Updated powertrain of the 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door

Drive big.

It’s the small car with a big personality. Engineered with an updated powertrain that packs a punch, and strong rigid materials to give you a smoother, relaxing ride. Thoughtfully built and undeniably nimble, the Rio 5-Door is the perfect blend of fuel efficiency and fun.

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6-speed transmission of the 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door

Take a joyride.

Featuring smart engine enhancements and a revamped 6-speed automatic transmission, the 2018 Rio 5-Door drives like no ordinary hatchback. The Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) delivers improved responsiveness, and the updated braking system offers refined brake performance. For a fun-to-drive feel no matter where you go.

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Advanced high-strength steel of the 2018 Rio 5-Door

Confident handling.

Meticulously built with high-quality, insulating materials, the Rio 5-Door offers a quiet driving experience with self-assured, balanced handling. And we added 30% more Advanced High-Strength Steel (AHSS) to help deliver improved rigidity for an even smoother ride.

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