The MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Awards are widely held to be some of the most prestigious awards in the automotive industry. The editorial staff of MotorWeek chooses a top car in every segment of cars and trucks based on a variety of criteria, including driving experience, technology, performance, practicality, and value. The cars aren’t broken down into a top-ten list — it’s a winner-take-
MotorWeek host John Davis said, “No subcompact has road manners that impress us more than the Kia Rio. The Kia Rio delivers full-size comfort and technology in a pint-sized package.”
Kia’s executive vice president of marketing and communications, Michael Sprague said, “As our smallest and most affordable offering, the Rio delivers an athletic feel and fresh design while bringing an abundance of standard amenities that elevate Kia’s value proposition to new levels of sophistication.”
The 2013 Kia Rio is available in LX, EX, and SX trim levels. It comes standard with an efficient 1.6L direct-injection four-cylinder engine, one of only two vehicles in the subcompact class to do so; this engine comes paired with either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. The interior of the Rio offers an exceptional use of space, with bold contemporary interior design. The 2013 Kia Rio is available in both sedan and hatchback configurations.
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