Kia Rio

Kia develops clever clutch-by-wire iMT manual transmission

Jun 24, 2020

Kia has developed an interesting new manual transmission technology, creatively called the intelligent manual transmission (iMT). It debuts clutch-by-wire technology, and will roll out in the new Kia Rio in Europe later this year. You’ve...

2020 Kia Rio GT-Line

2020 Kia Rio update revealed, on sale in Australia in July

May 27, 2020

Kia has revealed the updated 2020 Kia Rio range which will go on sale in Australia in July. It adds more tech inside while enhancing the exterior design. The GT-Line also receives a power drop....

2019 Kia Rio GT-Line 1.0 turbo review (video)

Feb 14, 2019

What’s this cute little sporty hatch? Kia Australia is topping out the latest Rio range with the new GT-Line. If you’re in the market for a compact car, this one looks like it could be...

2019 Kia Rio on sale in Australia, 1.0 turbo GT-Line added

Oct 25, 2018

Those in the market for a small car will be interested to hear the 2019 Kia Rio has been announced for Australia, bringing in a new GT-Line variant and a peppy new 1.0-litre turbo engine...

Sporty 2018 Kia Rio GT-Line revealed

Jan 24, 2018

Following in the footsteps of the Kia Sorento GT-Line, and then the Picanto GT-Line which is sadly an overseas-only model at the moment, Kia has announced another sporty model. Introducing the Kia Rio GT-Line. The...

Kia Stinger Rafa edition announced, Picanto GT-Line added (sort of)

Jan 12, 2018

Kia Australia is getting into the tennis spirit and has sprouted a variety of special editions, inspired by the Australian Open tennis. All models add unique trimmings and come with boosted overall value. Perhaps the...

2017 Kia Rio SLi review (video)

Jul 24, 2017

Welcome to 2017, where old is new and new is old again. Retro ’80s fluro ski jackets are making a comeback, the Nokia 3310 has been re-released on the market, and the all-new 2017 Kia...

2017 Kia Rio on sale in Australia from $16,990

Jan 23, 2017

Kia Australia has introduced the latest generation, 2017 Rio, promising an enhanced ride specifically tuned for Australia, alongside more safety and entertainment tech. The Kia Rio has underpinned Kia’s success here in Australia and around...

2017 Kia Rio revealed, gets new 1.0L turbo

Sep 18, 2016

More photos and comprehensive details about Kia’s crucial all-new Rio have arrived and they speak of a car which has matured into a more premium, cohesive product than its predecessor. The new body was styled...

Top 10 best small cars coming in 2017-2018

Sep 03, 2016

If you’re in the market for a small car, there are some very talented contenders on the market today. The Mazda2 and Ford Fiesta are both fun to drive, the Honda Jazz is a masterpiece...

2017 Kia Rio shows its smarter look before Paris debut

Sep 02, 2016

Kia’s all-new Rio hatchback has been revealed in full several weeks ahead of its first public outing at the Paris Motor Show on September 29. While there is a familiarity in head designer Peter Schreyer’s...

All-new Kia Rio previewed before Paris, gets new design

Aug 24, 2016

Kia has confirmed the official unveiling of its next-generation Kia Rio will take place at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. What we know so far is that the all-new Kia Rio will have a redesign...