4-litre petrol engine with six-speed manual or automatic transmissions, while the flagship gets a three-cylinder turbo with a dual-clutch auto and seven forward gears.
While it lacks edgy design and is decent rather than sporty to drive, the Kia Rio comes relatively well-equipped and gets a long warranty.
The Kia Rio is built in Korea and is then shipped to Australia.
The 2021 Kia Rio has a braked towing capacity from 1000kg to 800kg depending on the variant and an unbraked towing capacity of 450kg.
Kia suggests that owners service their Kia Rio every 12 months or 15,000km, whichever comes first.
The Kia Rio has a five star ANCAP safety rating out of five.
The 2021 Kia Rio uses only Unleaded Petrol.
The 2021 Kia Rio has 5 doors.
In our latest review the Kia Rio scored 6.8 out of 10. Read the full Kia Rio review here.
The 2021 Kia Rio has a 7 year, unlimited km warranty.