The 2021 Kia Rio 5-Door lineup has cruised onto our Classic Kia of Carrollton lot here in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas, and it’s done so thanks to a new and improved powertrain that’s more powerful, more fuel efficient, and more fun to drive than ever before.
We’re going to pop the hood to check that new engine out in a moment, but first we want to check out the other new features and capabilities that 2021 Kia Rio 5-Door have brought with it for the new model year – a list that includes a new transmission to pair with that new engine and a newly standard 7-inch color infotainment touchscreen complete with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.
What’s Under the Hood of and Inside of the 2021 Kia Rio 5-Door Lineup at Classic Kia of Carrollton in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area of Texas?
The biggest upgrade for the 2021 Kia Rio 5-Door lineup here at Classic Kia of Carrollton in the DFW area of Texas is its new powertrain, though you probably already guessed that considered we opened up our introduction talking about it. So, let’s now pop the hood and check out this new engine and transmission pairing.
The 2021 Kia Rio 5-Door lineup is now powered by a 1.6-liter inline 4-cylinder Gamma II multi-port injection engine paired with a new iVT automatic transmission. This new and improved powertrain for the 2021 Rio 5-Door lineup allows it to provide you with 120 horsepower and 112 pound-feet of torque, all while still getting you up to 33 miles per gallon in the city and up to 41 miles per gallon on the highway.
The 2021 Kia Rio 5-Door lineup also still provides you with a surprisingly spacious, roomy, and comfortable interior. That’s because the 2021 Rio 5-Door lineup provides you with 90.5 cubic-feet of passenger space and up to 32.8 cubic-feet of total cargo space.
If you would like more information on the 2021 Kia Rio lineup and everything it can do for you, please reach out to our Classic Kia of Carrollton staff here in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas.