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Kia Rio sedan 2012: from $ 13,795

So far, only the five-door hatchback version of the new Kia Rio was available on the Canadian market. Today, the South Korean manufacturer has announced the addition of the sedan.

The small car category in compact is offered in five finishes: LX, LX +, EX, EX + and EX Luxury.

All 2012 Kia Rio is powered by a four cylinder 1.6 liter direct injection GDI whose power is 138 horsepower with a torque of 123 lb-ft. The latter is the couples choice of manual or automatic six boxes reports.

According to the data of the manufacturer, the car has a fuel consumption of 6.6 l/100 km city and 4.9 l/100m on the road.

You can read the test of this new sedan by clicking on this link.

Here is the press release about him:


- Kia Canada launches the all-new Rio sedan -

The 2012 Rio sedan joins the Rio 5-door model to complete the range offering has both its practicality, its advanced technology and excellent fuel efficiency as well as unmatched design

Model similar to its sister, the Rio 5-door, the all-new 2012 Rio sedan shines with technology thanks to its system has direct fuel injection and a long list of characteristics of amenities

Well equipped, the 2012 Rio sedan offers a remarkable combination both by its attractive style, as well as its excellent performance and impressive fuel power in its category

Kia Canada Inc. today introduced the all-new Rio sedan 2012 model an excellent addition to Rio 5-door hatchback has recently unveiled. Presented for the very first time at the International Auto Show New York 2011, the all-new Rio sedan marks the next chapter in the ongoing transformation based design of Kia Motors among other unprecedented levels of design pat- Has the eye of advanced technologies and sophistication in the small car segment. From $ 13,795, the all-new Rio sedan offers technology has direct fuel injection and increased power. Rio also offers outstanding fuel efficiency of 4.9 liters per 100 kilometers on the highway, promising consumers impressive fuel an economy without sacrificing power or driving pleasure. 

"Just like her sister, the model has 5 doors, Rio sedan offers also an uneven mix of design, safety, quality and world-class technology, while maintaining its excellent performance and fuel rating practice, "said Robert Staffieri, Senior Director of Marketing Kia Canada Inc." The Rio sedan which will assuredly presents a well-received by Canadian consumers, "young single picture.

Offering five versions, LX, LX +, EX, EX + and EX Luxury, the 2012 Rio offers a 1.6-liter engine has direct fuel injection and four-cylinder matching series has a six-speed manual gearbox or a optional automatic transmission has six speeds. The 2012 Rio offers consumers an extraordinary combination marrying has both the power of the engine head in its class [1] and excellent fuel efficiency thanks to its 138 horsepower. Indeed, Rio presents a gasoline yield of 6.6 L/100 km in the city [2] and 4.9 L/100 km on the highway. 

Conceived the design studios Kia situated in Irvine, California, the all-new subcompact Rio exhibits sloping shoulder lines and External richly sculptured shapes tip. Its athletic profile communicates power and agility while mimicking the lines of other sports vehicles Kia spears recently as Optima and 2011 Sportage. The Rio has its own interpretation of Kia signature grille, lowered to the headlights dynamic design and offering a new dimension to the look of the models of the Kia range.

The 2012 Rio bathes the driver and passengers in its bold and modern cabin on the center dashboard has three distinctive horizontal cylinders Kia accentuating the feeling of space and comfort. Additionally, its wheelbase extended (2570 mm) greatly improves passenger space and cargo capacity, which adds to the comfort; is 1015 mm of headroom in the front, 955 mm headroom at the rear, 1112 mm of legroom front and 790 mm of legroom in the back.  

In addition to offering a comfortable interior, the Rio also offers series of impressive technological features including an AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio chain is compatible with SIRIUS ® Satellite Radio and a three-month free subscription. The audio system includes auxiliary and USB audio input for connecting MP3 device taken. EX + version offers an optional all new infotainment system UVO Kia designed in collaboration with Microsoft ® and based on Windows Embedded Automotive software. The system UVO is an easy to use hands-free solution that allows drivers and passengers to answer and make calls, enter the music of a variety of media sources and create custom music experiences.

The Rio sedan 2012 is endowed with a new platform; longest, largest and lowered with respect to the previous generation. Aggressive stance and bouncy based on an overall length of 4,365 mm and a platform 1720 mm wide and 1455 mm high. Consists of steel has high tensile strength, the slight body of the Rio offers torsional rigidity HIGH improving handling, as well as the quality and driveability. Although more expensive, these materials also optimize security capabilities in a collision while reducing the weight of the vehicle. To ensure adequate reduction of noise and vibration, the 2012 Rio is equipped with insulated hood and dashboard as well as expandable foam in the A and C pillars  

Built on a unibody frame, the Rio FWD is equipped with MacPherson struts, coil springs and a stabilizer bar at the front and a rigid axle suspension has a torsion beam at the rear. These systems offer drivers a strong maneuverability and maximum comfort in various driving conditions.

Rio 2012 is also equipped with a high level of safety features serial, like the other models in the range of Kia. The steel structure has high resistance includes the innovative Halo Body building designed to help protect occupants in certain side impact collisions and rollover. Other safety features include six series of airbags (two front airbags IMPROVED two lateral airbags in the seats front and two lateral airbags curtain), joists lateral protection in the doors, the seat belts front height adjustable with pretensioners, safety belt has three attachment points for all seats and anchorages and lower connector seats for children (LATCH). That's not all ... to increase the safety of drivers and passengers all Rio versions present series the control systems of electronic stability of disc brakes 4-wheel anti-lock (ABS), startup assistance coast and in the management of the stability of the vehicle. This system coordinates systems Electronic Stability Control, Anti-lock and electronically assisted steering to help the driver keep his trajectory.

From $ 13,795, the LX version includes door handles and mirrors lateral body color steel wheels and 15-inch mounted on 185/65R15 tires. To accentuate the look elegant, the mirror has electric heating lateral controls are installed on the porter rather than a plastic triangle like many other models in the same segment. Other standard features include: power windows and door locks has electric controls, driver's seat height adjustable, reading lights, illuminated vanity mirrors, trip computer, sliding center console with armrest and seats Folding back and separated 60/40.

From $ 15,295, the LX + offers as to her air conditioning, heated front seats, a cruise control, keyless entry, fog lights and compatibility with telephony Bluetooth handsfree and buttons for voice commands on the steering wheel allow the driver to enter the handsfree functions for compatible cell phones. In addition, the 2012 Rio models equipped with a automatic transmission are equipped with a system "Active Eco"; a mode that the driver can select to optimize fuel-efficient driving. 

Available from $ 16,695, the EX trim offers standard alloy wheels 16-inch 195/55R16 tires mounted on an electric sunroof and mirrors a lateral folding electric controls with LED turn signal. In addition, the EX trim offers consumers an inside look and a more upscale with steering wheel and shift knob leather sheaths speeds, its board edge flexible touch and leatherette door trim. EX + version still raises the bar of sophistication with its UVO infotainment system, the rear view camera and automatic headlights for as little as $ 17,195.

For consumers seeking a level of sports features greater, the EX Deluxe version offers series of 17-inch wheels and 205/45R17 tires, a sport suspension, larger front brakes and exhaust tip duplicate. Available from $ 20,495, the EX version of Luxe is also equipped with a smart key with a keyless pushbutton boot has a heated steering wheel, a dashboard Supervision, a glove box cooling, a luggage net and has a base box, leather upholstery, alloy sport pedals in, automatic temperature control, automatic wipers, rear lights and of a LED position lights and wipers has special sunscreen that reduces the temperature of the cabin. An integrated navigation system is optional for an additional cost of $ 1,200.

Like all other models Kia available in Canada, the 2012 Rio is covered by a comprehensive warranty program offering unmatched consumer protection. This program includes a limited warranty of five years or 100,000 km on the powertrain, a full limited warranty of five years or 100,000 km and an anti-perforation for five years and unlimited mileage warranty. The program also includes the roadside assistance for five years or 100,000 km.

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