Kia RIO 2015 Hatchback

This generation of Kia RIO has been produced from January, 2015 to December, 2017. We can provide information about 8 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Kia is available with three petrol engines with displacement from 1.2 to 1.6 litres and power of from 84 to 123 horsepower un two diesel engines with displacement from 1.1 to 1.4 litres and power of from 75 to 90 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (6 versions), as well as automatic (2 versions) gearbox.

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Kia RIO 2015 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 4.7 to 6.4 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 3.6 to 3.8 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Kia RIO 2015 hatchback petrol engine version is Kia RIO 1.2, consuming 4.7 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Kia RIO 2015 hatchback diesel - Kia RIO 1.1 CRDI for 100 kilometers consumes 3.6 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Kia RIO real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 35 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +32% for petrol engines and +38% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Kia RIO modification.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10.3 seconds has Kia Rio 1.6 version, conversely the tardiest one is Kia RIO 1.1 CRDI reaching this speed only in 16.5 seconds. The maximum top speed is 190 km/h for the 1.6 petrol 123 hp version (Kia Rio 1.6).

Lenght of Kia RIO is 409 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Kia RIO is about 3 cm longer than Volkswagen Polo hatchback, but 17 cm shorter than Honda Civic hatchback. Kia RIO gross weight is from 1560 to 1690 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. Kia RIO trunk space is 288 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 923 litres.

This Kia is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 12 000 $. Users calculated Kia RIO 2015 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2600 € cost per year and 0.27 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 47%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 26% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Kia RIO for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Kia RIO prices and costs.

Kia RIO modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Kia RIO 2015 1.1 CRDI

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.1 Diesel 75 HP 3.6 l/100km Manual (6)
Kia RIO 2015 1.2

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.2 Petrol 84 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia RIO 2015 1.2

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

1.2 Petrol 84 HP 5.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2015 1.4 Jan 2015 — Jan 2017 1.4 Petrol 107 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2015 1.4 Jan 2015 — Jan 2017 1.4 Petrol 107 HP 6.4 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia RIO 2015 1.4 CRDI

Most powerfull diesel version (90 HP)

1.4 Diesel 90 HP 3.8 l/100km Manual (6)
Kia Rio 2015 1.6 Jan 2015 — Jan 2017

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.3 seconds

1.6 Petrol 123 HP 6.4 l/100km Manual (6)
Kia Rio 2015 1.6 Jan 2015 — Jan 2017

Most powerfull petrol version (123 HP)

1.6 Petrol 123 HP 6.4 l/100km Automatic (6)
Kia RIO service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Kia RIO prices

Kia RIO 2015 - 2017 hatchback price in Latvia is from 5000 $ to 18500 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Kia RIO price is below average - Kia RIO is approximately for 18 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2015 - 2017 prices). The reason of Kia RIO low price could be its poor quality (see below) so we recommend particularly examine the car before purchase and do not choose it only by price.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Kia RIO 2018 price 15 500 $ 15 500 $ 16 500 $
Kia RIO 2017 price 8000 $ 10 000 $ 11 500 $
Kia RIO 2016 price 5000 $ 7000 $ 9500 $
Kia RIO 2015 price 6000 $ 7000 $ 8500 $

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Kia RIO reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Kia RIO reliability is below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2022 defects were detected in an average of 10.7 percent of Kia RIO of this generation (on average 6 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 9.6%.

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Kia RIO 2015 hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Kia RIO with corresponding feature (option)

Tire pressure control
85%
Conditioning
78%
Climate control
69%
Metallic paint
68%
Rain sensor
60%
Heated seats
55%
Adjustable steering wheel
54%
Cruise control
47%
Rear parking sensors
33%
Heated steering wheel
32%
Rear-view camera
29%
Navigation
25%
Dimming mirrors
16%

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Kia RIO reviews

At the moment we dont have reviews about Kia RIO manufactured from 2015 to 2017.
Find below reviews about other generations of Kia RIO.
Kia RIO 2007 Hatchback Petrol 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (age of car 1 year) Owned for:172`000 kilometers (10 years)
Average fuel consumption: 23.0 litres per 100km (100% urban driving)
Total car rating:
10
   male, age 52
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