Hey, good lookin'. Say "hello" to the completely redesigned 2018 Rio 5-Door. Refreshingly bold style in a smart, sporty package. Built lower and longer, with wider proportions for an athletic stance, the next-generation hatchback offers a confident and uncompromising take on compact.
Featuring multi-reflector halogen headlights with the Kia's signature tiger-nose grille.
Fusing function with form: the sleek spoiler integrates seamlessly with the Center High Mount Stop Light (CHMSL).
Simple, strong, sculpted. The Rio 5-Door's front end seamlessly integrates multi-reflector halogen headlights with the Kia's signature tiger-nose grille.
A sleek, dynamic profile flaunts the redesigned Rio 5-Door's athletic silhouette. And its sculpted body sits on top of available racing-style 15" split-spoke alloy wheels.
It's the hatchback that looks good from all angles. Featuring a larger rear window for greater visibility, and a distinctive taillight design for a sportier look.
Step in, stand out. An evolved interior, at your service. Intelligently designed to feel expansive while packed with comforts conveniently within reach. Whether you're looking for fresh detailing, driver-oriented enhancements, or versatile storage space -the 2018 Rio 5-Door has it all.
Meet the interior designed to make you feel good. From the ergonomically arranged controls to the 6-way adjustable driver's seat. The Rio 5-Door's spacious cabin, with quality seating materials and comfort-focused features, makes every drive feel like a getaway.
Get all the utility of a hatchback, now with a wider hatch opening and lower lift-over height for easier loading and unloading. And the 60/40 split-folding rear seat offers plenty of passenger and cargo combinations for maximized versatility.
The Rio 5-Door EX Launch edition features bold interior detailing like vibrant red stitching on leather-trimmed seats. Soft leather-trimmed seating with a distinctive red-brown color design. Exclusively on the 2018 Rio 5-Door EX Launch Edition.
Elegantly streamlined yet deceptively complex, the 2018 Rio 5-Door offers a cabin full of amenities in all the right places. Like the redesigned center console with additional storage room, and the modern floating display that fits a larger screen while preserving the interior's clean lines and airy flow.
Convenience and style come effortlessly with available cruise control and leather-wrapped steering wheel.
Connect to your iPhone® right through the touch-screen display. Apple CarPlay™ lets you send texts, make calls, get directions, and much more.
Confident handling. Meticulously built with high-quality, insulating materials, the Rio 5-Door offers a quiet driving experience with self-assured, balanced handling. And we added 30% more Advanced High-Strength Steel (AHSS) to help deliver improved rigidity for an even smoother ride.
Whether you're heading to a tailgate or a house party, the 2018 Rio 5-Door is ready for Game Day. And so are our friends at Tasty, who share some snack recipes that score big at every event. They show us how to cook up the perfect honey garlic pulled pork bites, and we're there to take them to the game.
Meet the small car that can do big things. Not only does the 2018 Rio 5-Door offer plenty of flexible cargo room and an array of high-tech features-it also can make music of its own. Watch as artist Julian Smith and his crew perform a song made up entirely of Rio 5-Door sounds, from door slams to engine revs.
It's the small car with a big personality. Engineered with an updated powertrain that packs a punch, and strong rigid materials to give you a smoother, relaxing ride. Thoughtfully built and undeniably nimble, the Rio 5-Door is the perfect blend of fuel efficiency and fun.
Featuring smart engine enhancements and a revamped 6-speed automatic transmission, the 2018 Rio 5-Door drives like no ordinary hatchback. The Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) delivers improved responsiveness, and the updated braking system offers refined brake performance. For a fun-to-drive feel no matter where you go.
Keep cool or heat things up with ergonomic climate controls.
Stay powered up with the Rio 5-Door's standard auxiliary input USB and power outlet.
Meet the re-engineered 6-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic
Safety first. Your safety is Kia's top priority. That's why the 2018 Rio 5-Door is reinforced with more Advanced High-Strength Steel (AHSS) for increased durability. Engineered with patented technologies and techniques, the Rio 5-Door is built to be lightweight, strong, and exceptionally rigid.
It's the intelligent compact with tech that takes action. Like the available Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS), which gives audible and visual alerts if it senses a potential hazard in your path. And if the system anticipates a frontal collision, available Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) system can automatically apply the brakes.
Take on the road without skipping a beat. UVO, short for "your voice," makes connecting to your world simple. The Kia-exclusive system features intuitive smartphone in-car connection, Bluetooth®* hands-free wireless technology, and convenient tools like My Car Zone™ and Parking Minder. Keep track of your Rio 5-Door. My Car Zone™ lets you set speed limits, curfews, and boundaries of where it can go-and alerts you when they've been broken.
The Rio 5-Door's active safety systems work automatically to help you stay in control. Systems like the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), which helps maintain control when braking, as well as Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), which help improve stability and enhance steering response. And Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) helps keep your Kia in place as you move off an incline.
Here to safeguard your most precious cargo, the advanced airbag system features dual front, side, and side curtain airbags. Plus sensors that can detect the level of an impact and when there's a passenger in the front seat.
Eyes where you need them. The available Rear-Camera Display shows a live image of what's behind you while you are in reverse. With UVO, staying on top of maintenance is simple. The system will keep track of your Kia's history and let you know when it's time for a checkup.
Available Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) and Forward Collision Warning (FCWS) not only to alert you of potential accidents, but also to help avoid some altogether.
Rio 5-Door intelligent driver-aid technologies-including Anti-Lock Brake system (ABS), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)-are engineered to provide a precise response in challenging driving situations.
Source: 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door