October 2016
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When shopping for a subcompact car, a popular design preferred by many buyers is that of the hatchback kind. The 2016 Kia Rio is an awesome subcompact vehicle that comes in sedan and hatchback form and offers so many wonderful specs and features. The Rio is one of the most fuel efficient vehicles in its segment and also offers a powerful engine. This hatchback also has modern technology and utility as well as all the essential safety features that make $15,495 seem like a steal to pay for. For those residing in Syracuse, NY, Kia of East Syracuse is a very popular dealership that offers their Kia cars at extremely affordable rates.


The exterior features of the 2016 Rio Hatchback should appeal to all age groups as the vehicle features a sporty and elegant design. It has a front bumper that features halogen headlights and projector-beam fog lights. Moving to each side of the vehicle, the Rio sports 16” aluminum wheels that match well with body-colored side mirrors. Finally, in the back of the vehicle is an automatic tailgate release that is powered by Kia’s remote keyless entry system. This system also simultaneously powers all vehicle doors automatically.

While most other subcompact sedans have very limited cabin space, the 2016 Kia Rio SX Hatchback contains some very fine leather and fabrics and also holds front and rear leather seats that are designed with lumbar support as well as power and manual adjust features. Additionally, the cabin also features multiple instrumentations in the form of cargo space, storage compartments, multiple cup holders, power windows, and power locks.


The 2016 Rio Hatchback is a speedy subcompact car that is able to deliver one of the best fuel economy ratings among other vehicles in its segment.  It has a powerful 1.6 liter Inline 4-cylinder engine that propels the vehicle at maximum speeds of 138 horsepower with 123 pound feet of torque. This engine is also designed to provide valuable fuel economy with its 6-speed shift-able automatic transmission and variable valve timing.


The 2016 Rio  Hatchback is truly a vehicle that users can feel safe in as it contains so many essential safety features such as an anti-theft system that monitors all outside movement in the vehicle. This system automatically alerts users in the event of a vehicular break-in and even has its very own engine immobilizer that keeps the engine suspended temporarily. In addition, the subcompact car has on road safety features such as:

  • Tire-pressure Monitoring System
  • Lane Departure Sensors
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
  • Electronic Brake Distribution

To keep all passengers safe at all times, the 2016 Kia Rio Hatchback has a lot of safety features such as, front and side-curtain airbags, front and rear seatbelts, child seat fasteners and child safety locks.


As Kia is well-known for engineering modern technology, the 2016 Rio Hatchback is packed with amazing features. Outside, the sedan has smart keyless entry system that automatically locks/unlocks all car doors automatically via key fob sensing. This system requires users to have the vehicle’s key with them at all times to unlock/lock all car doors. In addition, the Rio also features a rear view camera that transmits live video feed of the vehicle’s rear to the Kia UVO entertainment system inside the vehicle. Other tech features of the vehicle are:

  • Backup Sensors
  • Front Collision Warning
  • Automatic Tailgate Release

Inside the 2016 Rio Hatchback, there are many tech features such as:


  • Multi-instrument Front Panel that includes
    • Kia UVO Audio System
    • Navigation
    • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
    • Multiple fuel gauges and odometers.
  • Steering Wheel controls including Cruise Control
  • USB/Auxiliary Ports for Mobile Device Synchronization

Kia of East Syracuse specializes in KIA new or used model cars and SUVs. Located in East Syracuse, New York. Serving customers near SyracuseFultonAuburnUtica, RochesterWatertownMorrisvilleRome, and Norwich.

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