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Kia Rio 2018

The 2018 Kia Rio range of configurations is currently priced from $13,880. Our most recent review of the 2018 Kia Rio resulted in a score of 7.8 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Journalist Tom White had this to say at the time: The Rio GT-Line is the penultimate Rio experience, and honestly the only one in the range I’d consider. 

You can read the full review here.

This is what Tom White liked most about this particular version of the Kia Rio: Superb engine & transmission, Practical interior, Best safety in the range

The 2018 Kia Rio carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1100 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Kia Rio 2018 Price and Specs

The Kia Rio 2018 is currently available from $13,880 for the Rio S up to $23,990 for the Rio GT-Line.

Pricing guides

$15,990
Based on 244 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$13,880
Highest Price
$23,990
Kia Rio Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
GT-Line Hatchback 1.0L ULP 7 SP AUTO $13,200 $19,140
S Hatchback 1.4L ULP 4 SP AUTO
S Hatchback 1.4L ULP 6 SP MAN
S AO Edition Hatchback 1.4L ULP 4 SP AUTO $10,500 $15,400
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Kia Rio 2018 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Kia Rio 2018 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

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Kia Rio 2018 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2018 Kia Rio is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Kia Rio currently offers fuel consumption from 5.4 to 6.2L/100km. The Kia Rio is available with the following fuel type: ULP.

Kia Rio Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
GT-Line Hatchback 1.0L,ULP,7 SP AUTO 5.4L/100km
S Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,6 SP MAN 5.6L/100km
S Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 6.2L/100km
S AO Edition Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 6.2L/100km
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Kia Rio 2018 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2018 Kia Rio are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1725mm x 1455mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Kia Rio 2018 Dimensions  include 1450mm height, 1725mm width, 4070mm length.
Kia Rio Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
S Hatchback 1450x1725x4065 mm 140 mm
Sport Hatchback 1450x1725x4065 mm 140 mm
S AO Edition Hatchback 1450x1725x4065 mm 140 mm
SI Hatchback 1450x1725x4065 mm 140 mm
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Kia Rio 2018 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2018 Kia Rio will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Kia Rio vary from 15x6 inches to 17x6.5 inches.

Kia Rio Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
S Hatchback 185x65 R15 15x6 inches 185x65 R15 15x6 inches
Sport Hatchback 205x45 R17 17x6.5 inches 205x45 R17 17x6.5 inches
S AO Edition Hatchback 205x45 R17 17x6.5 inches 205x45 R17 17x6.5 inches
SI Hatchback 185x65 R15 15x6 inches 185x65 R15 15x6 inches
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Kia Rio 2018 Towing capacity

The Kia Rio’s towing capacity ranges from 800kg to 1100kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Kia Rio Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
S Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,6 SP MAN 1000kg
Sport Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,6 SP MAN 1000kg
S Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 800kg
S Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 1000kg
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