2020 Kia Rio Review

2020 Kia Rio

Navigating the streets of Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Clarksville is much easier when you’re behind the wheel of a compact sedan like the 2020 Kia Rio. This sedan offers plenty to its drivers, but if you’re currently considering your next set of wheels, you’ll want to get a better idea of what you can expect from behind the wheel.

At The Kia Store, we’re here to help by delving in to give you the details and specifics of what the Rio can do and what it offers its drivers and passengers. Keep reading this 2020 Kia Rio review to see if this is the sedan for you!

Kia Rio Engine Specs & Performance

2020 Kia RioThe 2020 Kia Rio comes equipped with a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine under the hood that’s mated to the Intelligent Variable Transmission. This particular transmission helps boost the Kia vehicle’s efficiency while providing direct gear transitions—resulting in a smoother acceleration and performance. The engine offers an energetic performance at 120 horsepower and 112 lb-ft of torque while getting an EPA-estimated 33 city/41 highway/36 combined MPG.*

In-Cabin Features & Technology

The Kia Rio includes a variety of fun and sophisticated features to help you get more out of your driving experience. The Kia vehicle features the 7-inch dashboard-mounted touchscreen display where you can select your media options that range from the AM/FM radio, USB/auxiliary inputs, and even Bluetooth® connectivity for hands-free phone calling and audio streaming.

The touchscreen also includes Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. These features will make accessing your phone easier because they sync with it. From the screen, you’ll be able to access your texts, apps, contacts, and your saved media library.

Safety Technology & Features

2020 Kia Rio ReviewYou have the option of including the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist. This feature, included with Kia Drive Wise, uses exterior sensors to measure the distance from the object ahead compared with your rate of approach. If it senses a possible collision, it’ll warn you while adding brake pressure to assist you in avoiding the impact.

The Rio also includes a variety of braking systems to ensure that you have control on the road. These systems include the Electronic Brake-Force Distribution, Vehicle Stability Management, Electronic Stability Control, Hill Start Assist Control, and more!

Experience the Kia Rio in Person

At The Kia Store, we hope that our 2020 Kia Rio review provided you with enough details and insight to help you with your decision for your next Kia car. Of course, reading about a Kia vehicle’s features and performance is one thing, but experiencing it is entirely different.

When you’re ready, you can easily make the trip to see us and talk with our experts to learn more about your options, the trims, and available packages. But first, you’ll want to sit in the driver’s seat and see what it can do!

Schedule your test drive with us at The Kia Store to see how the Kia Rio will perform throughout the streets of Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Clarksville!



*EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition.

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