Driven: 2012 Kia Rio

#Kia, #Rio

2012 Kia Rio EX 5-door

Base price (with destination): $17,250
Price as tested: $18,345

Standard Equipment:
1.6-liter direct-injected four-cylinder engine
6-speed automatic transmission
Active Eco system
Power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
Air-conditioning
Power windows
Power door locks w/remote
Hill Assist Control
AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system w/satellite radio, and USB and aux inputs
Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls
Bluetooth
Tilt & telescoping steering column
60/40 split-folding rear seats
Metal-finish interior trim
Body-color power mirrors
Cargo cover

Options on this vehicle:
Convenience Package - $1000 - Alloy wheels
- Fog lights
- Power folding outside mirrors w/turn signal indicators
- Rear view camera
- UVO in-vehicle entertainment system
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
- Illuminated vanity mirrors
- Dual map lights
- Soft-touch dash
Carpeted floor mats - $95

Key options not on vehicle: Auto-dimming mirror w/compass and Homelink - $295
Sport graphic - $120

Fuel economy:
(city/hwy/combined)
30 / 40 / 33 mpg

Engine:
1.6L DOHC I-4
Horsepower: 138 hp @ 6300 rpm
Torque: 123 lb-ft @ 4850 rpm

Drive:
Front-wheel

Transmission:
6-speed automatic

Curb weight: 2483 lb

Wheels/tires:
15-inch wheels
185/65 R15 Kumho Solus KH25 tires

Competitors:
Chevrolet Sonic
Ford Fiesta
Honda Fit
Hyundai Accent
Mazda2
Nissan Versa
Toyota Yaris

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