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    Kia Rio Specifications - Engine, Power, Transmission & Fuel Efficiency

    by Mahesh Yadav on Monday, Jun 22 2020

    Kia Rio belongs to the B2 hatchback segment  It's a 5 seater car that rivals the Hyundai Elite i20 and Tata Altroz. This article will give you a perspective of its engine specs and fuel efficiency.

     

    Kia Rio Specifications

    What is the Power & Torque of Kia Rio 2020?

    Kia Rio Engine Specifications

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Normal Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1.0-litre

    1.25-litre

    1.0-litre

    1.0-litre

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    3

    3

    Power

    100PS @ 4500rpm

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    Torque

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    120Nm @ 4000rpm

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    Transmission

    5-speed MT

    5-speed MT

    6-speed MT

    7-speed DCT

     

    In the UK, the Kia Rio is available with a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine and a 1.25-litre normal petrol engine. The turbo petrol engine makes 175Nm torque and it’s available with a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The power output of this engine stands at 100PS with 6-speed MT and 7-speed DCT and 100PS with a 5-speed MT.

    Is Kia Rio Underpowered?

    The Kia Rio is not underpowered. Both the engines have enough push to maintain and sustain expressway speeds all day.

    How Many Cylinders Does the Kia Rio Engines Have?

    The 1.25-litre engine has 4 cylinders and the 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine has 3 cylinders.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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