Kia entered the budget-sedan segment with the Pegas. The Kia Pegas is an entry subcompact sedan (B-segment) manufactured in China by the Dongfeng Yueda Kia joint venture. It is based on the Kia Rio sedan.
The Kia Pegas is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 138 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. It is available with either a manual or automatic transmission. The Kia Pegas is available in both sedan and hatchback body styles. It has a spacious interior for a subcompact car. It has 13.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and 41.0 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down. The Pegas also has a number of features that make it comfortable, such as air conditioning, power windows and locks, and a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system.