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Kia Rio 2020

The 2020 Kia Rio range of configurations is currently priced from $16,990.

The 2020 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 2020 Price and Specs

The Kia Rio 2020 is currently available from $16,990 for the Rio S up to $26,500 for the Rio GT-Line.

Pricing guides

$19,990
Based on 85 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$16,990
Highest Price
$26,500
Kia Rio Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
GT-Line Hatchback 1.0L ULP 7 SP AUTO $17,600 $24,530
S Hatchback 1.4L ULP 6 SP AUTO $14,700 $20,790
S Hatchback 1.4L ULP 4 SP AUTO $14,100 $19,910
S Hatchback 1.4L ULP 6 SP MAN $12,200 $17,710
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Kia Rio 2020 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Kia Rio 2020 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • What should I do if the transmission warning sign comes on in my 2020 Kia Rio?

    I wouldn’t be taking the car to a transmission specialist…yet. Since the car is still under warranty, you need to give Kia every chance to sort it out for you. The good news is that this won’t cost you a cent, whereas taking it to an independent repairer will start emptying your wallet.

    You’re doing the right thing by keeping a close watch on the transmission temperature readings (provided that’s not at the expense of watching the road) and if overheating was what caused the warning light to illuminate, then I’d be of the view that the transmission fluid should be changed (at the very least) and an investigation carried out into why the transmission overheated in the first place.

    I haven’t heard of a rash of problems with the Rio GT-Line’s seven-speed DCT transmission in Australia, but Kia’s DCT gearboxes in other models have been known to give problems in other countries. Given our typical summer ambient temperatures, we probably won’t be immune from the same problems. This is not a Kia thing, by the way, but seems to be one of many problems that have plagued DCT (double-clutch) gearboxes over the years from a variety of car-makers.

    The clutch packs in these gearboxes have to slip to work and that’s a well-known cause of heat in any transmission. If they slip enough, they could conceivably cause the transmission to overheat at which point it will trigger the warning light you’re seeing as well as not operating properly and potentially doing internal damage. Both Ford and Volkswagen have discovered this the hard way, replacing many double-clutch transmissions under warranty over the years.

    It’s a bit hard to see why so many manufacturers are persisting with this technology, especially when the modern, multi-ratio conventional automatic is so compact, light and efficient these days.

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Kia Rio 2020 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2020 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 Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 6.2L/100km
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Kia Rio 2020 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2020 Kia Rio are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1725mm x 1450mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Kia Rio 2020 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
GT-Line Hatchback 1450x1725x4070 mm 140 mm
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Kia Rio 2020 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2020 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.

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 Hatchback 185x65 R15 185x65 R15
Sport Hatchback 205x45 R17 205x45 R17
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Kia Rio 2020 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
Sport Hatchback 1.4L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 800kg
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