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Kia Rio Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Kia Rio Reviews

The Kia Rio is a 4-door hatchback, sedan offered in a 4dr Sdn Auto SX, 5dr HB Auto SX, 5dr HB Auto LX, 4dr Sdn Auto EX, 5dr HB Man LX, 4dr Sdn Auto LX, 5dr HB Auto EX and 4dr Sdn Man LX. The powertrains include 1.6-liter 4 (138 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 28 mpg city to 36 mpg highway. The Rio sedan EX 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Chevrolet Sonic.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012

Reviewed Kia Rios from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2012 Kia Rio sedan EX 4-cyl
  • 2006 Kia Rio hatchback Rio5 SX 4-cyl MT

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