Introducing the 2020 Kia Rio

The Kia Rio is a tried, tested and loved car that first came into the market back in 1999. A subcompact car, the Kia Rio was an instant hit since it delivered a powerful engine along with great design and safety features that were usually only available in big bulky vehicles.

Now, Kia is back creating ripples in the market with the launch of their new 2020 Kia Rio. Again, it is a small car that nevertheless delivers on big promises. Let’s deep-dive into what really sets the 2020 Kia Rio apart from the rest.

Interior and Exterior

The 2020 Kia Rio immediately impresses with a sleek and stylish body that comes along with Kia’s signature front tiger-nose grille. The headlights and positioning lights are both LED powered.

The interior of the car is spacious and furnished with plush seats to maximize your comfort. The driver’s seat is provided with a 6-way manually adjustable lever. You will also find a sliding center console that contains a lot of storage space and gives much-needed arm support when driving.

The 2020 Kia Rio also comes with a 7-inch color touch screen display that includes a rear- camera view and both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. This makes it very easy for you to operate all your phone apps without having to even take your phone out of your pocket.


The 2020 Kia Rio takes your safety very seriously. It is equipped with an Anti-lock Braking System so that you never lose control during braking. The Electronic Stability Control feature allows you to stay on track in the event of decreased traction.

The 2020 Kia Rio is made from 30% improved and strengthened steel, which makes its body more rigid and hence stronger. It also includes airbags in the front and sides along with sensors that can discern the severity of any collision. On top of that, the 2020 Kia Rio comes with a Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist that immediately applies the brakes if it detects an impending frontal crash.


The 2020 Kia Rio is fitted with a 120 hp, 1.6-liter inline 4-cylinder engine with a Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission (CVT), a small car but a significant impact!

Source: Kia