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The New Evolution 2012 Kia Rio/Rio5

Kia Motors launched the new evolution of 2012 Kia Rio/Rio5 model that marks its boldest and distinctive temperament with the remainder of Kia's placing design-led product vary. 

Besides appealing to consumers' aesthetic tastes, the new Kia Rio can spearhead the company's efforts reconsider grow its market share across the world by providing potential homeowners industry-leading environmental credentials. 

The target CO2 emissions for this Rio vary begin at simply 85 g/km which represents a replacement industry-wide low. This spectacular figure places the B-segment Kia Rio earlier than all different models in its category and even all vehicles currently on sale within the entire European market. 

Tasked with the tough job of improving on the exceptional international sales success of the previous generation model, Kia's engineers and designers have created a replacement Rio which mixes European finesse with Korean spice, a form language that additionally communicates Latin aptitude for a very international charm. 

The Rio small sedan and hatch's new to the Rio platform includes a longer wheelbase 101.2 inches as hostile the outgoing car's 98.4 and also the hatch is wider by about 1 inch longer x 1.2 inches, and sits 0.6 inch lower. The Rio 5-door (which name additionally modified for 2012) is also longer than the 2011 Rio5. However, its overall length is about 12.6 inches shorter than the 2012 Rio sedan. The increased 5-door size means that additional headroom and legroom in front.

While the Rio still is powered by a 1.6-liter four, this one is probably the best of Hyundai/Kia's all-new DOHC unit with direct injection and 4 valves per cylinder. The horsepower has increased from 110 to 138, and also the torque went from 107 to 123. A six-speed manual transmission is obtainable which solely on the bottom LX. The six-speed automatic is normal on the EX and SX, optional with the LX. The horsepower and torque numbers look tiny. However, it would create an enormous distinction for a few 2500 pound sub-compact cars. 

The recent track test of a 5-door Rio has been reached approx. 60 mph in just 8.9 seconds and completed the quarter mile in 16.7 seconds at 83.5 mph. Meanwhile, the most up-to-date test of the previous Rio5 was of a 2006 SX with the five-speed manual. Since then, it took 9.4 seconds to achieve 1 min. and 17 seconds flat to complete the quarter at approx. 80 mph. The 2012 Rio engine's new technology and power additionally contribute to the large enhancements in fuel economy while the 2011's 27 mpg town, 36 highways sounds spectacular enough till you note that the 2012 numbers are 30 and 40 respectively.

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