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2018 Kia Rio

Research, photos, specs, and expertise

Kia Rio highlights

Customer reviews

3 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

29 city, 37 highway, 32 combined

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New for 2018

  • The Rio is available in a new trim called the S.
  • Rio trims have been upgraded with Rear View Camera, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto as standard equipment this year.
  • Leather Seats features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The LX trim now comes with Power Locks as standard equipment.

Explore Kia Rio details

LX 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Cloth Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Rear Defroster
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Cloth Seats

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

1.6L

Horsepower

130

Torque (ft-lbs)

119

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

11.9

Wheelbase

101.6"

Overall length

172.6"

Width

67.9"

Height

57.1"

Leg room

F 42.1"/R 33.5"

Head room

F 38.9"/R 37.4"

Front tires

P185/65TR15

Rear tires

P185/65TR15

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

4
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RepairPal gave the Kia Rio an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Kia Rio 6th out of 24 among Subcompact Cars.

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2018 Kia Rio trims

LX:

  • 130-hp, 119-lb-ft of torque 1.6L
  • Cloth Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Rear Defroster
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Manual Transmission

S:

  • Includes all features available on the LX
  • Cruise Control
  • Power Mirrors
  • Rear View Camera
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Power Windows
  • View our Kia Rio S inventory

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