The 2021 Kia Rio is a 5-door hatchback that’s jam-packed with all you need for the modern driver. From incredible wireless connectivity to convenient features, safety systems and an engine that’s incredibly fuel efficient, you’ll be surprised by all that finds itself home in the Rio. Kia lovers here in Mississauga can find the Kia Rio for sale, new and used, from our 401 Dixie Kia dealership. Follow along with us, below, as we review the 2021 Kia Rio’s specs, features and trims, all available for our Greater Toronto Area customers starting at a terrific base price!
Every Rio trim comes with 15-inch size wheels, just with their own different style and construction.
A compact and fun Kia like this deserves colours that can match your personality. Choose from one of the 7 following colours and truly stand out on the road.
The following light features are available on the Rio 5-Door, on select trims.
|Specifications:||2021 Kia Rio|
|Length (mm/in)||4,065 / 160|
|Width (mm/in)||1,725 / 67.9|
|Height (mm/in)||1,450 / 57|
|Wheelbase (mm/in)||2,580 / 101.6|
|Curb Weight (kg/lbs)||1,229 - 1,321 (2,709 - 2,912)|
Stay warm when winter hits Ontario with these heated elements on board. Both coming standard, your palms and your body will stay toasty warm from the heated steering wheel and front seats.
It’s not just winter that the Rio 5 is primed for, with the available Automatic Climate Control allowing you to enjoy summer and winter environments to feel comfortable on any drive, regardless of the temperatures outside the vehicle. This automatic system smartly adjusts to the needed climate desired inside.
The hub of your entertainment and safety systems exists here in the 8-inch display system. Whether you’re connecting to your phone’s favourite apps or viewing the rearview camera screen, it’ll be your best friend inside the cabin.
|Specifications:||2021 Kia Rio|
|Head Room (front) (mm/in)||987 / 38.8|
|Head Room (front) (mm/in)||964 / 37.9|
|Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in)||1,375 / 54.1|
|Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in)||1,355 / 53.3|
|Hip Room (front) (mm/in)||1,344 / 52.9|
|Hip Room (rear) (mm/in)||1,330 / 52.4|
|Leg Room (front) (mm/in)||1,070 / 42.1|
|Leg Room (rear) (mm/in)||850 / 33.4|
|Cargo Capacity (rear seats up) (L/cu-ft)||493 / 17.4|
|Cargo Capacity (rear seats folded) (L/cu-ft)||928 / 32.7|
Powering this peppy Rio 5 hatchback sedan is a 1.6L MPI 4-cylinder engine with 120 horsepower and 113 lb-ft of torque. This front-wheel drive car is perfect for those who enjoy city life day in and day out.
No matter the weather or road you encounter here in Mississauga, you’ll be equipped to handle it all in smooth comfort thanks to the suspension systems on the Rio 5.
Wherever you’re going, fuel efficiency matters. The Rio’s compact frame is big on making you go long distances between fill-ups, whether you’re commuting in the city, or riding out the highways. Its fuel efficiency rating sees 7.7 / 6.1 L/100 km on the LX+ MT trim, and 7.2 / 6 L/100 km on the LX+, LX Premium and EX Premium trims.
|Engine Specifications:||2021 Kia Rio LX+|
|Transmission||Intelligent Variable Transmission|
|Fuel Efficiency (city/highway) (L/100 km)||7.2 / 6|
Get in and go, thanks to the smart key and push-button ignition system on the Rio. As long as your smart key is in your pocket, you can just grab the door handle, sit down, hit the brake then start button and you’re ready to drive!
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are available for you to connect to your trusty smartphone. With this seamless connection you can check messages, make calls, put on your favourite playlist and use your favourite apps, and all done just by your voice!
Maintaining focus on the road is important at all times, and with all of the technology onboard it may be hard, but this piece of technology is aimed to assist in letting you control all you need to with your eyes on the road. Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity allows you to engage with your Rio and focus on what matters.
The 6 airbag system on the Rio comes in the following across the cabin:
Deepen your connection to your Rio with the UVO Intelligence app that’s available for your compatible smartphone. That means convenient features like remote start and climate control exist in the palm of your hands to easily control at a great distance from your sedan.
Coming standard on your Rio sedan is a rearview backup camera that shows you a clear, crisp picture of what’s behind you when you’re reversing. Guidelines ensure you can perfectly line up a spot and that you’ll stay centred in your desired space.
With the ever-growing popularity of crossovers, the Rio has stood firm as a longstanding benchmark in the subcompact sedan/hatchback market. Remaining ever popular, the Rio 5 for 2021 sees a front and rear fresh on both of its bumpers, and improved infotainment with an upgraded 8-inch display screen and wireless connectivity for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.