Designed to outrun expectation.

from R275,995

Includes VAT

The all-new KIA RIO:

Bigger, bolder and poised for adventure:

The all-new KIA RIO makes an entrance with influential styling, loads of space, get up and performance as well as an all-round extraordinary driving experience that exudes charm and confidence. It’s more than a city car. It’s a city-to-city car.

Face the day with confidence:

The all-new RIO is more than just the attractive new car on your street. With comfortable seats, surprising versatility and dependability backed by a 5-year unlimited kilometer warranty, it’s with you for the long haul.

Provocative at rest. Tantalising in motion:

Attractive new aerodynamic contours are just part of what makes the all-new KIA RIO so striking. Its smooth ride, agile handling and invigorating performance help bring the excitement to life.

An everyday car, for every occasion:

With award-winning style, ample seating and cargo space, the all-new KIA RIO lets you set out every day feeling like the world is yours to explore.

See the road from a position of heightened control:
The cockpit prioritises information and limits visual and manual distractions. The cluster presents driving data, while a center floating display simplifies access to a range of entertainment and comfort controls. Technology has made our lives convenient, but it’s only useful when it’s available at the right time and place. The all-new RIO offers a straightforward presentation of the tech you need at your fingertips, so you can focus on the road.
Bluetooth Technology gives your hands-free access to your phone and its functions. 7” Colour Touchscreen Audio With Apple Carplay and Android auto features, along with MP3 compatibility, the 7” TFT-LCD touchscreen displays artist and track, controlled with the tap of a finger. Rear View Camera So you can see what’s happening behind you. Auxiliary and USB Connections Flash drives and other compatible audio devices can be connected via 3.5mm (analog) and USB ports.

Relax all the way there. And back.

Five people can ride comfortably with plenty of room to stretch thanks to a longer wheelbase, front headrests that slide for extra comfort and automatic air-conditioning (available on the TEC model). Every aspect of this cabin is designed to feel native to the human touch. So, whether you’re the driver or passenger you’re in for an extraordinary surprise.

Give yourself room to live out those dreams.

Whether it’s an average day or the trip of a lifetime, the all-new RIO makes the good life that much easier to achieve. Get familiar with its clever approaches to stowing cargo and putting people at ease.


Full-folding 2nd Row Seats Rear seats fold fully flat, so when you need to, you can accommodate long or bulky items in an extended cargo space.
60:40 Split-folding Rear Seats The rear seats split 60:40 and fold flat, giving you utmost flexibility in managing cargo and passenger space.

Luggage Net
An elasticised luggage net keeps luggage and cargo from moving around in the cargo space.Covering Shelf
A rear shelf keeps cargo out of view. Attached to the rear gate by cords, it lifts out of the way when the gate is opened. 

The power to pull ahead of the pack.

The all-new RIO combines utter efficiency with a constant reserve of power. Its handling around town is smooth and agile. And when speed is called for, you’ll love the punch of the performance it offers.

A new, smooth shifting 6-speed Automatic Transmission smoothly transfers the engine’s torque. An efficient 6-speed or 5-speed Manual Transmission offers quick, smooth shifts and gear ratios selected to fit the engine’s torque curve.

A single-minded obsession with safety.

Even the most sculpted car has one paramount duty: to protect the people inside it and around it. The all-new Rio features intelligent active-safety technology and substantial passive-safety enhancements to protect people.

51% AHSS Application
The all-new RIO uses more than 51% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS), which is a more than 54% increase from the previous model. This equates to phenomenal body rigidity, enhancing cabin protection as well as dynamic performance.

8 zones with Hot-stamped Components
The all-new RIO features hot-stamping of components in 8 core stress areas. The strengthened body structure helps provide improved crash protection.

97m of Structural Adhesive
With almost three times the structural adhesive applied compared to the previous generation, the all-new RIO is more rigid yet lighter, and features improved noise, vibration and harshness management.

6 Airbags
Our protection system includes front airbags for the driver and front-seat  passenger, two airbags on the sides and two curtain airbags running the length of the cabin. (Only available on the TEC model.)

Rear Park Distance Control
When you back into a parking spot, how much room do you have left? As you reverse, audible beeps alert you to the distance to obstacles behind you. (Only available on the EX and TEC models.)

Designed to fit your mood:

Eight enticing colour choices and three striking wheel styles complement the bold, aerodynamic exterior design of the all-new RIO.

The details make the difference.

Your car should deliver everything you expect from a drive. Choose the options and accessories that will make it yours and yours alone.

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ENGINE 1.2 1.4
Type In-line 4 cyl, 16 valve DOHC CVVT In-line 4 cyl, 16 valve DOHC CVVT
Displacement (cc) 1 248 1 396
Fuel Injection System Multi Point Injection (MPI) Multi Point Injection (MPI)
Max Power (kW/rpm) [DCT] 62/6000 74/6300
Max Torque (Nm/rpm) [DCT] 120/4000 135/4200
Compression Ratio [DCT] 10.5 : 1 10.5 : 1
Bore x stroke (mm) 71 x 78.8 74 x 74.99
Fuel Type Unleaded petrol Unleaded petrol
Transmission - Manual [Auto] 5-Spd 6-Spd [6-Spd]
Acceleration (0-100km/h) 12,9 11.5 [12.9]
Maximum speed (km/h) 170 176 [175]
CO2 Emissions (g/km) - Combined 135 137 [148]
Overall length x width x height (mm) 4 065 x 1 725 x 1 460 4 065 x 1 725 x 1 460
Wheelbase (mm) 2 580 2 580
Wheel Tread (front/rear) (mm) 1 518/ 1 524 1 518/ 1 524 1 512/ 1 518 (17”)
Overhang (front/rear) (mm) 830/655 830/655
Minimum Ground Clearance (mm) 140 140
Curb Weight (min-max kg) 1 110 - 1 198 1 130 - 1218 [1 158 - 1 246]
Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) (kg) 1 550 1 570 [1 600]
Tow Mass (kg) - Trailer with/without Brakes 910 / 450 1 000 / 450 [800 / 450]
Fuel Tank Capacity (l) 45 45
Cargo Area Capacity (l): - Seat Up (VDA 325 325
Type (MDPS) Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) Motor Driven Power Steering
Minimum Turning Radius (m) 5,1 5,1
Front Brakes Disc (256 mm) Disc (256 mm)
Rear Brakes Drum (203.2 mm) Drum (203.2 mm)
Wheels 15” Steel 15” Alloy 15” Alloy 15” Alloy
Tyres 185/65 R15 185/65 R15 185/65 R15 205/45 R17
Full Size Spare Wheel X X X X
Airbags Driver & Passenger Driver & Passenger Driver & Passenger Driver & Passenger, Side, Curtain
Data Dot X X X X
ISOFIX (Child Anchors) X X X X
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) X X X X
Transmission Manual Manual/Auto Manual/Auto Manual/Auto
Air-conditioner Manual Manual Manual Auto
Body coloured bumpers X X X X
Central locking with Alarm and Immobiliser X X X X
Electric windows front & rear X X X X
Electric side mirrors X X X X
Illuminated vanity mirrors X X X X
Radio/RDS/+ MP3/Aux/USB connection X X X X
Speakers 4 6 6 6
Steering wheel remote controls X X X X
Remote boot unlock X X X X
Telescopic/Tilt steering X X X X
60:40 split rear seat folding X X X X
Headlight height adjustment (manual) X X X X
USB charger X X X X
Mud guards X X X X
Bluetooth X X X X
Bluetooth with Voice Recognition - - X X
Electric folding mirrors & side mirror indicator - X X X
Auto light control & Escort and Welcome home function - X X X
Centre console armrest - X X X
Fog lights - X X X
Leather wrapped steering wheel & gear knob - X X X
Supervision Cluster 3.5 inch LCD - X X X
UV protection solar windscreen glass - X X X
LED Daytime Running Lights - - X X
LED Position Lamps (Indirect Type) - - X X
7 inch Touch Screen Infotainment System - - X X
Apple car play and Android auto - - X X
Projection Headlamps ** - - X X
Rear view camera with Dynamic Guidelines - - X X
Rear park assist system - - X X
LED Rear combination lamps - - X X
Rain sensing Wipers - - - X
Cruise Control - - - X
ECM mirror - - - X
Alloy pedals - - - X
Leather Seats - - - X
Metallic Paint X X X X
Sunroof Not Available Not Available Not Available X

1.2 LS
5-YEAR / UnlimIted Kilometres Warranty
2-year / 30 000 km SERVICE PLAN I 5-YEAR
Unlimited Kilometres Roadside Assistance

1.4 LX, 1.4 EX, 1.4 TEC
 5-YEAR / UnlimIted Kilometres Warranty
4-year / 60 000 km SERVICE PLAN I 5-YEAR
Unlimited Kilometres Roadside Assistance

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