The base engine offered on the 2018 Kia Rio is a 1.6-liter Gas I-4 that makes 130 hp @ 6300 rpm and 119 lb.-ft. @ 4850 rpm. It is mated to a 6-Speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Kia Rio takes 8.5 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 1.6-liter Gas that makes 130 hp @ 6300 rpm and 119 lb.-ft. @ 4850 rpm. It is mated to a 6-Speed Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Kia Rio takes only 8.5 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

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2018 Kia Rio 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)
S 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
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8.5 sec

2018 Kia Rio vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Ford Fiesta6.3 sec---
2018 Ford Focus6.3 sec---
2018 Hyundai Elantra6.3 sec---
2018 Kia Forte8.2 sec---
2018 Chevrolet Cruze8.4 sec---
2018 Hyundai Accent7.5 - 9.3 sec---
2018 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan8.5 sec---
2018 Kia Rio8.5 sec---
2018 Nissan Sentra7 - 10.4 sec---
2018 Nissan Versa9.2 sec12.9 sec110 mph140 ft.

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2017 Kia Rio 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)
LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
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8.5 sec

2017 Kia Rio vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

2016 Kia Rio 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
SX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)
+2 More
10.9 sec

2016 Kia Rio vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

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