For the performance i said almost amazing because ya its a four banger. My Rio has close to 80000 miles and I have replaced two coils, plugs, and have done regular maintenance oil changes etc. To view table with complete performance data and technical specifications including final drive and gear ratios, powertrain description, dimensions, accelerations chart etc. The interior is huge, as is the trunk. The South Korean automaker says its entry-level Rio has a sporty, substantial appearance. It was wider and taller than its predecessor. Now this roomy little car is better than ever.
You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. The impact was strong and quick. The 2007 Kia Rio was not even on my radar, but my wife was tired of the land yhats, and wanted something smaller so that she would feel comfortable driving it, combined with the surging gas prices I caved and we bought it back in July. Despite short seat bottoms, the front seats are rather comfortable. Under the hood, a new 1.
The materials quality is generally above average, though a few of the plastics aren't up to Honda levels. And Rio comes standard with six airbags, a normally associated with expensive luxury cars, not subcompacts. Gas mileage is from 31-37. A fold-down armrest is standard for the driver, but we'd prefer a more traditional center console box that provides this feature for both front occupants along with handy storage space. We also ate at a drive-inn with the radio going and it died quickly.
Although the Rio is more powerful than most of its competitors, its acceleration with the automatic is slightly subpar. It can be teamed with either a five-speed manual gearbox, or a four-speed automatic. Otherwise it is perfect for what we need. Exterior Features Front Fog Lamps Body-color manual remote mirrors Body-side moldings Auto-off clear-lens headlights. There's some increased body noise coming from the hatch area, and it's a bit squeaker overall than when new, but I think that for a budget car, it's been terrific. A black mesh grille and swept-back headlamps highlight a variety of styling updates. The Rio5 has a great safety package, decent fuel economy and an outstanding warranty, but offers several necessities only as options.
Redesigned for 2006 along with its equivalent at Hyundai, the Accent, the subcompact Rio continues as one of the lowest if not the lowest priced cars sold in the U. Even a shop couldn't charge you too much for the service. I have put 14k miles on the car since I bought it in July and other than oil changes and Tire rotations I have not had to do anything to this car other than gas and go. It was low-mile, with the I4 and a 5-speed ma always liked to row her own! All five seating positions get three-point belts. And Rio comes standard with six airbags, a safety feature normally associated with expensive luxury cars, not subcompacts.
It also comes with the same six airbags and other safety features found on all Rio models. Not The Best But Definately Not The Worse. The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited. The visibility is really astounding. Despite short seat bottoms, the front seats are rather comfortable. The vehicle of the driver who rear-ended me had to be towed as it received severe front-end damage.
Shifting the manual gearbox is enjoyable, thanks to the precise gates and smooth clutch. If money is not the real issue, I would buy a honda. Rio has also been recognized as one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the market by both the Environmental Protection Agency and by J. The Fit, a hatchback, has 21. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. This is by far the most feul efficient car we have had in my family. Safety Seat-mounted side-impact airbags, side curtain airbags and front seat belt pretensioners are standard.
The acceleration and brakes are sensitive, but the brakes work super incredibly well and the acceleration is really slow. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Vehicle Options 2 front 12V pwr outlets 2 front cupholders 3 rear 3-point. Base models are available only with the manual transmission. Small and compact so I can get through ight spaces. That's no bad thing, as both are state-of-the-art small cars.
All-disc antilock brakes are optional. The Kia Rio5 comes in one trim and is the wagon counterpart to the sedan. The only bad thing about ours is that we drive it so much in the country in winter, that the tires spin a lot and we are reguired to replace then every so often. And Rio comes standard with six airbags, a safety feature normally associated with expensive luxury cars, not subcompacts. Primary Use: Commuting to work Kia Rio — I like the acceleration, braking and handling, has a nice interior style, low mileage and on time maintenance, is a really fun to drive car, it's very low cost to ownership. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter.
Created with a European-inspired exterior, the Rio features a black mesh grille and swept-back headlights. Either way, the engine gets noisy under full throttle but cruises quietly once up to freeway speeds. All belts replaced at 75k. Base models are available only with the manual transmission. Contact our sales department today to receive more information.