TOPEKA, Kan., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The team at MotorWeek announced their Drivers' Choice awards at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show and for the subcompact segment the 2013 Kia Rio won. This prestigious award comes deservingly as MotorWeek host John Davis says, "Sleek, sporty and affordable, the Kia Rio delivers full-sized comfort and technology in a pint-sized package." For buyer in Kansas there are many reasons to choose a subcompact car, including mileage figures, performance and overall practicality and the 2013 Kia Rio in Topeka is a great choice. Buyers interested in the Kia Rio can find it at Briggs Kia in Topeka.
Redesigned for the 2012 model year the new 2013 Kia Rio features a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine that offers technologies like dual continuously variable valve timing and gasoline direct injection and produces 138-hp, among the most powerful in the class. The 2013 Kia Rio also offers stop/start engine technology which adds to its fuel efficiency. This new Rio offers an aggressive and athletic drive that will excite drivers expecting the boring subcompact ride of the past.
Standard amenities inside the Rio include steering-wheel mounted audio controls, USB/auxiliary input jacks, air conditioning and 6-way adjustable driver's seat on base LX models. Moving up the trim ladder buyers will find impressive standard and available technologies like Kia's UVO infotainment system, rear-camera display, Bluetooth, push button start with smart key, auto headlights, leather upholstery and more. At a starting price near $15,000 and a fully loaded SX model approaching $22,000 the Rio offers considerable value for buyers in the subcompact segment.
For more information on the 2013 Kia Rio contact Briggs Kia in Topeka at (785) 274-5117 or visit www.briggskia.com. Briggs Kia is Topeka's hometown Kia dealer offering a great selection of new and pre-owned Kia's in Topeka, KS.
Media Contact: Michelle Clark Briggs Kia, (785) 274 5117, Michelle.Clark@BriggsAuto.com
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