2022 Kia Rio

Is the 2022 Kia Rio Fuel-Efficient?

Performance Features of the 2022 Kia Rio 

The 2022 Kia Rio is a practical subcompact sedan available at a reasonable $16,150. It packs new technology with a stylish disposition, a host of driver assistance features, and more space for passengers. At Auffenberg Kia of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau, MO, we elaborate on the performance features of the 2022 Kia Rio. 

Which Engine Does the 2022 Kia Rio Have? 

The 2022 Kia Rio is equipped with a 1.6-liter in-line 4-cylinder engine. It pushes out 120 hp at 6,300 rpm and has a torque rating of 112 lb.-ft. at 4,500 rpm. This Gamma engine is combined with a Multi-Point Injection system that promises best-in-class performance and incredible fuel economy, along with reduced emissions and excellent reliability. The engine has a 16-valve valve system and is powered by unleaded gasoline, i.e., regular 87 or higher. It sends power to the wheels using an i-CVT Automatic Transmission. With a comparatively high compression ratio of 11.2:1, the engine generates energy from the maximum fuel.  

2022 Kia Rio Interior
2022 Kia Rio Interior

Read more: How Is the Performance and Fuel Economy of the 2022 Kia Sorento? 

Is the 2022 Kia Rio Efficient? 

A fuel tank capacity of 11.9 gallons ensures that you can go a long distance before having to stop for gas. The 2022 Kia Rio delivers a fuel economy of 33 mpg in the city, 41 mpg on the highway, and 36 mpg combined. Both trims of the 2022 Kia Rio, i.e., the LX and S trims, are at par in their performance. 

If you’re interested in learning more about the 2022 Kia Rio, you could schedule a test drive at Auffenberg Kia of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau, MO! If you want to explore the other sedans offered by the Kia brand, look at the performance features of the 2022 Kia K5 and the 2022 Kia Stinger