The 2021 Kia Rio was designed with the driver in mind who wants their next car to be safe, fun to drive, and fun to ride. The new model combines intuitive safety and convenience tech, creative stylings, and robust performance capabilities to deliver a seriously competitive family car. Learn more about the new Kia Rio in this model overview.

This Is the 2021 Kia Rio


 2021 Kia Rio performance

When you get behind the wheel of a car, you expect to be welcomed with an enthusiastic powertrain and class-leading fuel efficiency — you expect the capability of the 2021 Rio. With its punchy 1.6L 4-cylinder engine and estimated 41 mpg in highway fuel economy, it proves capable for any trip you take it on. Featuring upgraded and fluid controls, this sedan is proof that you can have a thrilling car without sacrificing refinement or handling quality. Some other key performance features on this model include:

  • Multi-Point Injection (MPI)
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)


2021 Kia Rio technology

With all of the technology built into the 2021 Rio, it’s clear that Kia was determined to keep you safer and more connected than ever before. Case in point: Every new Rio comes equipped with a full suite of driver-assistive technologies, dubbed Kia Drive Wise. The new Rio also comes available with an excellent and intuitive infotainment system that boasts both smartphone compatibility and a Wi-Fi Hotspot. This car offers the following in the way of technology:

  • Bluetooth® Wireless Technology w/ Streaming Audio
  • Auto Emergency Braking Technology
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™


2021 Kia Rio design

Both the interior and exterior of the 2021 Rio showcase Kia’s dedication to producing cars that are as fun to look at as they are to drive. When you think of a car from Kia, sharp and practical exterior stylings are expected — that they’re also attractive is just a bonus. With its comfortable and spacious cabin, accented by the high-quality materials found throughout, it’s clear that the new Rio is truly competitive in its class at every turn. Take a look at some of the other design features and options for this car:

  • Tilt steering wheel w/ mounted audio controls
  • 6-way adjustable driver’s seat
  • 8.0″ touchscreen display

Discover the 2021 Kia Rio in Raleigh, NC

Come see the new Rio in person when you visit Fred Anderson Kia of Raleigh. All that’s left to do is select your favorite option from our inventory of new Kia cars for sale in Raleigh, North Carolina. There’s no shortage of great cars here, nor is there a shortage of new Kia specials to stretch your buying power.

*MSRP: Starting price represents the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the trim. The MSRP does not include destination and handling charges, taxes, title, license, options, and dealer charges. Actual prices are set by the dealer and may vary. Photo is for marketing and example purposes only. Photo may not reflect starting MSRP or trim level.\n**EPA-estimated MPG for City/Highway for 2021 Kia Rio . Actual mileage will vary. Displayed MPG is based on applicable EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.