OREANDA-NEWS. Russian dealers of KIA began the receiving of preliminary orders for the new cross-hatchback Rio X-Line, which will go on sale on November 14th. The novelty will be available in eight variants of the complete sets at the price from 774 thousand 900 rubles to 1 million 024 thousand 900 rubles - only 30 thousand rubles more than a similar sedan Rio, informs the press-service of KIA Motors Rus.

As the base Rio sedan of the fourth generation, the Rio X-Line is offered with two versions of gasoline engines: a new 1.4 Kappa MPI (100 hp) and a modernized 1.6 Gamma MPI (123 hp). Both engines are equipped with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. Cross-hatchback differs decorative overlays on forward and back bumpers, extensions of wheel arches and lateral moldings on a roof, the double branch pipe of an exhaust system. The radiator closer has a special finish with chrome and black gloss.

The standard equipment includes two front airbags and an integrated active control system (VSM), working in conjunction with ABS, the stability control system (ESC), the lift start assistant (NAS) and the emergency brake warning system (ESS), as well as the system emergency communication and alerting "ERA-GLONASS." Also in the basic configuration, the Rio X-Line has air conditioning, electric front windows, heated front seats and rims of the multifunction steering wheel, remote control of the central lock with a key. The steering column has two directions of adjustment - in height and reach.

In the Comfort starting configuration for the Rio X-Line, a full range of engines and transmissions is available. The most affordable version is a 1.4-liter engine and a 6-speed manual transmission costing 774,900 rubles (a similar combination of the Rio and the sedan is offered at 744,900 rubles). With the same engine, but with a 6-speed automatic transmission the price of a car is 814 thousand 900 rubles. The price of Rio X-Line Comfort with a 1.6 liter engine and mechanics is 799 thousand 900 rubles, and with automatic transmission - 839 thousand 900 rubles. Starting with the Luxe trim, the Rio X-Line is offered only with a 1.6 liter engine. Here the customer also has the option of choosing between a car with a manual transmission (824 thousand 900 rubles) or automatic (864 thousand 900 rubles).