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2019 Rio 5-Door

Stand-out design, made to fit your life.

With a striking design and a breadth of technological features, the Rio stands out from the crowd.

Exterior

  • Boldly stylish

    2019 Kia Rio - Front Design

    Front Design

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

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  • Define your style

    2019 Kia Rio - Body Style

    Body Style

    The 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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  • Style in motion

    2019 Kia Rio - Wheels

    Wheels

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

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  • Smarter illumination

    2019 Kia Rio - Lighting

    Lighting

    Longer lasting and more efficient than traditional bulbs, available LED headlights and taillights are a stylish way to light up your travels.

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Interior

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Performance

2019 Kia Rio - Engine

Sporty by design.

The Rio’s surprisingly powerful engine will provide the momentum for your journeys, while being fuel-efficient and most importantly, fun to drive.

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Engine

A capable 1.6-litre Gasoline Direct Injection engine puts you in charge of 130 horsepower, making for a sporty and efficient drive.

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2019 Kia Rio - Transmissions

Your choice of transmissions.

With two transmission options, the Rio is sure to meet the demands of your driving style. Enjoy the pure control of manual shifting or the peace of mind of automatic shifting.

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Transmissions

The Rio comes with your choice of a manual 6-speed transmission if you enjoy shifting gears yourself, or an available Sportmatic 6-speed transmission, giving you a smoother ride.

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Feature Highlights

  • Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™

    Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto

    Stay connected to what matters.

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    Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto

    The available Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto systems connect to your compatible smartphone, allow you to play your music, navigate traffic, check your messages and access your favourite apps all with the sound of your voice.2,6,7

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  • Heated Seats

    Heated Comfort

    Stay comfortable in the cold.

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    Heated Comfort

    With standard heated front seats and heated steering wheel, the Rio is equipped to keep you warm and comfortable through any Canadian winter.

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  • Smart Key with Push-Button Start

    Smart Key with Push-Button Start

    A more convenient way to start your car.

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    Smart Key with Push-Button Start

    Start your Rio with just the push of a button when you have the available Smart Key. You just need to get into the driver’s seat with the Smart Key in your pocket, push the brake and the button, and you’re on your way.

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  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)

    Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)

    Put a stop to uncertainty on the roads.

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    Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)

    The Rio’s available autonomous emergency braking system can intervene 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

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  • Rearview Camera

    Rearview Camera

    Reverse into parking spots with ease.

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    Rearview Camera

    The Rio's standard backup camera shows you where you're going while you reverse, while guide lines help you stay centred in parking spots.1

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  • UVO Intelligence

    UVO Intelligence

    Stay connected to your vehicle.

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    UVO Intelligence

    Available UVO Intelligence™ connects your Rio with your compatible smartphone. With everything from remote start with climate control to the peace of mind of mobile maintenance alerts, control is at your fingertips.2,4

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Model Range

LX MT

2019 Kia Rio LX MT
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.36.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

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LX MT

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Manual 
  • Wheels
    15" 
Trim Highlights
  • 5" Display audio
  • Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • Rearview camera

LX+ MT

2019 Kia Rio LX+ MT
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.36.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

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LX+ MT

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Manual 
  • Wheels
    15" 
Trim Highlights
  • Air conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • Rearview camera

LX+

2019 Kia Rio LX+
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.56.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

LX+

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Automatic 
  • Wheels
    15" 
Trim Highlights
  • Air conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • Rearview camera

EX

2019 Kia Rio EX
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.56.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

EX

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Automatic 
  • Wheels
    15" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Power sunroof
  • 7" Display audio
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto smartphone integration
  • Smart key with push-button start
  • UVO Intelligence connected car services

EX Sport

2019 Kia Rio EX Sport
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.56.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

EX Sport

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Alloy pedals
  • LED taillights
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto smartphone integration

EX Tech

2019 Kia Rio EX Tech
  • Power
    130 HP 
  • Seating
    5 
  • Fuel Economy
    8.56.4

    City/Hwy (L/100km)

Well-equipped from 

EX Tech

Standard Features
  • Engine
    1.6L GDI 4-cylinder 
  • Transmission
    6-speed Automatic 
  • Wheels
    17" Alloy 
Trim Highlights
  • Leather seats
  • 7" Display audio with integrated navigation
  • Autonomous emergency braking system (AEB)
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto smartphone integration

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    Exterior Colours

    Snow White Pearl

    Snow White Pearl (P)

    Aurora Black

    Aurora Black

    Radiant Red

    Radiant Red (M)

    Hyper Blue

    Hyper Blue (M)

    Ultra Silver

    Ultra Silver (M)

    Ice Blue

    Ice Blue (M)

    M = Metallic
    P = Pearl


    Interior Colours

    LX Black Cloth

    LX Black Cloth

    EX Black Cloth

    EX Black Cloth

    Black Leather

    Black Leather

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    Disclaimers

      • The Kia Rio received the lowest rate of reported problems among small cars in the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Initial Quality (IQS) and Vehicle Dependability (VDS) Studies. IQS measures new vehicle owners’ experience with their own vehicle after 90 days of ownership. VDS measures original owners’ experience with their 2015 model year vehicle during the 12 months prior to survey with their own vehicle after 3 years of ownership. Visit jdpower.com/awards.