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Six Reasons Why You Should Purchase a 2014 Kia Rio

The 2014 Kia Rio comes equipped with a 138 horsepower engine and four cylinders. You can get this model in three different trims including: the LX, EX, and SX. This year’s model is an ideal vehicle for a first time buyer due to many of the added features, safety ratings, and affordability.

The Kio Rio has been gaining popularity among some of its competition including: the Ford Fiesta, Toyota Prius C, Chevrolet Sonic, and Hyundai Accent which all compare pretty closely.

2014 RioWhy You Should Buy a 2014 Kia Rio

Did you know Kia Motors is the second biggest car manufacturer in South Korea? Every single Kia comes equipped with the most advanced features in the industry, technology that will awe the driver, gorgeous designs, and raving reviews by automobile experts.

In 2014, Kia won the Kelley Blue Book Best Value Brand. With Kia you get high safety ratings, cozy interiors, and innovative technology. The biggest benefit worth mentioning is – a Kia is a great first vehicle. It isn’t a purchase automobile buyers tend to regret.

What Makes the 2014 Rio so Special?

As you are shopping, it is normal for you to want to know how the 2013, 2014, and 2015 Kia Rio differ. After all, you want to make sure you are getting the best deal. Here are all the ways this year’s model differs from the 2013 Kia Rio:

  • The aerodynamics were improved with the addition of a plastic shielding under the vehicle
  • The water-temperature gauge has been altered and upgraded
  • The smart key fob now comes with a folding feature
  • The steering wheel comes fitted with a new leather wrapping

2014 Kia Rio Features that we Love

With the rise in gas prices and the strives to get eco-friendlier vehicles, most automobile buyers opt for small cars. If you are looking for a small, compact vehicle that is still loaded with features – you cannot go wrong with this one. In fact, here are six reasons why you will love this vehicle.

  1. Small Car with Big Features

This may be a small compact vehicle, but nothing is small about the features it offers. Leather upholstery, voice control, and keyless entry are just a few of the more attractive features potential buyers have to look forward to.

  1. Fuel Efficiency

For the sake of your wallet, fuel efficiency is always an important factor when purchasing a vehicle. The 2014 Kia Rio provides 37 MPG on the highway and 27 MPG on the city roads. The combined estimated gas mileage for this particular vehicle is 21 MPG. Notably, the fuel efficiency of this compact vehicle does not compare well to similar vehicles from other vehicles. However, the mileage it offers is still attractive for buyers who are looking for a daily driver to commute with.The Brand new 2014 Kia Rio

Kia offers an idle stop and go feature on this particular model which is part of what makes it a gas saver. This feature will cause the engine to shut off every time the vehicle comes to a complete stop. When you press the gas pedal, the engine will immediately start back up. This eliminates a driver’s need to turn the vehicle off if they are in a long drive-thru line or stopped by a train.

  1. Performance and Mileage

This automobile comes equipped with a 1.6L 138 horsepower engine and 4-wheel disc brakes. With the LX model, you have the choice between automatic or manual transmission. In the 2014 models, the SX and EX only come with automatic transmission. Since it is more common for people to know how to drive automatic transmission than manual transmission, this is not really considered a downside. All three trims feature a direct infection gasoline fuel delivery system for the driver’s convenience.

  1. The Price

As far as money is concerned, this is not a vehicle that is going to hurt you right in the wallet. It is competitively priced to match right up with other compact vehicles it compares to. How much you pay really depends on what features you want the vehicle to have. The basic and manual transmission LX model, for example, costs around $14,000. The price goes up from there.

  1. Safety

Every single 2014 Rio comes equipped with all of the standard safety models you want your vehicle to have. This includes side curtain airbags, stability control, antilock brakes, and front side airbags. The overall crash rating is 4 out of 5 stars. The vehicle even received remarkable highway crash ratings as well.

  1. Gorgeous Interior Design

The interior design of this automobile is loaded with all sorts of rich features. These is plenty of leg room and head room for passengers of all sizes. There is even enough cargo space to make just about anyone happy. You can even up the cargo space by folding up those back seats if you needed. If you like the idea of having leather wrapped steering wheels, make sure you opt for either the SX or EX models. The SX or EX models also feature padded armrests as well. The interior even features a split folding rear seat and a driver seat you can adjust in six different ways. Don’t forget about the keyless remote, power windows, center console with additional storage, vanity mirrors, and air conditioning.

As far as automobiles are concerned, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain by going with a 2014 Kia Rio.