Zotye T200 is nothing but the facelifted version of the Premier Rio SUV which is being sold in India. The T200 mini-SUV has been showcased at the Auto
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Zotye has taken the wraps of the T200 mini-SUV, popular known to us Indians as the Premier Rio. This is not an all new model but just a facelift of
The Premier Rio should be given the credit for being the first sub-4 metre SUV in India.
If you think that India’s first sub 4 meter utility vehicle was the Mahindra Quanto, then you are so wrong. [Left - Facelifted Zotye 5008 spotted production-ready; Right - The Premier Rio was updated last year]
The Premier Rio is nothing but a rebadged Chinese Zoyte 5008, which in turn is a rebadged Daihatsu Terios from a generation ago.
Premier will begin deliveries of the Rio equipped with the 1.3 litre Multijet diesel engine sourced from Fiat India from Thursday, 2nd August 2012 through
Premier has officially confirmed that it will introduce a 72bhp 1.3L Fiat-sourced diesel engine on the Rio. It has listed this engine on its website, along
Our friends at Motorbash had a brief encounter with one of the 1.3L diesel Rio test mules in Pune. The Rio is currently sold with an ancient 1.5L diesel engine that used to persuade forward cars such as the Maruti Zen in the 1990's. A 1.2L petrol
This is the true litmus test of any car. The Premier Rio+ may be aesthetically pleasing and has simple and basic interior. But it needs good drivability within city and on the highway for customers to adopt it. Although the demands may sound simple, it
The Premier Rio+ now looks chic and stylish from the outside. But is it the same story on the inside? Is the build quality right for the Indian conditions? How good is the quality of plastics? Is it spacious enough to accommodate an average family with
Over the years, the Indian automotive market has matured from small hatchbacks to entry sedans to C+ sedans. This year, the focus of the manufacturers will be on two key segments –Compact Sedans and Compact SUVs. Maruti Suzuki recently launched their
When Premier launched the Rio in late 2009, they had the idea bang on - A small cheap SUV to tackle potholes and provide good cargo space for daily commutes. Unfortunately, they failed to capitalize on the idea because the product was not-so bang on.
Do you know about a little known compact SUV called the Premier Rio? If you don’t, no need to worry as many people are yet to see a sRio on the road. Basically the Rio is a rebadged Zotye Nomad which is imported in form of CKD from China and sold in
Back in late 2009, Premier launched its mini SUV Rio in India and with limited dealers, lack of a BS4 variant and brand visibility, its no surprise that Rio has not found too many homes. To pep things up, Premier is working on a facelifted edition of
Goa On Wheels has carried photographs and details of the refreshed Premier Rio with beige interiors from a showroom. There's no change to the mechanical setup, the 1.3-liter Multi-jet BS4 engine transplant has not yet taken place suggesting that a festive