2017 Kia Rio 3-door – Rendering

Sagar

Sagar Parikh,

I’m the international news editor at IndianAutosBlog.com. I love everything that has a steering wheel!

The 5-door 2017 Rio hatchback will debut at the Paris Motor Show.

Kia revealed the 2017 Kia Rio earlier this month ahead of its public debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show on 29 September. The new generation model has been announced to launch in 5-door hatchback form, with no speak about the 3-door hatchback version. A speculative rendering from IAB’s automotive illustrator Shoeb Kalania previews how the 2017 Kia Rio 3-door may look like.

2017 Kia Rio 3-door front three quarters rendering
The fourth-gen Kia Rio is based on the second-gen Hyundai i20’s platform.

However, European media speculate that there won’t be a 3-door Kia Rio this time as majority of the second-gen Kia Rio hatchback‘s sales are of the car’s 5-door version.

While there hasn’t been a confirmation for the 3-door hatchback version, we know that the all-new Kia Rio is the mechanical cousin of the Hyundai i20 which is available as a 3-door hatchback (Hyundai i20 Coupe).

2017 Kia Rio 3-door rear three quarters rendering
The 2017 Kia Rio will enter production towards the end of 2016.

Also See: 2017 Kia Rio sedan spotted for the first time

The 2017 Kia Rio 5-door has been confirmed to enter production towards the end of 2016, which means its sales could commence in Europe by early-2017. On the sidelines, Kia will reportedly enter the Indian market by the end of this decade.

2017 Kia Rio – Image Gallery

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Kia Rio News & Updates

2017 Kia Rio Sedan front three quarters at 2017 Dubai Motor Show

2017 Kia Rio Sedan showcased at the 2017 Dubai Motor Show

2017 Kia Rio front three quarters at 2017 Dubai Motor Show

2017 Kia Rio showcased at the 2017 Dubai Motor Show

2017 Kia Rio front three quarters at GIIAS 2017

Kia Rio & Kia Sportage showcased at GIIAS 2017

Kia Cerato Forte showcased at Kia dealer roadshow front

7 Kia cars spotted at the company’s Indian dealer roadshow – Report

Kia India website

Kia launches Indian website, announces dealer roadshow

Russian-spec 2017 Kia Rio sedan front three quarters studio image

2017 Kia Rio sedan (Hyundai Verna/VW Vento rival) revealed in Russia