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2018 Rio

MADE FOR More than you expect

With a striking redesign and a breadth of technological features, the next-generation Rio stands out from any crowd.

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  • Made for Upfront attitude

    2018 Kia Rio

    Front Design

    The European styling of the new Rio includes a more athletic stance, enhanced comfort, and dynamic performance that’s all wrapped up in a bold new style, including a redesigned tiger nose grille.

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  • Made for Making an exit

    2018 Kia Rio

    Rear Design

    The available sporty and arrow-shaped rear taillights complement the more upright rear c-pillar, while the improved stance gives the car a more confident and balanced appearance over its predecessor.

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  • Made for Smiling behind the wheel

    2018 Kia Rio

    Driving Dynamics

    With a wider stance, longer wheelbase, and available 17-inch rims, the redesigned Rio offers improved comfort, and stability, and ride-handling performance.

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  • Made for Seeing a difference

    2018 Kia Rio

    Lighting

    The all-new headlight assembly includes an available U-shaped LED lighting structure that accentuates the available bi-functioning projection headlights, while newly shaped, available LED taillights accentuate the rear.

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  • Made for Fitting into your life

    2018 Kia Rio

    Sedan & Hatch

    The all-new Rio is available in both a 4-door sedan and 5-door hatchback. So whether your choice is based on style or functionality, there’s a Rio that fits your unique lifestyle.

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  • Made for Comfort

    2018 Kia Rio

    Leather Seats

    Ride in comfort and style. Rio’s sophisticated interior, featuring available leather seating, give it a modern look with an elegant feel. For standout style you notice the moment you step inside.

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  • Made for Tailored Temperature

    2018 Kia Rio

    Climate

    Standard heated front seats and steering wheel, plus available automatic climate control, ensure you’ll stay comfortable no matter the weather outside.

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  • Made for SEEING CLEARLY

    2018 Kia Rio

    Rain Sensing Wipers

    Your Rio knows when it starts raining almost before you do. The available rain sensing wipers automatically activate and adjust based on how much rain is detected on the windshield.

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  • Made for DRIVING YOUR WAY

    Transmissions

    The 2018 Rio comes with your choice of transmissions, including a standard 6-speed manual if you like to roll gears, and an available 6-speed Sportmatic automatic.

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Available UVO Intelligence8 connects you and your Rio. With everything from convenient remote door locks to the peace of mind of vehicle diagnostics, control is at your fingertips. It’s even free for five years!

  • Find My Car

    In case you forget where you parked your car, you can use Find My Car to identify your vehicle’s location.

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  • Remote Services

    Remote start/stop, remote door lock/unlock, and remote horn/light features can be controlled remotely from your smart device.

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  • Automatic Collision Notification

    The system sends a signal identifying your location to emergency service providers. An SOS and Roadside Assistance notifications are also included.

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  • Vehicle Management

    Monitor your vehicle’s state of health from your smart device using the auto notification, on-demand diagnostics, maintenance alert and monthly vehicle report functions.

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2018 Kia Rio

Made for The Unexpected

The Rio’s available autonomous emergency braking system intervenes automatically, providing full braking assistance, up to a complete stop when possible, if it detects a potential collision with a vehicle in front of you.1

2018 Kia Rio

Made for Staying Connected

The available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto systems allow you to play your music, navigate traffic, check your messages and access your favourite apps all with the sound of your voice.3,6,7

2018 Kia Rio

Made for Having Your Back

A standard rearview camera provides extra visibility for those hard-to-see areas, making parking a breeze.1

2018 Kia Rio

Made for Living Large

Split-folding rear seats give you even more storage versatility, expanding the 5-door’s cargo space from 493L to 928L with rear seats down.

Feature Highlights

  • 2018 Kia Rio Sunroof

    Sunroof

    The spacious Rio will feel even bigger thanks to the available power sunroof. It’s the pleasure of an open-air drive, in a sporty, sub-compact car.

  • 2018 Kia Rio Sport-tuned Equipment

    Heated Comfort

    The 2018 Rio comes standard with heated front seats and heated steering wheel, keeping you warm through Canadian winters.

  • 2018 Kia Rio

    Performance

    Power is readily available thanks to a 130-hp, 1.6-litre gasoline direct injection (GDI) 4-cylinder engine. The Rio combines smooth acceleration and fuel economy with either a standard 6-speed manual or an available 6-speed Sportmatic automatic transmission.

  • 2018 Kia Rio

    Safety

    Drive with peace of mind knowing that standard dual advanced front, side impact and side curtain airbags are there to protect you. An available autonomous emergency braking system takes safety a step further by automatically providing full braking assistance if it detects a potential collision with a vehicle in front of you.1

  • 2018 Kia Rio

    Stability

    Maintain the course and stay safe behind the wheel with advanced technologies like Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Hill Assist Control, and more.

  • 2018 Kia Rio

    Smart Key

    Enjoy the convenience of a push-button start ignition thanks to the available Smart Key, it makes getting on your way that much easier.

Model Range

LX MT

2018 Kia Rio LX MT
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.36.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

LX MT

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Manual 
  • Wheels
    15" 
Trim Highlights
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • 5" LCD Audio Display with Rear-view Camera
  • Bluetooth® Hands-Free Cell Phone Connectivity

LX+ MT

2018 Kia Rio LX+ MT
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.36.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

LX+ MT

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Manual 
  • Wheels
    15" 
Trim Highlights
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Cruise Control
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • 5" LCD Audio Display with Rear-view Camera

LX+ AT

2018 Kia Rio LX+ AT
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.56.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

LX+ AT

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Automatic 
  • Wheels
    15" 
Trim Highlights
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Cruise Control
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • 5" LCD Audio Display with Rear-view Camera

EX AT

2018 Kia Rio EX AT
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.56.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

EX AT

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Automatic 
  • Wheels
    15" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • 7" LCD Audio Display
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay® Smartphone Integration
  • UVO Intelligence Connected Car Services
  • Sunroof
  • Fully Automatic Climate Control

EX Sport AT

2018 Kia Rio EX Sport AT
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.56.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

EX Sport AT

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Sport Alloy Pedals
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • LED Taillights
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay® Smartphone Integration
  • UVO Intelligence Connected Car Services
  • Sunroof

EX Tech AT

2018 Kia Rio EX Tech
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.56.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

EX Tech AT

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)
  • Leather Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay® Smartphone Integration
  • UVO Intelligence Connected Car Services
  • Sunroof

Exterior Colours

Snow White Pearl

Snow White Pearl (P)
BC/BL

Aurora Black

Aurora Black
BC/BL

Radiant Red

Radiant Red (M)
BC/BL

Hyper Blue

Hyper Blue (M)
BC/BL

Ultra Silver

Ultra Silver (M)
BC/BL

Ice Blue

Ice Blue (M)
BC/BL

M = Metallic
P = Pearl


Interior Colours

LX Black Cloth

LX Black Cloth
BC

EX Black Cloth

EX Black Cloth
BC

Black Leather

Black Leather
BL

Features

  • FeatureLXEXEX Sport
    15" steel wheels with covers --
    15" alloy wheels- -
    17" alloy wheels-- 
    P185/65R15 tires  -
    P205/45R17 tires-- 
    Tire mobility kit --
    Temporary spare tire-  
    Front and rear disc brakes-  
    Electric power steering   
    Projection headlights-  
    Automatic headlights   
    LED daytime running lights-  
    LED positioning lights-  
    LED taillights-- 
    Fog lights-  
    Power sunroof-  
    Chrome grille accent-  
    Body coloured sideview mirrors   
    Power sideview mirrors   
    Heated sideview mirrors   
    Sideview mirror signal repeaters-  
    Rain sensing wipers-- 
    Rear wiper5DR5DR5DR
    Solar glass--TECH
    Black door handlesO--
    Body coloured door handlesO  
    Rear spoiler5DR5DR5DR
    Splash guards   
    Checkmark icon = AvailablePlus icon = Plus PackageO = OptionalAT = Automatic TransmissionTECH = Tech Package5DR = 5-door models only- = Not available
  • FeatureLXEXEX Sport
    Air conditioning   
    Automatic climate control-  
    AM/FM/MP3/satellite radio   
    4-speakers --
    6-speakers-  
    5-inch Display Audio --
    7-inch Display Audio-  
    Android Auto and Apple CarPlay® smartphone integration-  
    UVO Intelligence™8-  
    Integrated navigation system--TECH
    Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity   
    AUX and USB input ports   
    Front power outlet   
    Steering wheel-mounted audio controls   
    Steering wheel-mounted cruise control   
    Supervision instrument cluster-  
    Trip computer   
    Power door locks   
    Remote keyless entry with panic function   
    Smart key with push-button start-  
    Power windows   
    Tilt steering column --
    Tilt and telescopic steering column-  
    Heated steering wheel   
    Front centre armrest-  
    Illuminated vanity mirrors   
    Map lights   
    Luggage net--TECH
    Checkmark icon = AvailablePlus icon = Plus PackageO = OptionalAT = Automatic TransmissionTECH = Tech Package5DR = 5-door models only- = Not available
  • FeatureLXEXEX Sport
    Cloth seats   
    Leather seats--TECH
    Heated front seats   
    60:40 folding rear seat   
    6-way adjustable driver’s seat   
    Height adjustable driver’s seat   
    Black high gloss interior-  
    Leatherette centre door trim-  
    Leather-wrapped steering wheel   
    Leather-wrapped shift knob   
    Alloy pedals-- 
    Checkmark icon = AvailablePlus icon = Plus PackageO = OptionalAT = Automatic TransmissionTECH = Tech Package5DR = 5-door models only- = Not available
  • FeatureLXEXEX Sport
    Dual advanced front airbags   
    Dual front side-mounted impact airbags   
    Dual side impact curtain airbags   
    Adjustable front headrests   
    4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)   
    Electronic stability control (ESC)   
    Vehicle stability management (VSM)   
    Brake assist system (BAS)   
    Hill assist control (HAC)   
    Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)   
    Rearview camera   
    Autonomous emergency braking system--TECH
    Checkmark icon = AvailablePlus icon = Plus PackageO = OptionalAT = Automatic TransmissionTECH = Tech Package5DR = 5-door models only- = Not available

Specifications

  • Mechanical
    5-doorSedan
    Engine
    1.6L, GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminium1.6L, GDI 4-cylinder, all aluminium
    Valve Train
    16-valve, DOHC, Dual-cam Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)16-valve, DOHC, Dual-cam Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT)
    Horsepower
    130 hp @ 6,300 rpm130 hp @ 6,300 rpm
    Torque
    119 lb.-ft. @ 4,850 rpm119 lb.-ft. @ 4,850 rpm
    Intake
    Variable Intake System (VIS)Variable Intake System (VIS)
    Compression Ratio
    11:111:1
    Fuel Management
    Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
    Transmission
    6-speed manual transmission;
    Available 6-speed automatic
    6-speed manual transmission;
    Available 6-speed automatic
  • Body
    5-doorSedan
    Layout
    Front engine, front wheel driveFront engine, front wheel drive
    Body Type
    Steel unibodySteel unibody
    Front Suspension
    Independent, MacPherson strutsIndependent, MacPherson struts
    Rear Suspension
    Torsion beam rear axle, twin-tube shocksTorsion beam rear axle, twin-tube shocks
    Steering
    Electric power steering (EPS)Electric power steering (EPS)
  • Brakes
    LXEX/EX Sport
    Type
    Front disc, rear drum;4-wheel disc
    ABS
    4-wheel, 4-channel, 4-sensor4-wheel, 4-channel, 4-sensor
    Front
    279.4mm (11.0 in.)279.4mm (11.0 in.)
    Rear
    203mm (8.0 in.) drum262mm (10.3 in.) solid disc

Measures

  • Dimensions
    5-doorSedan
    Wheelbase
    2,580mm (101.6 in.)2,580mm (101.6 in.)
    Length
    4,065mm (160 in.)4,385mm (172.6 in.)
    Width
    1,725mm (67.9 in.)1,725mm (67.9 in.)
    Height
    1,450mm (57 in.)1,450mm (57 in.)
    Ground Clearance
    140mm (5.5 in.)140mm (5.5 in.)
    Head Room(Front)
    987mm (38.8 in.)987mm (38.8 in.)
    Head Room(Rear)
    964mm (37.9 in.)950mm (37.4 in.)
    Shoulder Room(Front)
    1,375mm (54.1 in.)1,375mm (54.1 in.)
    Shoulder Room(Rear)
    1,355mm (53.3 in.)1,355mm (53.3 in.)
    Leg Room(Front)
    1,070mm (42.1 in.)1,070mm (42.1 in.)
    Leg Room(Rear)
    850mm (33.4 in.)850mm (33.4 in.)
    Hip Room(Front)
    1,344mm (52.9 in.)1,344mm (52.9 in.)
    Hip Room(Rear)
    1,330mm (52.4 in.)1,330mm (52.4 in.)
  • Capacities
    5-doorSedan
    Interior Volume
    2,562 L (90.5 cu. ft.)2,545 L (89.9 cu. ft.)
    Cargo Capacity(Rear seats up)
    493 L (17.4 cu. ft.)387 L (13.7 cu. ft.)
    Fuel Tank Capacity
    45 L45 L
  • Weight
    Manual TransmissionAutomatic Transmission
    Curb Weight
    1,126 kg (2,482 lbs.)1,156-1,203 kg (2,548-2,652 lbs.)

Disclaimers

  1. Please note that your vehicle may not be equipped with all features described. This also applies to safety-related systems and functions. None of the features we describe are intended to replace the driver’s responsibility to exercise due care while driving and are not a substitute for safe driving practices. Some features may have technological limitations. For additional information regarding the various features, including their limitations and restrictions, please refer to your vehicle’s Owner’s Manual.
  2. When equipped with Bluetooth® wireless connectivity and the navigation system, French voice commands may be limited.
  3. Compatible smartphone required. Data rates may apply, please check with your wireless service provider.
  4. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. A compatible Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled cell phone is required to use Bluetooth hands-free wireless technology.
  5. SiriusXM® satellite radio service includes 3 month trial and is available in the 10 provinces and three territories of Canada, and the 48 contiguous states of the U.S. Monthly subscription sold separately after three trial months.
  6. Apple, the Apple logo and CarPlay are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
  7. Google, Google Play, Google Maps, and Android Auto are trademarks of Google Inc. Google Maps ©2017 Google.
  8. Service is free for the first five years from the day the vehicle was first registered. Monthly subscription may be applicable after the free period. Certain UVO Intelligence functions are only available on specific models. Destination Search is only available on vehicles with a navigation head unit. Please consult your dealer for details. Compatible smartphone required. Data rates may apply, please check with your wireless service provider.