Kia RIO 2011 Sedan

This generation of Kia RIO has been produced from January, 2011 to December, 2015. We can provide information about 7 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 85 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 (5 versions), as well as automatic (2 versions) gearbox.

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Kia RIO 2011 sedan average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 5.1 to 6.5 litres per 100km, but for diesel engine - approximately 4.3 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Kia RIO 2011 sedan petrol engine version is Kia RIO 1.2 16V, consuming 5.1 litres per 100km.
According to user reviews, Kia RIO real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 28 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +29% for petrol engines and +26% 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 12V reaching this speed only in 16.1 seconds. The maximum top speed is 190 km/h for the 1.4 petrol 4-cylinder 107 hp version (Kia Rio 1.4) and the 1.6 petrol 123 hp version (Kia Rio 1.6).

Lenght of Kia RIO is 437 cm, it is medium size car. Kia RIO gross weight is from 1560 to 1690 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 5 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Kia is very cheap for its class - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 4000 €. Users calculated Kia RIO 2011 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 3000 € cost per year and 0.22 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 45%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 25% 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 2011 1.1 CRDi 12V

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

1.1 Diesel 75 HP - Manual (6)
Kia RIO 2011 1.2 16V

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.2 Petrol 85 HP 5.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2011 1.4 Jan 2011 — Jan 2015 1.4 Petrol 107 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2011 1.4 Jan 2011 — Jan 2015 1.4 Petrol 107 HP 6.4 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia RIO 2011 1.4 CRDi 16V

Most powerfull diesel version (90 HP)

1.4 Diesel 90 HP 4.3 l/100km Manual (6)
Kia Rio 2011 1.6 Jan 2011 — Jan 2015

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.3 seconds

1.6 Petrol 123 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Rio 2011 1.6 Jan 2011 — Jan 2015

Most powerfull petrol version (123 HP)

1.6 Petrol 123 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia RIO service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Kia RIO safety

During safety testing Kia RIO has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Kia RIO is evaluated with outstanding rate 92 from 100, children safety: very good mark - 84 from 100, for pedestrian protection Kia RIO got 46 points from 100.
Kia RIO safety equipment has been rated as very good - 86 percents from 100.

Kia RIO prices

Kia RIO 2011 - 2015 sedan price in Latvia is approximately 4000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Kia RIO price is very low - Kia RIO is approximately for 52 percents cheaper then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 2011 - 2015 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.

Kia RIO 2012 price 4000 € 4000 € 4000 €

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Kia RIO reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Kia RIO reliability is little below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2022 defects were detected in an average of 15.7 percent of Kia RIO of this generation (on average 9 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 15.1%.

Kia RIO reliability and quality
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Kia RIO 2011 sedan features (options)

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Heated steering wheel
Heated seats
Adjustable steering wheel
Metallic paint
Climate control
Rear parking sensors
Rain sensor
Cruise control

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Kia RIO reviews

At the moment we dont have reviews about Kia RIO manufactured from 2011 to 2015.
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)
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