2022 Kia Rio Safety

 The Kia Rio's redeeming qualities, combined with its average starting price, make it a good value in comparison to the competition. However, before making a final decision, we recommend considering more well-rounded vehicles such as the Nissan Versa and Hyundai Accent.

2022 Kia Rio

2022 Kia Rio Safety

While it doesn't have as much driver-assist technology as some competitors, the Rio does have forward-collision warning, lane-keep assist, and automated emergency braking. However, such features are not available on entry-level models. Visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) websites for more information on the Rio's crash-test results. The following are important safety features:

Forward collision warning and automated emergency braking are options.

Lane-departure warning and keep assist are both available.

How Much Does the Kia Rio Cost?

The 2022 Kia Rio LX sedan has a starting price of $16,150, which is about average for a subcompact car. The S sedan is priced starting at $16,790. The Rio hatchback is available in only one trim level, S. The starting price is $17,090.

Kia Rio Dimensions and Weight

The Rio sedan is approximately 14.4 feet long, while the hatchback is approximately 13.3 feet long. The curb weight of the Rio sedan is 2,767 pounds, while the hatchback is 2,762 pounds.