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

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

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.


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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

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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