2021 Kia Rio on the road

What safety features are available on the 2021 Kia Rio?

2021 Kia Rio Safety Features and Driver Assistance Technology

The 2021 Kia Rio is a sub-compact sedan that packs smart style with innovative technology. The sleek sedan’s spacious cabin, luxurious seating, and automatic temperature control ensure comfort. But, when you’re a travel junkie who navigates the narrow valleys and swift streams of West Missouri, the rolling hills and prairie country of North Missouri, and the Ozark mountains of South Missouri, of course, it’s safety that would be foremost on your mind. You might also be commuting to work, beating the traffic in Cape Girardeau. Driver Assistance Technology would be a great help in doing so. Here, we give you the lowdown on the 2021 Kia Rio safety features and driver assistance technology.

How safe is the 2021 Kia Rio?

The 2021 Kia Rio is structured such that its exterior is strong to protect you in any unforeseen situations. It is reinforced with 30% more advanced high-steel strength that provides improved rigidity. Its anti-lock brake system aids you in maintaining control when braking. When traveling on a smooth, rough, or wet road, you may worry that the car tire is losing traction. The Electronic Stability Control helps you to stay on course in such situations. Additionally, the 2021 Kia Rio boasts a sophisticated air bag system. It features front, side, and side curtain airbags along with sensors that detect impact and the presence of a front-seat passenger.

2021 Kia Rio Interior gear
2021 Kia Rio Interior Steering Wheel

What driver assistance technology does the 2021 Kia Rio offer?

The Forward Collision-Avoidance with Pedestrian Detection (FCA-Ped) function automatically applies the brakes if it detects another vehicle or pedestrian and anticipates a collision. When you’re on the highway in the dead of the night after a tough adventure or a hard day at work, your attention might ebb. The Driver Attention Warning (DAW) monitors your actions and alerts you if it feels that your attention has reduced.  


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How does the 2021 Kia Rio ensure that you stay in your lane?

The Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) supervises the position of your 2021 Kia Rio and steers you if you shift outside your lane. Along similar lines, the Lane Following Assist (LFA) is programmed to follow lane markings. It detects these and steers the 2021 Kia Rio along the road without diverting.

Are you interested in learning more about the other attributes of the 2021 Kia Rio? In these pandemic-induced times, you could use our virtual retail tool to shop. You could also drop in to Auffenberg Kia of Cape Girardeau, MO, or schedule a test drive. We have taken the utmost precautions and look forward to serving you.