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2013 Kia Rio

2013 Kia Rio

Updated May 22, 2013

There are several reasons why people choose a car from the subcompact segment. There are many options available today, but one that certainly deserves respect is the 2013 Kia Rio. It is one of the leaders in this segment thanks to the many features and good performances. In addition, the car does not lack fuel efficiency and has some very satisfying numbers when it comes to the fuel consumption. When it comes to the pros and cons, we can name several from both categories; as the 2013 Rio pros are represented with the stylish design inside and out, good acceleration, quality materials and long warranty. The negative things about this vehicle are the lack of handling sophistication that is standard for its competitors on the market.

2013 Kia Rio: body styles and other options

The Rio is a subcompact vehicle offered in two body styles. The customers can choose between the Sedan or Hatchback models, both available in several trim levels. The 2013 Kia Rio Sedan model is available in EX, LX and SX level of equipment; and the Hatchback model is available in all these three trim levels as well. There are several differences between them, mostly based on the features. When it comes to the engines, the car is offered with only one option, or precisely with the 1.6 liter 4-cyl engine that produces 138 hp. It is combined with automatic or manual transmission, depending on the model or the trim level. The car has a front wheel drive and can reach up to 28 mpg when it is driven in the city or 36 mpg on a highway.

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Other features of the 2013 Kia Rio

With the fuel consumption numbers and great performances on the road, this Rio is one of the most attractive vehicles on the market. However, there are many other things that make this model more interesting to the customers. The 2013 Kia Rio is packed with a lot of standard features. First of all, the car has Bluetooth connectivity that allows the driver to connect their mobile phone with the vehicle and keep their eyes on the road. Moreover, the car has an iPod input if the driver wants to play their personal playlist while on the road. When it comes to security, the car comes with Airbags, stability control, traction control and many other features. As an option, the customer can choose a navigation system.

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Overview of the 2013 Kia Rio

There is no doubt that the 2013 Kia Rio is one of the most popular vehicles from the subcompact segment on the market. Its price has a great impact on the car’s sales because the LX version is available from only 13,600 dollars. For those who want to drive the most advanced version of the breed, Kia requires 17,900 dollars. There could be additional charges for the customer who wants optional features to be added to the standard package. All in all, we can assume that this is a very high quality and reliable car that is suitable for the customers of all generations.

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