The 2019 Kia Rio is Easy to Love
September 19 2018, Lindsay Kia
When it comes to entry-level vehicles, it’s hard not to love the 2019 Kia Rio. Recently redesigned and featuring some pretty impressive technology, some of which is completely exclusive in its segment, the all-new Rio is more efficient, more comfortable, more connected, and more versatile than ever before.
UVO Leads the Way in Connectivity
There are a lot of new features in the 2019 Kia Rio, but perhaps the most impressive feature is the all-new UVO system. UVO is a suite of connected services offered in the Rio and includes everything from giving owners the ability to lock their vehicle from a distance to provide diagnostic information about the Rio.
UVO will tell you when your oil change is due, but it can also help you find your vehicle in a crowded parking lot using an app. If you’re unsure if you locked the vehicle, UVO will tell you. You can also control the interior temperature in advance in order to avoid getting into a vehicle that is too hot or too cold.
In terms of safety, UVO provides owners with a range of services as well including roadside assistance and SOS assistance. Although there are a ton of features included in UVO, the service is offered for free for the first five years.
Also new in the 2019 Kia Rio is the exterior and interior design which is more modern than ever before. Under the hood is a 1.6-litre, four-cylinder engine that delivers 130 horsepower and 119 pound-feet of torque. This engine can be paired with either a manual transmission or an automatic, and in both cases, fuel economy numbers will surely impress you. We’re talking less than 7.5 litres per 100 kilometres.
To learn more about the 2019 Kia Rio, contact us today at Lindsay Kia!