Kia presented the fourth generation of the Rio, which will make its official debut at the Paris auto show, in less than a month. The design of the car has been done by Kia’s teams in Germany and in California and it has also been influenced by the company’s global design center in Namyang, South Korea.
The new Rio looks significantly more refined than its predecessor, both at the exterior and interior. It has a new grille, which is wider and thinner, new thin lights, with LED daytime running lights, shaped like the letter U.
The car is 15 mm longer, 5mm wider and 5 mm shorter, than its predecessor, with the overall dimensions being, 4.065 mm in length, 1.725 mm of width and 1.450 mm of height, while the luggage space reaching 288 liters and increasing to 974 liters when the rear seats are folded.
Its interior features a three-spoke multifunction leather steering wheel, a large screen in the center of the dashboard, aircraft-style switches and round and square vents. The quality of materials used, is superior, with the new infotainment system helping eliminate some of the buttons, that were existing on the previous generation.