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2018 Kia Rio: Paris Auto Show - Video

author photo by Autotrader October 2016

When you look around an auto show like the 2016 Paris Auto Show, there’s lots of flash and style and tons of high-dollar exotics. Granted, the Kia Rio isn’t a high-dollar exotic and many of the other cars are just plain sexier. But the new Rio is sporting several changes that should get it some attention both in Europe and in the US. New exterior design cues include a completely redesigned front fascia featuring LED-accented headlights, a stylish black grille and black mesh accents. In addition, an increased wheelbase and the inclusion of a MINI Cooper-reminiscent rear end round out the Rio's new look, which is now more in line with its Kia stablemates such as the Optima and the Sorento. The power plant will likely be a 1.9-liter 4-cylinder engine, and safety options such as automatic-braking pedestrian detection will be available on the 2018 Kia Rio.

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