The previous-generation Rio was one of Kia’s best-sellers and the new one has just launched in South Africa. The big question, then: does it have the talent to replicate its predecessor’s success?
Kia has added a 3-door derivative to its local Rio range. Available in the full TEC specification, it offers the same equipment as that of… Read more →
It seems Kia is producing better and better cars with every new model launch. Almost every new product from this Korean manufacturer moves the goal post a little further, and makes life a little harder for its competitors. The new Kia Rio is a case in point.
Thank goodness for the efforts of Peter Schreyer and his design team over the past few years, because the first generation Kia Rio had to be one of the ugliest cars on South African motorways in the past decade. Now into its third iteration, the Rio finally has looks that befit the name.