Next-gen Kia Rio unveiled in Paris

Next-gen Kia Rio unveiled in Paris

Top-selling Kia Rio gets external and cabin refresh.

Next-gen Kia Rio unveiled in Paris
Next-gen Kia Rio unveiled in Paris – the tweaked Kia Rio will hit Australian dealerships early 2015.

Kia has just shown us the final changes that will soon be introduced into the popular Kia Rio.

The biggest cosmetic change in the updated Rio, which will feature at the Paris Motor Show, will be the introduction of a new ‘tiger-nose grille’, as well as a newly-designed front bumper, fog lights and new alloy wheel designs.

In addition, two new paint finishes (Urban Blue and Digital Yellow) will be added to the colour line-up.

The Rio’s cabin gets chrome accents around the four dashboard air-vents, and a newly-designed centre-stack around the audio system.

Engine choices for Australia will remain either 1.4 litre or 1.6 litre petrol, with six-speed manual and four-speed auto transmissions.

Catch our most recent Kia Rio review here.

Joel Helmes