2021 Kia Rio GT-LINE

2021 Kia Rio GT-LINE Specifications

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About the 2021 Kia Rio GT-LINE

The 2021 Kia Rio GT-LINE is a front-wheel drive five-door hatchback that was released to the Australian market on 01/06/2020 classified as a YB PE MY21. The Rio is regarded as a light car built in Korea with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$23,600.

The Rio is a front-wheel drive 5 door with 5 seats, powered by a 1.0L TURBO 3 engine that has 74 kW of power (at 6300 rpm) and 172 Nm of torque (at 1500 rpm) via a Seven-speed Auto Dual Clutch. KIA claims the Rio GT-LINE uses 5.4L/100km of Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 125g of CO2. It has a 45L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 833km per full tank.

The Rio measures 1450mm (57.1 inches) in height, 4070mm (160.2 inches) in length, 1725mm (67.9 inches) in width with a 2580mm (101.6 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1176kg (2592.6 lbs) of unladen weight. The Rio GT-LINE comes standard with 205/45 R17 front tyres and 205/45 R17 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 10,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2021 Kia Rio GT-LINE has a 140mm ground clearance with a 1100kg braked and 450kg unbraked towing capacity. It has a final gear ratio of 3.65.

The Rio has received a 5 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Under Driver Seat On Floor and the compliance plate is located on the Lower Pass Side B-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to KNADC511LK6000123.


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Kia Rio GT-LINE Details
Used Price From DealerA$23,600
Trade-In ValueA$18,600
SeriesYB PE MY21
Body Stylefive-door hatchback
Release date01/06/2020
Discontinued date31/05/2021
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationUnder Driver Seat On Floor
Compliance plate locationLower Pass Side B-Pillar
VIN ExampleKNADC511LK6000123
Country of originKorea
SegmentLight Car
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors5
Seating capacity5
Kia Rio GT-LINE Engine Specifications
Size998cc, 1.0L
Power @ RPM 74kW @ 6300rpm (99.2 hp)
Torque @ RPM172Nm @ 1500rpm (126.8 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged three-cylinder
Number of Valves12
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio10
Power/weight ratio62.9kw/tonne
Bore/stroke71mm × 84mm (2.8in × 3.3in)
Kia Rio GT-LINE Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSeven-speed Auto Dual Clutch
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle10.2m (33.5 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size205/45 R17 - 6.5x17
Rear tyre & wheel size205/45 R17 - 6.5x17
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Hydraulic double acting shock absorber
Rear suspension typeTorsion bar, Hydraulic double acting shock absorber
Kia Rio GT-LINE Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity45L
Fuel consumption (combined average)5.4L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)6.2L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)5L / 100km
Vehicle range833.3km (517.8 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)125g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)141g / 100km
CO2 emissions (highway)116g / 100km
Kia Rio GT-LINE Dimensions
Length4070mm (160.2 inches)
Width1725mm (67.9 inches)
Height1450mm (57.1 inches)
Wheelbase2580mm (101.6 inches)
Front track1512mm (59.5 inches)
Rear track1518mm (59.8 inches)
Ground clearance140mm (5.5 inches)
Unladen weight1176kg (2592.6 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass-
Gross Combination Mass-
Kia Rio GT-LINE Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1100kg (2425.1 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity450kg (992.1 lbs)
Kia Rio GT-LINE Warranty
Warranty length84 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Kia Rio GT-LINE Servicing
Service interval (km)10,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Kia Rio GT-LINE Options
Standard Features
  • Additional 12 Volt Socket/s
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Airbags - Window
  • Automatic Air Con / Climate Control
  • Apple Car Play
  • Adjustable Driver Seat - Manual
  • Auto Defog System
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Alloy Pedals
  • Antenna - Roof-mounted Bee-sting type
  • Automatic Stop/Start
  • Ambient Temperature Display
  • Android Auto
  • AUX/USB Input Socket
  • 17 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Body Coloured Bumpers
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • Body Coloured Exterior Mirrors
  • Bottle Holders - Front and Rear
  • Body Kit Sports
  • Cruise Control
  • Coat Hanger/Hook(s)
  • Cargo Tie Down Hooks/Rings
  • Chrome Interior Door Handles
  • Centre Console Box - Multi-purpose
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Child Proof Rear Door Locks
  • Child Seat Anchor Points
  • Child Seat - ISOFIX Anchorage System
  • Door Ajar Warning
  • Digital Clock
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Front Centre Armrest
  • Fog Lights - LED
  • Glovebox Compartment
  • Headrests - Adjustable on All Seats
  • Hill Holder
  • Illuminated - Entry/Exit with Delayed Fade
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
  • Intermittent Wipers - Front
  • Intermittent Wipers - Rear
  • Leather Accented Upholstery
  • LED Approach Lamps
  • Leather Gear Knob
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Leather Sports Steering Wheel
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multi Function Control Screen
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • Map Pocket/s
  • Map/Reading Lights - Front
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators & Folding
  • Power Windows
  • Remote Fuel Lid Release
  • Rear Lights - LED
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Rear View Mirror Day/Night
  • Rear Window Demister
  • Side Airbags
  • Seatbelts - Height Adjustable Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Load Limiters Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Rear Seats
  • Seatbelts - Reminder for All Seats
  • Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
  • Split Fold Rear Seat
  • Sunglass Holder
  • Side Impact Protection
  • Seatback Pocket - Front Passenger Seat
  • Sound System with 6 Speakers
  • Sports Suspension
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors & Illumination
  • Traction Control System
  • Vehicle Stability Control
Optional Features
  • Premium Paint - A$520