Kia Rio

Kia Rio 1.0 T GDi 2 5dr Review

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The Kia Rio is a competent supermini, but it’s pricey, and it doesn’t excel in any particular area

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Trim: 2

Move up to ‘2’ and you get alloy wheels, leather steering wheel and gear knob, electric rear windows, power-folding door mirrors, a six-speaker stereo with DAB radio, rear parking sensors, cruise control and automatic emergency city braking. It has all the equipment you need but we’d expect a better infotainment system, at least as an option.,

Engine: 1.0 T GDi

A turbocharger means this little 1.0-litre three-cylinder motor has more power and is more flexible than the bigger four-cylinder engines. It’s at home in town or on the motorway, and offers more than enough pace to match or beat many rivals with equivalent engines.

Key information

0-62 MPH10.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure


Urban: 48.7Motorway: 62.8
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?



EmissionsOfficial emissions rating