The Independent MacPherson strut-front suspension and stabilizer bar offer precise, sporty handling dynamics.
The Rear Coupled Torsion Beam with Gas Shock Absorbers offers responsive handling while giving you a comfortable ride in various road conditions.
For more dynamic handling, the Sport-Tuned Suspension offers a number of performance enhancements including different spring rates, damper tuning, and a thicker front sway bar.
The Body-Color Exterior Door Handles preserve the clean, dynamic lines of the Rio.
Bold and powerful, the Black Mesh Radiator Grille further accentuates the Rio's adventurous side.
The contrasting Chrome Surround on the Black Mesh Radiator Grille adds to the distinctive, stylish look of the front end.
The power-operated side-view mirrors conveniently heat up to melt ice or snow.
The Outside Mirrors feature seamlessly integrated Turn-Signal Indicators.
The Power-Folding Outside Mirrors are handy when parking in close quarters.
Whether it's completely open or slightly tilted, the Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof gives you an enhanced airy experience on your drive.
Designed to enhance comfort, the windshield and front windows are made of Solar Control Glass that helps reduce interior heat buildup on sunny days.
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers are an added convenience on rainy days.
The rear window is heated to help defrost or melt snow for a clear view. And with a convenient, automated shut-off system, you don't have to worry about overheating.
The Halogen Multi-Reflector Lens Headlights offer substantial illumination of the road in front of you.
With Auto Light Control, the headlights automatically turn off or on depending on the level of sunlight outside.
Seamlessly integrated into the lower front fascia, the multi-reflector fog lights create a dramatic look while providing crisp illumination of the road ahead.
The LED Positioning Lights bring distinctive style to the Rio front end.
The Rear LED Rear Combination Lamps deliver standout style and enhanced visibility.
The Locking Fuel-Filler Door helps provide secure closure.
A premium color for a premium drive. The 2016 Rio is available in sleek Aurora Black Pearl.
The Rio features standard 15-inch Steel Wheels with modern full covers.
These 15-inch Alloy Wheels add a track-inspired look to the sporty Rio.
Dynamic, bold, and performance-inspired. The available 17-inch Alloy Wheels provide eye-catching sportiness to the Rio's overall design.
With over 130 channels, including 69 that are 100% commercial-free music and entertainment, SiriusXM Satellite Radio provides added enjoyment for every drive. Click here for more SiriusXM details.
The vibrant color touch-screen makes controlling your audio easy: change stations, pick your channel pre-sets, and more.
Put the transmission into reverse and the Rear-Camera Display will show a live image of what's behind your vehicle. For added convenience, a vehicle footprint that shows bumper width is superimposed in the display.
The UVO system provides in-car connectivity based on the capabilities of your personal device. So that you can have complete control of your phone and music functions. Click here for more UVO details.
The nerve center of your Rio is the Voice-Command Navigation system. It offers a vivid color, 7" touch screen and relays real-time highway conditions from SiriusXM Traffic™.Click here for more SiriusXM details.
Four dynamic speakers provide rich, full sound and clarity.
The audio system is complemented by the crisp, clear highs of A-Pillar-Mounted Tweeters.
Connect your iPhone or other compatible mobile devices to Rio's audio system and play your favorite music.
Conveniently make and answer calls with your BLUETOOTH® Wireless Technology-enabled phone, all without removing your hands from the wheel. Click here for more details.
Even with the Smart Key tucked away in a pocket or purse, you can start or stop the engine at the push of a button or lock and unlock doors from the outside.
These intuitively mounted controls allow you to change radio stations and volume while letting you keep both hands on the wheel and your focus on the road.
The conveniently placed Steering-Wheel-Mounted Cruise Control Buttons allow you to adjust settings without removing your hands from the wheel.
The Steering-Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters offer enhanced convenience with quick shifts, while allowing you to keep both hands on the steering wheel.
The SX Supervision Meter Cluster provides essential driving information with enhanced readability.
The Active Eco System proactively controls parts of the engine, transmission, and air condition system to help reach optimal fuel economy.
The Idle Stop and Go (ISG) System helps boost fuel economy.
Enjoy the convenience of one-touch auto-up and auto-down operation of the driver's-side window.
Lock or unlock your doors with a single button. Automatic door lock and unlock functionality provides added security and convenience.
Stay cool and comfortable with the included Air Conditioning.
To help you achieve the most comfortable driving position, the steering column tilts up and down.
The tilt steering column offers near-infinite adjustment for the perfect fit and optimal driver comfort.
The included Trip Computer offers an array of functions right at your fingertips: trip meter, odometer, estimated range of remaining fuel, current average miles per gallon, and more.
The Center Console with Sliding Armrest provides adjustable, padded comfort and ample storage room for your personal items.
The Dual Front Cup Holders allow the driver and passenger to enjoy beverages within easy reach.
Both front and rear doors offer convenient map pockets and water-bottle holders.
Crisp illumination right where you want it. The Dual LED Map Lights give the driver and front passenger the convenience of a directed beam of light.
The driver and passenger will each enjoy the convenience of a lighted Visor Vanity Mirror.
The glove box illuminates—making it easier to find items in the dark.
The Cloth Seat Trim adds a distinctive touch to the interior of your Kia.
The Rio EX comes with a premium cloth seat trim for a fresh, sophisticated look.
Relax into black cloth and gray leather seat trim with contrasting gray stitching. Modern gray accent stitching is also featured on the steering wheel, shift boot, and armrest.
The Leather Seat Trim accents the rich, luxurious tone of the interior.
The 6-Way Adjustable Driver's Seat allows you to personalize your ideal seating position for supreme comfort no matter how long your drive may be.
The driver and front passenger can relax into seats with heated backs and cushions. Three heat settings give them maximum comfort at just the right level.
Proper-fitting seat belts are critical to overall safety and comfort. The Height-Adjustable Seat-Belt Anchors allow for seat belts to be raised and lowered to achieve the perfect fit.
The Rio features Rear-Seat Adjustable Headrests for ultimate comfort.
The practical 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat folds down easily for plenty of passenger and cargo combinations.
The hand-stitched Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel and matching Gearshift Knob complement the refined interior.
The Soft-Touch Dash adds a plush elegance to the Rio's modern interior.
Aluminum Pedals add a track-inspired feel to the sleek interior.
When used with properly fitted seat belts, this advanced system helps detect the presence of a front-seat passenger, monitors the severity of an impact, and controls airbag inflation accordingly to help reduce injuries in certain collisions.
When used with seat belts, the Dual Front Seat-Mounted Side Airbags offer an additional level of enhanced safety and can be effective at reducing injuries from certain collisions.
The Full-Length Side Curtain Airbags offer enhanced safety of occupants in all rows by reducing the potential for injury in a collision or rollover scenario.
The first line of defense in safety are the seat belts. Front and rear 3-point seat belts are an integral part of an elaborate vehicle-wide safety system designed to help minimize the effects of an accident.
In the event of certain collisions, Front Seat-Belt Pretensioners are designed to tighten the seat belts, pulling the driver and occupants more snugly into their seats in anticipation of an impact, to help to reduce the likelihood of injury.
The foundation of your Kia's active safety system, the Antilock Braking System (ABS) uses electronic sensors at each wheel hub to detect when wheels begin skid. If skidding under braking is detected, ABS modulates brake force to reduce skidding which in turn allows for reduced braking distances in addition to helping you maintain control of your vehicle.
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) offers an enhanced level of vehicle control and peace of mind by offering improved directional stability helping you maintain the vehicle's intended direction of travel. ESC monitors and assists in the control of key vehicle functions by braking individual wheels and reducing engine power accordingly.
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) adds steering direction control capability, intervening when appropriate to further stabilize the vehicle. It helps the driver regain control and return the vehicle to its intended path.
The Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD) system offers a measure of enhanced safety by electronically distributing appropriate amounts of braking pressure to each wheel through a network of sensors. The result is more controlled and precise handling while applying the brakes.
Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) offers an added measure of security when moving from a stop on a steep hill by preventing the vehicle from rolling backward. It functions by gently applying the brakes for two seconds while you move your foot from the brake pedal to the accelerator.
Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) offers the convenience and an added measure of preventative safety by constantly monitoring tire inflation pressures in all four tires. A warning light appears in the instrument cluster should any tire pressures drop below a specified range.
Your Kia offers an added measure of security with reinforced steel beams in every door. Specifically, these steel beams are designed to absorb impact energy and deflect side-impact force. Additionally, both A and B pillars are reinforced to help minimize impact forces.
The Front and Rear Crumple Zones are specially designed to absorb and dissipate impact energy, helping to preserve the passenger compartment.
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) is a universal child-seat attachment system that allows for quick, easy, and secure installation and removal of LATCH-equipped child seats.
The Rear Child-Safety Door Locks offer peace of mind by enabling parents to disengage the interior door opening mechanism ensuring children can't open the rear doors while the vehicle is in motion.