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The new Rio has a streamlined, modern look for responsible design centers Kia Germany and California, and all monitored from the headquarters in South Korea.
Kia decided on a more aggressive exterior design of the car, where they retained the stylistic ties to its predecessor. The first impression is that the “nose” of the vehicle more elevated, while the grille is significantly higher than the current version yet.
Lights were upgraded and equipped with modern LED technology. The last part, where dominate large taillights, visually less convincing. Compared with the outgoing model, the new Rio is longer by 15 mm, wider by 5 mm, and 10 mm lower. Prolonged and wheelbase (10 mm), while the distance between front and rear axles now 2,580 mm.
The cabin is greatly enhanced and provides a much better impression than its predecessor. There are a new multimedia system and the already inevitable, touch screen, to which you have transferred many “natural” command. The new and vents, air conditioners cluster, steering wheel … Indeed, Rio inside looks much more “expensive” than before, although it should be borne in mind that the photographs shown richer-featured version of the car.
Kia did not publish data on the boot volume but claims that the storage space is increased and it is now the largest in its class.