What are the 2020 Kia Rio Power and Performance Specs?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Rio on Monday, January 13th, 2020 at 2:45 pm
2020 Kia Rio blue exterior driver side

If you’re looking to buy a new car but like the subcompact style, look no further than the 2020 Kia Rio. The 2020 Kia Rio has a starting MSRP of $15,850 with impressive power and performance. What are the 2020 Kia Rio power and performance specs? Keep reading to see how much power the engine of this model offers.

Power and performance specs

The 2020 Kia Rio comes with 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine. This engine delivers up to 120 horsepower and 112 lb-ft of torque. The engine compression ratio of this engine is 11.2: 1 and it uses a Multi-Point Injection fuel delivery system. This engine is paired with an Intelligent Variable Transmission. Together, the engine and transmission help to achieve a fuel efficiency of 33 miles per gallon in the city and 41 mpg on the highway. The fuel tank of the 2020 Kia Rio has a fuel capacity of 11.9 gallons.

2020 Kia Rio blue exterior front fascia passenger side woman in driver seat

Drivetrain and suspension

The drivetrain of this model is front-wheel drive. This helps with fuel economy and traction since the weight of the engine and transmission is directly over the driven wheels. The 2020 Kia Rio uses Electric Motor Driven Power Steering (MPDS). The front suspension uses MacPherson struts, gas shock absorbers, and a stabilizer bar. The rear suspension has a coupled torsion beam axle and twin tube shock absorbers. The Kia Rio comes with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). The front ventilated brake disc diameter is 11.0 inches and the rear drum brake diameter is 8.0 inches.


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Learn more about the 2020 Kia Rio

If you would like to learn more about the 2020 Kia Rio, check out our other blog posts about this model. You can also check out our model research page for more information. Otherwise, feel free to contact us and our team members will gladly help you get the information you need.

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