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Kia Rio Hatchbacks

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2014 Kia Rio What's new for 2014? 
2014 Kia Rio

The 2014 Kia Rio and Rio 5 receive only minor enhancements this year. Additional plastic shielding under the car helps improve aerodynamics, while interior upgrades include a new water-temperature gauge. A redesigned Smart Key fob includes a folding key for added convenience.

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2013 Kia Rio What's new for 2013? 
2013 Kia Rio

For 2013, Kia offers its Idle Stop and Go (ISG) technology as part of the Rio EX's Eco package. ISG automatically shuts down the engine when stopped and then restarts it once the gas pedal is depressed. Also new are steering-wheel paddle shifters on the Rio SX.

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2012 Kia Rio What's new for 2012? 
2012 Kia Rio

The Kia Rio has been completely revamped for 2012 and has an even lower price tag. It's still available as a 4-door sedan, but adds a 5-door hatchback design, both of which sport a new look, a new engine and enough tech-savvy features to make others in its class jealous.

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2010 Kia Rio What's new for 2010? 
2010 Kia Rio

For 2010, the Rio5 receives a new front end treatment, keeping it inline with the new face of Kia. Changes include a new grille, headlamps and bumper, as well as full body-colored front and rear bumper and color-keyed side moldings. An "EcoMinder" fuel economy indictor light is made standard on all automatics, while Bluetooth, cruise control and integrated side mirror turn signals join the options list.

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2009 Kia Rio What's new for 2009? 
2009 Kia Rio

The 2009 Kia Rio5 gains a new radio with an MP3 compatible CD player, USB port and a three-month free subscription to SIRIUS Satellite Radio.

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2008 Kia Rio What's new for 2008? 
2008 Kia Rio

The Rio5 gains a new trim: The LX. Also new is a standard auxiliary audio input jack.

About Kia Rio

Although it romps on the roads with more established subcompacts such as the Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit and Chevy Sonic, the Kia Rio sedan and its 5-door friend, the Rio 5, outmaneuver them all with an unbeatable combination of price, features, power, fuel economy and warranty. One look at the Rio tells the viewer this is no Toyota Yaris. Looking more like a mini Sportage or Optima, the Rio is stylish both inside and out, plus it offers up features usually reserved for more expensive models. Its fuel-efficient 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine uses gasoline direct-injection technology that helps the Rio to attain excellent fuel economy while delivering class-leading horsepower.

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