Kia compact car that was named 2012 Kia Rio has always been misleading. One would be appropriate, but admittedly less alluring moniker were the Kia Des Moines: a fine enough place to spend a few hours to as long as possible out of it. With the 2012 KIA Rio, unveiled at the New York Auto Show, is the name Well, it’s still misleading, but there are many significant improvements. If the outgoing launched a Kia Rio exec was proud to report that the car still offer U.S. customers the option of manually-operated windows. This cost the company more money than if the car with power windows had available, but the move was intended to convey the value of Rio. We are pleased to say that while new KIA Rios will still be available with crank windows, the company has higher-tech options, the wallet Rio easy to owners.
First comes from the old 1.6-liter four-cylinder boat at anchor, which made 110 hp, and goes into new 1.6-liter direct-injection engine that uses to crank 138 hp. Of more interest to the frugal minded Kia is estimated that the engine will be good for 30 mpg city and 40 highway when the EPA gets around to officially assess the new cars.
2012 Kia Rio unveiled at New york Auto Shows Picture
The new 2012 Kia Rio is available as a sedan or a five-door hatchback (known as the Rio5), and in three trim levels: LX, EX and SX. Both body styles are offered with a choice of manual or automatic transmissions packing six forward gears ratios. Still underhood Tech is available should buyers for the Rio-Eco package that imagine an engine start / stop system we have, this is a necessary option to guests, the 30-mpg city rating will opt added.