2018 Kia Rio GT Specs, Price and Release Date

Wednesday, March 29th 2017. | Kia


You can take our word that the new 2018 Kia Rio GT is a splendid option for those who need a new car with spacious design. At this time, Kia Motors are very popular. Their name is everywhere because their hard work to keep their quality standard so they can enter the global market. It is expected to come out as a subcompact vehicle to deal with hot hatch rivals. It will use lighter platform with the main highlight on its stability, dynamics performance and powerful performance by using four-cylinder and 1.6 liters to work more than 180 hp. The coming of this car will be the answer for the BMW M Division.

2018 Kia Rio GT Rendering
2018 Kia Rio GT Exterior

2018 Kia Rio GT has a spectacular body and it will be presented in two forms, the hatchback and the sedan. It will come out with a sleek and stylish design that wouldn’t be too expensive as the rivals. The style, storage and performance will be the same as the previous model because it is a sub-compact version. However, the exterior design has valuable look with the completely redesigned design for its more upscale appearance without losing its recognizable styling cues. The exterior will be built to support its fuel economy.

2018 Kia Rio GT Interior

There are two models to offer, the hatchback and the sedan. The latter version is a sports car with the four-door design. Both of the models are designed with updated details such as touchscreen display, high definition multimedia system, satellite radio, navigation, hands-free operation and many others. Besides, the seats are very ergonomic and durable that can deal with time and stains. The concept is VSM safety technology to incorporate so it has correct steering automatically, electronically controls stability, full-length airbags and monitors tire pressure. Its biggest improvement is the safety features. We expect that the interior of 2018 Kia Rio GT is available in three different styling models such as the base EX, the premium and the SX. Some optional features will be presented such as infotainment system, steering wheel movement controls, multi-speaker audio system, AUX/USB inputs and steering wheel movement controls. For some more, it has LED lighting, Active Eco technology, push buttons, power windows and door locks.

2018 Kia Rio GT Engine

The use of four-cylinder and 1.6 liter helps the car to have more than 140 hp. There is no detail report for the engine yet but it is supposed to have an auto transmission as well as six-speed manual. In addition, 2018 Kia Rio GT has better gas mileage which is 40 mpg on highways and 28 mpg on city roads.

2018 Kia Rio GT Release Date and Price

The release date can be different based on the markets they will consider to come first. Everything is based on their schedule. Likely, they will unveil the 2018 Kia Rio GT in the third quarter of 2017 so that it will hit the markets at the beginning of 2018. The price for the base is about $14,400 and the top model is $21,100.