2012 Kia Rio

  • 2012 Kia Rio

    We first saw the Hatchback version of the brand new 2012 Kia Rio debut last month at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show and now it’s the Sedan’s turn for the spotlight, with the compact four-door appearing in public for the first time at this week’s 2011 New York Auto Show. Set to go on sale this fall in alongside its Hatchback sibling, the new 2012 Kia Rio Sedan gets a stylish new look, fuel efficient engines and several handy technological goodies. The design of the latest Rio has been a global effort though most of the car's lines were penned at Kia's North American studio in...

  • 2012 Kia Rio Hatchback
    Report: Kia Considering High-Performance Rio Hatch

    You only have to look at the popularity of such cars as the Volkswagen Golf GTI and Ford Focus ST/RS to understand that there is serious money in the hot-hatch segment. Not surprisingly, Kia is now reportedly considering launching its own hot hatch based on the recently revealed 2012 Kia Rio...

  • 2012 Kia Rio Hatchback live photos
    2012 Kia Rio Hatchback Live Photos: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

    It wasn't so long ago that the Kia Rio was synonymous with rental car hell. It looks like that's about to change, with the 2012 Rio hatchback on display in Geneva. The official press photos looked promising, and judging by these live photos, Kia has followed through on the promise. Sporting a...

  • 2012 Kia Rio Hatchback
    2011 Geneva Motor Show Preview: 2012 Kia Rio Hatchback

    Just a few weeks out from its debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the wraps have come off the all-new 2012 Kia Rio three-door hatch. Joining the smaller Kia Picanto, which will also be making its world debut in Geneva, the design of the new Rio has been a global effort though most of the car's...

  • 2012 Kia Rio spy shots
    Spy Shots: 2012 Kia Rio Hatchback

    Hot on the heels of yesterday’s official teaser sketches of the new 2012 Kia Rio comes this latest set of spy shots of the upcoming hatch, caught testing ahead of its world debut scheduled for March’s 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Like the smaller Kia Picanto, which will also be making its...

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