2020 Kia Rio in Mississauga, ON

The 2020 Kia Rio is a compact sedan 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 2020 Kia Rio’s specs, features and dual trims, all available for our Greater Toronto Area customers starting at a terrific base price!

Exterior Features

15-Inch Wheels

While both LX+ and EX trims come with 15-inch wheels, they each come in a different style and construction. The LX+ sees steel wheels with covers, with the EX maintaining alloy wheels.

Colour Options

A compact and fun Kia like this deserves colours that can match your personality. Choose from one of the 6 following colours and truly stand-out on the road.

  • Aurora Black
  • Hyper Blue
  • Ice Blue
  • Radiant Red
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Ultra Silver

EX Upgrades

The top level EX trim has a few upgrades over the LX+ in regards to its exterior look and functionality.

  • Chrome door handles
  • Chrome beltline trim
  • Fog lights
  • LED positioning lights
  • Sideview mirror signal repeaters
  • Sunroof
  • Temporary spare tire
Specifications:2020 Kia Rio LX+ & EX
Length (mm/in)4,385 / 172.6
Width (mm/in)1,725 / 67.9
Height (mm/in)1,450 / 57
Wheelbase (mm/in)2,580 / 101.6
Curb Weight (kg/lbs)1,263 - 1,319 (2,784 - 2,908)

Interior Features

Heated Seats & Steering Wheel

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.

Automatic Climate Control

It’s not just winter that the Rio is primed for, with the available Automatic Climate Control allowing you to choose between summer and winter environments to feel comfortable on any drive, regardless of the temperatures outside the vehicle.

7-Inch Display Audio

The hub of your entertainment and safety systems exists here in the 7-inch Display audio 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:2020 Kia Rio LX+ & EX
Head Room (front) (mm/in)987 / 38.8
Head Room (front) (mm/in)950 / 37.4
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)387 / 13.7

Performance & Capability


Powering this peppy Kia 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 ingrained in city life.

Braking Systems

Standard on both the LX+ and EX trims are a plethora of brake systems that ensure you’re always in control. Even when the weather turns south in Mississauga, you’ll be equipped to handle the elements.

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking
  • Brake assist system
  • Electronic brake distribution


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 7.2 / 5.9 / 6.6 L/100 km in the city, highway and combined, respectively.

Engine Specifications:2020 Kia Rio LX+ & EX
Engine1.6L, MPI 4-cylinder
TransmissionIntelligent Variable Transmission
Torque (lb-ft)113
Fuel Efficiency (city/highway/combined) (L/100 km)7.2 / 5.9 / 6.6


Smart Key, Push-Button Ignition

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, Android Auto

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!

Bluetooth Connectivity

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.


6 Airbags

The 6 airbag system on the Rio comes in the following across the cabin:

  • Dual advanced front
  • Dual side curtain
  • Dual front side seat

UVO Intelligence

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.

Rearview Camera

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.

2020 Kia Rio New Model Changes

The 2020 Kia Rio sees a wide range of changes across its features from the 2019 model year. Its 1.6L engine is all-new, trading out a bit more power for increased fuel efficiency, while the automatic transmission has been replaced by this variable transmission. On the tech side, the 7-inch touchscreens come standard, with further Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support.

2020 Kia Rio Trims

Front side view of Kia Rio LX Plus


Starting at $18,045*

Feature Highlights:

  • Heated front seats, steering wheel
  • Vehicle Stability Management system
  • Rearview camera
  • Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity
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Front side view of Kia Rio EX


Starting at $20,945*

Feature Highlights:

  • 7-inch Display audio
  • Sunroof
  • Smart key, push-button start
  • UVO Intelligence
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For the Rio or Rio 5-door hatchback, make 401 Dixie Kia your first stop in Mississauga, where we happily provide a comprehensive Kia Canada dealer experience. From our national promotions, to deep inventory, service, parts and auto spa departments, and more, we are your source for the ultimate Ontario Kia experience.

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