It’s the small car with a big personality. Engineered with an updated powertrain that packs a punch, and strong rigid materials to give you a smoother, relaxing ride. Thoughtfully built and undeniably nimble, the Rio 5-Door is the perfect blend of fuel efficiency and fun.
Featuring smart engine enhancements and a refined 6-speed automatic transmission, the 2019 Rio 5-Door drives like no ordinary hatchback. The Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) delivers improved responsiveness, and the updated braking system offers refined brake performance. For a fun-to-drive feel no matter where you go.
Meticulously built with high-quality, insulating materials, the Rio 5-Door offers a quiet driving experience with self-assured, balanced handling. And we added Advanced High-Strength Steel (AHSS) in key locations to help deliver improved rigidity for an even smoother ride.
Built lower, longer, and wider with a distinctive taillight design for a sportier look.
An evolved interior, at your service. Intelligently designed to feel expansive while packed with comforts conveniently within reach. Whether you’re looking for fresh detailing, driver-oriented enhancements, or versatile storage space —the 2019 Rio 5-Door has it all.
Get all the utility of a hatchback, with a wide hatch opening and low lift-over height for easier loading and unloading. And the 60/40 split-folding rear seat offers plenty of passenger and cargo combinations for maximized versatility.
Enjoy a more integrated driving experience with UVO. UVO's advanced technology provides everyday convenience by keeping track of your parking spot, calling roadside assistance, scheduling vehicle maintenance, and much more.
Roadside Assistance means no more looking up phone numbers or trying to figure out your location in an emergency. With just a push of a button, you’ll be quickly connected to help that’s available 24/7.
The Rio 5-Door’s active safety systems work automatically to help you stay in control. Systems like the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), which helps maintain control when braking, as well as Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), which help improve stability and enhance steering response. And Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) helps keep your Kia in place as you move off an incline.
Here to safeguard your most precious cargo, the advanced airbag system features dual front, side, and side curtain airbags. Plus sensors that can detect the level of an impact and when there’s a passenger in the front seat.