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.
So long, ordinary.
What makes the 2018 Rio 5-Door stand out from the subcompact crowd? A sporty cool that exudes from all corners of its European-inspired exterior.
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.
Unload your baggage.
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.
Tech for the driven.
The 2018 Rio 5-Door is packaged with advanced technology centered around you. Popular features like Apple Carplay and Android Auto for easy smartphone connectivity. And available Kia Drive Wise available drive-assist innovations that work automatically to help keep you on track. So that you can focus on enjoying the drive.
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.
Take a joyride.
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.
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.