Engine Specifications & Performance Ratings of the 2020 Kia Rio

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Rio on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 at 9:53 pm
2020 Kia Rio driving down a city street

How Much Horsepower & Torque Does the 2020 Kia Rio Produce?

How much horsepower and torque does the 2020 Kia Rio produce? What engine comes standard inside this car? We’ve answered all the common questions car shoppers have about the performance of the 2020 Kia Rio down below.


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The 2020 Kia Rio is offered as both a sedan and as a hatchback. Both styles come standard wit ha four-cylinder, 1.6-liter engine that’s paired to a continuously variable automatic transmission system. This engine provides more than enough power for drivers to accelerate with east, generating 120 horsepower and 112 pound-feet of torque.

Additional 2020 Kia Rio Information

2020 Kia Rio driving down a path

2020 Kia Rio Fuel Economy Ratings

Drivers who value fuel efficiency when deciding which car to purchase will be drawn to the fuel economy ratings of the 2020 Rio. The 2020 Kia Rio receives 33 miles per gallon when driving in the city and 41 miles per gallon at highway speeds. In combined city/highway travel situations, the 2020 Rio receives 36 miles per gallon overall.

2020 Kia Rio cargo area

2020 Kia Rio Storage Area

The 2020 Kia Rio offers plenty of internal storage space in both of its body styles. The 2020 Rio Sedan features 13.7 cubic feet of cargo capacity overall. The 2020 Rio Hatchback provides even more storage space, featuring 17.4 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity and a maximum cargo capacity of 32.8 cubic feet with the seats folded down.

Drivers interested in purchasing a 2020 Kia Rio can find a wide variety of 2020 Rio models for sale at Moritz Kia. Browse through our online inventory and see all the configurations of the 2020 Rio we have in stock. No matter what type of 2020 Kia Rio you’re looking for, Moritz Kia can help you find the perfect configuration for you and your passengers.

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