Since a Few years, Korea’s car makers Hyundai and Kia have aggressive offering.The introduction of new vehicles in the segments that they are not participate and replacement model that got very good respone from the people.From sleek and beautiful design together with usefulness that not easy to find from the past generation of Korean car.Some may be due to intense competition in the automotive world make every makers made the car look better than ever.In order to survive in the fierce competition
Add a name with the letter K in the prefix of the car.Another is a change in Kia brand. Small, ranging from K1, K2, K5, K7 that available not and have not been included other K will be available in the future.
In the middle of 2011 , Kia introduced the KIA RIO or K2 SEDAN in B segments position.After the hatchback that arrive in advance a few months. Overall look is very similar to the new generation of Kia model. When consider strongly.It look like the team foreshorten the Optima/K5. Because The view from the outside and very similar.The front have ”tiger face ” that is unique to Kia.The gently curved and a gradual slope roof down to the rear made it coupe-like car.
Size, larger, wider and lower than the predecessor . A 4366 mm long , 1720 mm width , 1455 mm high.Shared the basis with the hatchback, which is underpin the new platform.The steel are used up to 63% high-tensile-strength. Which is more rigid , the car is more comfort and handling better than the old version.
The engine is available in various sizes. The Kappa 1250 cc 85 hp engine block 118 Nm of torque at a very average 4.8 liters / 100 km paire with 6-speed manual transmission.1400 cc petrol engine 108 hp, 136 Nm of torque, paired with a 5-speed manual transmission / four-stroke, automatic, acceleration 0-100 km / h in 11.5 seconds.4-cylinder 1600 cc engine and 135 horsepower paired with a manual transmission / 6-speed automatic.
The 1100 cc diesel engine with 69 horsepower, 162 Nm with ISG (Idle Stop & Go) and the engine will shut down and start automatically.The low rolling resistance tires. Consumption is 3.2 liters / 100 km and Diesel 1400 cc 89 hp Torque 216 Nm.
The car is now in the dealer.
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