The Kia Rio 5-Door: The Best Affordable Family Kia

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When it comes to affordable, efficient hatchbacks, one might not necessarily think of the Kia. While the brand is known far and wide for making the excellent sedans a stylish, efficient SUVs you see at your local Kia dealer Miami, it is a relatively new player in the hatchback game – and thanks to the new 2016 Kia Rio hatchback, it’s making a pretty strong showing right out of the gate.

Boasting some of this year’s most impressive features and plenty of cargo space, the Kia Rio hits just about everything a hatchback driver looks for, and at an MSRP starting at just $15,495, the Rio hatchback has proven itself to be one of the best values on a hatchback currently available today.

Available in three trim levels, the Rio offers a wide variety of standard and available features and amenities sure to make your drive as amazing as it can be. Between the bold, striking exterior design – which features elements like power heated side mirrors, solar control glass, body-colored door handles, and a locking fuel filler – and the excellent interior elements – like the optional 7-inch color touchscreen audio display featuring HD radio, SiruisXM satellite radio, and MP3 and phone connectivity – the new 2016 Rio stands with the best of them when it comes to providing everything a modern driver could want.

You’ll be free to stretch out and pack all your gear thanks to the Rio’s spacious interior design, which boasts up to 49.8 cubic feet of cargo space and a six-way adjustable driver’s seat for total comfort and total utility. Plus, between the premium cloth upholstery or the available leather trim, the leather-wrapped steering wheel, and the stylish aluminum pedals, you’ll feel just as cool as you are comfortable in this sporty hatchback model.

And don’t worry about the Rio’s ability to take on tough driving situations – boasting a 1.6L four-cylinder engine that can pump out an impressive 138 horsepower and 123 lb.-ft of torque, the Rio offers plenty of power for even the biggest inclines or worst conditions. And with an EPA-estimated fuel economy of up to 37 miles per gallon highway, you can spend more time on the road and less time filling up at the pump.

This Kia is totally prepared to keep you and all your passengers safe as well, with some of the most intuitive safety features available on the road today all working together to protect your Rio. Seven standard airbags protect you and your passengers from all sides, while an impressive anti-lock braking system allows for total stoppage in just about all driving conditions. Plus, with advanced safety tech like Electronic Stability Control to keep your Rio from sliding around on the road and Hill Start Assist to make accelerating on inclines a breeze, the Rio is smarter than most when it comes to preventative safety features.

If you’re in the market for an excellent, affordable hatchback that will satisfy your driving needs in all the right ways, look no further than the sporty, safe, efficient, and affordable Kia Rio at your nearby Kia dealer. Chances are, it’ll be everything you’ve been looking for – and maybe a little bit more.