2010 Kia Rio Reviews and Specifications

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2010 Kia Rio Reviews and Specifications

2010 Kia Rio As the smallest and most affordable model from Kia, 2010 Kia Rio comes both as a sedan (Rio) or five-door hatchback (Rio5). Rio is closely related to 2010 Hyundai Accent, although the accent is being offered in two-door hatchback or sedan, with none of the five doors in the lineup.

2010 Kia Rio , the Rio gets a facelift consisting of small new bumpers, a slightly revised grille and headlamps, plus new bodyside moldings. KIA Rio no longer looks fresh, because it has basically the same exterior and interior design since the 2006 model year. However, the proportion is less polite and modest, with a lipped wheel wells and curved themes that played especially well in the roofline and rear pillar Rio5. Interior design do not dare; This basic but simple, with sound system controls and most other high-switchgear height and within easy reach.

1.6-liter four-cylinder engine, making 110 horsepower, is standard across the model line. That doesn’t sound like much, but because it is such a light car, it feels relatively quickly, especially with the five-speed manual gearbox (although the relationship may feel is not right). 4-speed automatic is also available. Another aspect of the driving experience was pretty good, considering the price. Rio handles well enough, the brakes seem strong, and there are enough peppiness to drive much, other than high-speed tickets. Figures of good fuel economy but not stellar — began to rise to 27 mpg city, 32 highway with the five-speed, 25/35 mpg with the automatic. 2010 Kia Rio All models now come with automatic EcoMinder light to help you drive fuel-efficient manner.

2010 Kia Rio Interior quite convenient, but if there are four adults on board, best to keep Your trip a little short. In front of the seat is pretty good, and there’s a good rear headroom and legroom in the rear. Luggage space is really impressive, too, and in the cargo area, the Rio5 is large enough to fold under the hatchback. The downside is that they can be a bit pitchy in some kind of Freeway’s surface, and the Rio SX model has different Tires and suspension settings, intended to produce a sportier feel, bringing more road noise into the cabin. Throughout the entire model line, the engine noise can be a problem; very prominent during acceleration and when cruising at higher speeds.

Crash test scores for 2010 Kia Rio and Rio5 is far from great. Rio gets four-and five-star rating for frontal crash protection, but side-impact ratings lagged in only three stars for the passenger side protection. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) also found no Rio became very protective, with a score of frontal offset “accepted” the side impact results and “poor” — which should be a concern. There are six airbags, including side curtain airbags, and front double. Active headrests front brakes new anti-key standard on all Rio and Rio5 models for 2010.
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