The first details about the new Kia Rio 2011

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Today, Kia has extended the first official photos and details about Kia Rio hatchback new generation which debut will take place less than a month at the Geneva Motor Show in 2011. The car received a completely different appearance with a sportier front fascia and rear rack wide, and a little older, compared to the current version of the Rio. Overall length of the new items increased by 55 mm, width increased by 25 mm and the height reduced by 15mm. The wheelbase of the new Kia Rio 2011 stretched to 2 570 mm, which is 70 mm longer than its predecessor. Because of this, the cabin has more rear legroom of passengers and amount of luggage up to 390 liters (five-door version). Under the hood of new items will be offered for a family of six different power units, starting with the 70-strong turbodiesel in volume of 1,1 liters and ending with a 1.6-liter gasoline engine with direct injection 140 hp At first, the sale will go five-door, and at the end of the year to join her and three-door hatchback modification, on the basis of which the future plan to create a “hot” version of the Rio. More details will be known after the premiere of a novelty in Geneva, where Kia will also present a new Kia Picanto 2 and a hybrid version of the Kia Optima sedan.

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