Does A Kia Rio Have A Timing Belt (Cambelt) Or A Chain?
Here is a list of timing belts and timing chains for a Kia Rio. Reference the model year with the corresponding engine to see if your car has a belt or a chain.
|Model Year||Engine||Belt / Chain|
|2000 - 2005 (DC)||1.3 L B3 I4 (petrol)||timing belt|
|1.5 L B5-DE||timing belt|
|1.6 L B6 I4||timing belt|
|2005 - 2011 (JB)||1.4 L I4||timing belt|
|1.6 L Alpha II||timing belt|
|1.5 L U-Line (diesel)||timing chain|
|2011 - 2017 (UB)||1.2 L Kappa I4||timing chain|
|1.4 L Gamma||timing chain|
|1.6 L Gamma GDI||timing chain|
|1.1 L U-Line I3 (turbodiesel)||timing chain|
|1.4 L U-Line (turbodiesel)||timing chain|
|2017 (YB)||1.0 L Kappa turbo-GDi I3||timing chain|
|1.2 L Kappa I4 MPi||timing chain|
|1.4 L Gamma I4 MPi||timing chain|
|1.4 L U-Line I4 TCi (WGT) (turbodiesel)||timing chain|
|1.6 L Gamma||timing chain|
Which models have a belt/chain?
From 2000 tp 2017, Kia Rio cars with the B3, B5 and B6 engines have a timing belt while the rest of them have a chain.