12 Feb '11, 4pm

Could this be the next BIG thing from Kia after the Cerato Forte?

Could this be the next BIG thing from Kia after the Cerato Forte?

According to Kia, the new Rio "combines European finesse with Korean spice to create a form language that communicates Latin flair." The new Rio features sporty styling, an aggressive looking front-end with the Kia trademark grille and a swoopy roofline, and is available in three or five-door versions. Overall, the new Rio has grown in dimensions, to better compete against its European rivals. Wheelbase has been increased by 70mm to 2570mm for more cabin space, while the Rio boot capacity has also been increased to 292 litres for the hatchback and 390 litres for the sedan. Length and width have also been increased by 55mm and 25mm respectively. Among the engines that will be offered for the new Rio include a 1.1-litre diesel unit that produces 70bhp, and an all-new 1.2-litre Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) turbo petrol engine that will be offered from 2012. Soon-Nam Lee, D...

Full article: http://www.sgcarmart.com/news/article.php?AID=4145

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