Car News

Kia Rio 3 door hatchback launched in UK at a price of £9,995

South Korean automakers, Kia Motors have announced the launch of their new three door Rio hatchback for UK markets. The entire range of Rio models is similar to the five doors except for prices which will be less by over £600. Prices for Rio 3 Door will begin from £9,995.

On the exterior one can see a number of innovative and exciting additions which would include integrated daytime running lights, an MP3 compatible RDS Radio and CD Player with USB and AUX port. The Rio has also been fitted with emergency brake assist, hill start assist control and electronic brake force distribution. The sports model would include 17 inch alloys, LED lights and heated front seats.

Engine options would include a 1.24 liter Kppa with 83 bhp and 121 Nm torque offering 56.5 miles per gallon with the 1.4 liter Gamma offers 107 bhp and 137 Nm torque giving 51.4 miles per gallon. Where diesel engines are concerned, Rio has a 1.1 liter CRDi having 74 bhp offering 78.5 miles per gallon and a 1.4 liter CRDi with 89 bhp offering 70.6 miles per gallon.


About the author

Sagar Patel

Sagar Patel

A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

Email -