2012 Kia Rio in three-door body style revealed

We talked several times about the new-generation Kia Rio, the South Korean manufacturer following to sell the new Rio in two body styles: three-door and five-door models. At this month’s Frankfurt Motor Show, Kia introduced the three-door Rio with full specifications and additional details to complete the information published few months ago by the company.

2012 Kia Rio

2012 Kia Rio

The new Kia Rio comes with a length of 4 meters, a width of 1,7 meters and a height of 1,4 meters, dimensions which makes it a B-segment model.

2012 Kia Rio

2012 Kia Rio

Under the bonnet, the European customers will benefit from a total of four units with outputs ranging between 75 and 109 horsepower. The top-of-the-range model is able to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 11,5 seconds and achieve a top speed of 183 km/h.

2012 Kia Rio

2012 Kia Rio

As the performance figures are not really outstanding, the South Korean model can boast with the fuel consumption figures. According to the manufacturer, the three-door Kia Rio returns an average fuel economy of 3,2 liters/100 km (73,5 mpg US) and CO2 figures of only 85 g/km.

2012 Kia Rio

2012 Kia Rio

Kia says that the impressive fuel efficiency is achieved thanks to the EcoDynamics technology which fits the diesel units in the range.

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