Kia Rio 2017: interesting test the 1.0 engine T-GDI

Kia Rio T-GDI 1.0, we tested the petrol version more interestingKia Rio T-GDI 1.0, we tested the petrol version more interestingKia Rio T-GDI 1.0, we tested the petrol version more interestingKia Rio T-GDI 1.0, we tested the petrol version more interesting

He Kia Rio 2017 which already were offering you key data on price and equipment here it militates in B car segment. It is a category that is above cars more urban approach, which for example would be the Kia Picanto, but it made up models of high demand (Ford Fiesta, Renault Clio, VW Polo ...), with which people move frequently daily by large cities and surrounding areas. And we know how is the environmental pressure in urban environments, with very marked diesel engines and increased demand for petrol engines, where engines are imposing size reduced supercharging.

Kia Rio 1.0-GDI T: three-cylinder 100 hp

Hence the range Kia Rio 2017 -whose first customer deliveries will be made at the beginning of April- have an important ally for screening at the new engine 1.0 T-GDI, mechanical Compact and lightweight which it was first introduced in the last Kia Cee'd and should grab the largest number of European sales of the new Kia Rio. This engine only 998 cm3, As in similar thrusters has only three cylinders that take advantage of advanced power system in which the take center stage direct fuel injection with additional performance provides Variable Geometry Turbocharger.

Kia Rio T-GDI 1.0With this approach, the Kia Rio T-GDI 1.0 announces a maximum power of 100 hp at 4500 rpm and maximum torque of 17.6 mkg between 1,500 and 4,000 rpm. And the truth is that from the first meters this version shows joy, with greater sense of momentum as we approach the environment of 2,000 rpm and good dose of progressivity to see the counter pointer hovering 6,000 rpm. Obviously when we require acceleration, and as with other three-cylinder engines, the decibels rise significantly, but Kia merit of having achieved a sound that nothing is annoying ear, rather the opposite if you're one of those drivers who like to wear good walking pace.

Kia Rio 1.0-GDI T: from 4.3 l / 100 km and effective response

The Kia Rio 1.0 100hp T-GDI passes 0 to 100 km / h in 10.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of 188 km / h, while announcing a combined fuel 4.3 to 4.5 l / 100 km -emissions CO2 between 99 and 102 g / km, depending on the aerodynamic package that incorporates and used tires, of between 15 and 17 inches.

Kia Rio T-GDI 1.0In our tour of the Portuguese region of Lisbon, especially around Sintra, the first sensations at the wheel with Kia Rio They have been very gratifying, showing a quite effective behavior. The work of the McPherson suspensions in the front and torsional axis in his backside it has found it compelling on different surfaces, including some wooded, narrow road with a fairly slippery asphalt. The development of the set is something firm, but without undermining a high level of comfort and gives the impression that the lightness of the new T-GDI engine Agility benefits of Rio by having less mass and inertia curve.

Kia Rio 1.0 GDI T-: 120 hp also

It also helps the good accuracy address, an evolution more remarkable against the touch we perceived in some old Kia Rio and that we have now tested brings finesse to the guidance and with the contribution of 205/45 tires on 17-inch rim level stability. Of course, a good first balance for the new model of the South Korean brand, which for end 2017 keeps an evolution over 1.0 T-GDI engine, it will add to the range a new version of 120 hp.