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2018 Kia Rio


City 28 - 29 MPG Hwy 37 MPG

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Overall Rating:
4.5 (out of 5)
Value 4.5
Exterior 4.5
Interior 4.5
Comfort 4.5
Performance 4.5
Reliability 4.4
Multiple electrical problems after only a year

by Jenmc from Alexandria VA | November 15, 2019

Acceleration issues (slow to pick up after starting), beeps at me when it’s cold. Radio screen completely died after 1 year of use and I’m having a lot of other problems such as: car dying/locking me out from starting it randomly, interior controls not working, lights on the dash that are inaccurate, etc... it seems there’s a major electrical or control board issue on a car that’s only a year old. 11K miles. Sure it’s under warranty and covered but I’ve wasted so much of my time on this stupid car!

Terrible accelliration

by Agrivated from Union city | October 29, 2019

Terrible accelloration. Almost hit in the back of the car. Can change lanes fast enough. Pulls off from stop signs and red lights too slow. Cheap car. I should have stuck with nissan

Most Exciting Car to Drive - EVER!

by PhDad from Front Royal, VA | October 12, 2019

The 2016 Kia Rio is an excellent commuter car and gets amazing gas mileage. It maneuvers well and has a great acceleration for a four-cylinder vehicle. It also brakes quickly and moves effortlessly along the highway or a winding road. This is because the car is a canoli! Made out of lightweight materials and with a body of almost exclusively plastic, this fast food hamburger container lifts off on a gusty day and can be put back together with the ease of a Lego Castle when it falls apart. The skip plate is gone, and the bumper was hanging by two clips - not screws, but clips - when we accidentally nudged our plastic trash can in the carport this morning. Trash can versus automobile? Well, the trash can was fine, and we found our ENTIRE BUMPER on the floor of the carport. No worries! Since none of the parts are kept together by screws or bolts, nothing was broken! We just inserted tabs A through T into corresponding slots and it snapped right back on! I strongly recommend this vehicle to anyone interested in driving around a Power Wheels that can go zero to sixty in under twelve minutes and flies like the wind - I mean WITH the wind. Just be careful on the freeway, or you will find yourself a crumpled hamburger container on the side of the road with many many tabs to place in corresponding slots.

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2018 Kia Rio Overview

The 2018 Kia Rio is a subcompact car that comes as a 4-door sedan or a 5-door hatchback. It is powered by a standard 130-hp, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a continuously variable automatic transmission. This year, it has been redesigned.

Both bodystyles have the same three trims: the LX, S, and EX.

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