2022 Kia Rio Release Date and Specs

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Rio on Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at 6:35 pm
2021 Kia Rio 5-door in blue with water body behind

When is the 2022 Kia Rio releasing?

The 2022 Kia Rio is priced at a starting MSRP of $10,000 for the base model. While much of the details of the 2022 Kia Rio are a mystery, Hometown Kia in Mount Hope, WV, brings to you a sneak peek at the specs and tells you when the 2022 Kia Rio is releasing.

2022 Kia Rio Preview

2021 Kia Rio view of seats

There is no tentative date scheduled yet, but the industry speculation states that the 2022 Kia Rio may see a release in November 2022. The new 2022 Kia Rio has had a facelift compared to its previous model and includes additional features including digital air conditioning, multifunction steering wheel, and electric door locks.

The 2022 Kia Rio is powered by a petrol MHEV powertrain, generating up to 118 hp and 147 cubic feet of torque. The vehicle also has front and rear parking sensors, auto-pilot mode, and GPS-enabled multimedia technology. The entertainment system will continue to have connectivity via Bluetooth audio and phone, auxiliary audio jack, USB port, and CD player.


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2021 Kia Rio front view on the road with person driving

The 2022 Kia Rio has seen a change in terms of the color and front grille. The LED headlights are differently shaped from the previous models, and the taillights have also had a slight modification.

The interior will follow the usual Kia standards of using the best quality of fiber material. The interior will have a modern and luxurious feel and include futuristic technologies. The 2022 Kia Rio has a new modification made to the bumper wherein the upper part is set lower. The hatchback has the best of safety features with subtle style tweaks made to the previous model.


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At Hometown Kia in Mount Hope, WV, we have a wide range of Kia vehicles. You can check out our online inventory and schedule a test drive for the vehicle of your choice. We also offer pre-approval options and the best trade-in value for your old vehicle. Visit us today for all your vehicular needs.