How Does the 2022 Kia Rio Fare in Terms of Performance?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Rio on Monday, December 6th, 2021 at 4:40 am
2022 Kia Rio

Performance Features of the 2022 Kia Rio 

If you want a fuel-efficient car with sophisticated technology and reasonable pricing, the 2022 Kia Rio is for you! Available as both a sedan and hatchback, this subcompact is good value for money. At Team Gunther Kia in Daphne, AL, we give you an overview of the performance features of the 2022 Kia Rio.  

What Engine Is Available on the 2022 Kia Rio? 

The 2022 Kia Rio is equipped with a 1.6-liter in-line 4-cylinder engine. The Gamma technology available in this engine increases reliability. It also uses an anti-friction coating that reduces wear and tear over time. The multi-point fuel injection system improves fuel efficiency as there is a fuel injector for every cylinder in this engine. It also has lower carbon emissions. What’s more, it alleviates the engine’s response when you have to accelerate or decelerate suddenly. 

This engine pushes out 120 hp and has a torque rating of 112 lb.-ft. It has a compression ratio of 11.2:1. It has a higher compression ratio with combustion efficiency, which implies more power with less fuel and fewer exhaust gases. The engine is combined with an i-CVT Automatic Transmission. 

2022 Kia Rio Dashboard
2022 Kia Rio Seating

Read more: The 2022 Kia Forte Is Available in Daphne, AL! 

A Look at the Fuel Economy of the 2022 Kia Rio 

The 2022 Kia Rio has a fuel tank capacity of 13.7 gallons. It delivers a fuel economy of 33 mpg in the city, 41 mpg on the highway, and 36 mpg combined. If you’re looking for a subcompact sedan that absorbs the shock of bumps, the Rio is for you. It has a solid structure and concordant suspension.  

If you want to learn more about the 2022 Kia Rio, visit us at Team Gunther Kia in Daphne, AL, or schedule a test drive today!