New and used KIA Rio price in Ghana

New and used KIA Rio price in Ghana

The Kia Rio, a subcompact car produced by the South Korean manufacturer Kia, was introduced in 2000 to replace the first-generation Kia Pride, a rebadged version of the Ford Festiva, and the Avella, a subcompact sold as a Ford in some markets. Over the years, the Rio has been offered in both sedan and hatchback body styles and has become one of Kia’s best-selling models globally.

How much is KIA Rio?

Model YearPrice in Cedis Ghana (GHC)
KIA Rio 200925,000
KIA Rio 2010 – 201140,000
KIA Rio 201260,000
KIA Rio 201370,000
KIA Rio 2014 – 201580,000
KIA Rio 201690,000

Design

First Generation (2000-2005)

The inaugural Rio had a rather conventional and straightforward design with few frills. It was developed primarily as an affordable and reliable transportation option, and its design reflected that purpose.

Second Generation (2005-2011)

The second-gen Rio presented a more contemporary look with a sharper design and a more cohesive aesthetic. The headlights became more angular, and the car’s overall stance was more assertive.

Third Generation (2011-2017)

This generation marked a significant leap in the Rio’s design language, adopting Kia’s then-new “Tiger Nose” grille and more aggressive, sculpted body lines. The interior also saw vast improvements in quality and design.

Fourth Generation (2017-Present as of last update)

Building on its predecessor’s foundation, the fourth-gen Rio boasts an even more refined and mature design. It features a lower and wider stance, a sleeker front end, and a more upscale interior.

Specifications

First Generation (2000-2005)

  • Engine: Options included a 1.3L and a 1.5L gasoline engine.
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic transmissions were available.

Second Generation (2005-2011)

  • Engine: Ranged from 1.4L to 1.6L gasoline engines and a 1.5L diesel option in some markets.
  • Transmission: Offered with a 4 or 5-speed automatic and a 5 or 6-speed manual.

Third Generation (2011-2017)

  • Engine: Options included 1.2L, 1.4L, and 1.6L gasoline engines, with diesel variants in specific markets.
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual and 4 or 6-speed automatic transmissions were on offer.

Fourth Generation (2017-Present as of last update)

  • Engine: Variants include 1.0L turbo, 1.2L, and 1.4L gasoline engines, with some markets also getting diesel options.
  • Transmission: Offered with a 5 or 6-speed manual, and a 4, 6, or 7-speed automatic, depending on the market and engine choice.

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