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2014 Kia Rio

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2014 LX 4dr Sedan
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Price:   -  From $13,900
2014 LX 4dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $14,000
2014 EX 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $16,800
2014 EX 4dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $17,000
2014 SX 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $17,900
2014 SX 4dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $18,090

Overview

The Rio four-door sedan and five-door hatchback continue to infuse the Kia lineup with style, value, technology and spirited road manners. Although the Korean automaker's most affordable vehicle, the Rio offers consumers a large amount of standard amenities, safety features and interior space. It also wears its own interpretation of Kia's design philosophy, with an athletic profile that conveys power and agility.

Like the Hyundai Accent, its corporate cousin, the Kia Rio offers an extensive 10 year/100,000 mile warranty.

What's New for 2014

The Rio underwent many significant changes for the 2012 and 2013 model years so updates for 2014 are few. The latest version of Kia’s UVO system, which communicates with your smartphone to provide information such as vehicle diagnostics, is new to the lineup. It also uses Google Maps and automatically connects to 911 if the airbags deploy.

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Choosing Your Kia Rio

Whether you choose a sedan or hatchback body style, all Rios have a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that sends 138 horsepower to the front wheels through a standard six-speed manual or optional six-speed automatic transmission. It's an efficient engine, and the Kia Rio returns up to 37 mpg highway. Also standard across the range are four-wheel disc brakes.

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LX

With a starting MSRP under $14,000, the base LX is one of the least expensive cars on the market, and features are few. Highlights include power windows, keyless entry and a SiriusXM satellite radio. A short option list includes an auto-dimming rearview mirror and a few other items.
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EX

The mid-level EX adds desirable standard features like Bluetooth with steering wheel-mounted controls, a gas-saving stop-start system for the engine, power-folding mirrors and a rearview camera. The EX also comes with 15-inch alloy wheels.
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SX

The top-of-the-line Rio adds near-luxury features like a sport-tuned suspension with 17-inch alloy wheels, a moonroof, navigation with voice command, and paddle shifters with the optional 6-speed automatic. It's a lot of equipment, but an SX also costs $4,000 more than a base LX.

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CarsDirect Tip

Cross-shop the Rio with the closely related Hyundai Accent and decide which feels more comfortable. Although the most enjoyable Rio to drive, the SX has a price that puts in competition with more substantial cars. That means our pick of the lineup is the mid-range EX.

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Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.6L I-4 / 138 HP / 123 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Standard: 6-spd man w/OD
Available: 6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
27 / 37 / 32 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.6L I-4 / 138 HP / 123 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
27 / 37 / 32 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Semi-independent Torsion Beam Beam
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
11.4 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$43
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
13.7 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
88 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
171.9 "
Exterior Width
67.7 "
Exterior Height
57.3 "
Front Headroom
40.0 "
Rear Headroom
37.6 "
Front Legroom
43.8 "
Rear Legroom
31.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
52.1 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
2,410 Lbs. / 2,480 Lbs.
Wheel Base
101 "
Turning Radius
16.7 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
15.0 " Steel
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Heated
Bumpers
Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Black
Rear Spoiler
Lip
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
6-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Siriusxm Am/fm/satellite, Clock, Seek-scan / Clock
Speakers
4
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
2
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Major Components Months
120 Months / 100,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / 100,000 Miles
Accessories Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles

Used 2014 Kia Rio for Sale

3 vehicles found within 100 miles of your area
Kia
EX
Color: Silver
Price

$5,495

Mileage

97,368 mi

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CarWorld (4 mi)

Phone: (844) 851-2158
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LX 4dr Sedan
Color: Red
Price

$7,988

Mileage

104,849 mi

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B & J Car Company (32 mi)

Phone: (714) 323-1033
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LX
Color: White
Price

$9,495

Mileage

117,796 mi

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Herrera Auto Sales (16 mi)

Phone: (323) 268-2868

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LX
Color: Silky Silver
Price

$10,702

Mileage

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