Can I swop my motor

Asked by Feb 21, 2016 at 02:52 AM about the 2009 Kia Rio Rio5 SX

Question type: Car Customization

Just wanting to know if I can put a different
motor in my 09 Kia Rio

3 Answers


What do you mean by different, your best bet is to install the same engine you are taking out. To install something different, it will be custom cost money and expect to run into issues. I'd find someone local to you who has done it before for help.


save yourself a lot of time and money and just google "Kia Rio burial grounds" where old Kias go to die-

Any motor swap is theoretically possible. How much moeny do you have or want to spend? I'd look in "tuner magazines" first for ideas. Perhaps there's a Kia Rio high perf motor already avainible?

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