Jaco van der Merwe
Head of Motoring
3 minute read
8 Dec 2020
7:23 am

Why updated Kia Rio offers great value

Jaco van der Merwe

Infotainment system and alloy wheels now standard across range.

Added value

During times of financial uncertainty consumers place a premium on good value, something Kia offers in abundance with the updated Rio. Apart from a few exterior styling tweaks, the biggest changes to the facelifted version of the Korean carmaker’s popular hatchback line-up have been the addition of a few standard features and two new models in entry level LS guise. The LS nomenclature was previously only reserved for a solitary 1.2 manual offering, which is aimed more at rental fleets than private buyers. The two new LS offering feature the 1.4-litre petrol engine that does duty in the rest of...