Kia has introduced this week in Paris slightly revised versions of the Rio supermini and Venga small MPV.

Kia has introduced this week in Paris slightly revised versions of the Rio supermini and Venga small MPV.

First up, the Rio has received moderate updates to both bumpers along with restyled fog lights and a new interpretation of the tiger nose grille. It will be offered with three new alloy wheel designs, two fresh body paints and chrome surrounds for the air vents. Also on the inside, Kia is now adding DAB digital radio and a new seven-inch audio-video navigation system.

Engines are carried over but now these are all available with Kia's second generation ISG (idle stop & go) technology. There are four motors with output ranging from 75 to 109 HP (55 to 80 kW) working with a five- or six-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic.

As for the Venga, this one too has a different front grille, tweaked LED daytime running lights, a rear horizontal chrome trim between the taillights and new choices of 16 & 17-inch wheels. Inside it gets the aforementioned audio/video system, two new seat trims, an updated center stack fascia, darker metal trim and an optional heated steering wheel.

There aren't any modifications in the engine lineup as the Kia Venga facelift will be sold with the same six 1.4- and 1.6-liter gasoline & diesel engines outputting between 77 and 128 HP (57 and 94 kW). Available with the second-gen ISG system, these engines can work with a six-speed manual or an optional four-speed ‘box.

Both the 2015 Kia Rio and Venga facelifts are scheduled to go on sale in Europe early next year.

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Kia brings lightly updated Rio and Venga to Paris