Kia Rio

2016 Kia Software Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 29, 2016


CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2016 Kia Sorento 2016 Kia Rio 2016 Kia Soul 2016 Kia Sedona The problem: The infotainment system software has a glitch and needs to be updated. See More Service Bulletins Corrective action: Dealers… Read More

2016 Kia Software Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 29, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2016 Kia Sorento 2016 Kia Rio 2016 Kia Soul 2016 Kia Sedona The problem: The infotainment system software has a glitch and needs to be updated. See More Service Bulletins Corrective action: Dealers… Read More

2004-2013 Kia Models Corrosion Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 5, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2010 Kia Soul 2011 Kia Soul 2012 Kia Soul 2013 Kia Soul 2004 Kia Spectra 2005 Kia Spectra 2006 Kia Spectra 2007 Kia Spectra 2008 Kia Spectra 2009 Kia Spectra 2006 Kia Optima… Read More

Study: Women Value Price, Practicality Over Performance, Prestige

By Matt Schmitz on December 22, 2015

Setting aside any debate over the validity — or perhaps lack thereof — of gender roles in society, men and women by some measures have been shown to value different attributes while car shopping. Men prize performance and prestige, while… Read More

2016 Kia Rio Video

By Jennifer Geiger on February 17, 2015

Kia gave its subcompact car a visual update for 2016. Outside, sedan and hatchback versions of the Rio get a more polished face, says Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays. Inside, the changes are also minor and include a revised control panel.… Read More

Small Changes Add Up With the 2016 Kia Rio (31 Photos)

By Joe Bruzek on February 13, 2015

The redesigned 2016 Kia Rio quietly debuted at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show with a few interior and exterior changes and just a passing mention in Kia's press conference. While subtle, new front and rear styling provide the subcompact Rio… Read More

2016 Kia Rio: First Look

By Jennifer Geiger on February 12, 2015

Competes with: Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Chevrolet Sonic, Toyota Yaris Looks like: Rio gets a dose of style with a restyled, more dramatic looking face Drivetrain: 138-hp, 1.6-liter four-cylinder; six-speed manual and six-speed automatic Hits dealerships: Early this year More… Read More

What's the Most Affordable Car in 2014?

By David Thomas on July 21, 2014

  Shoppers may face legitimate sticker shock when they're shopping for a new car. TV and radio advertisements may lead them to believe that new cars all get at least 35 mpg for less than $15,000, but the price of… Read More

What Hyundai-Kia's Latest Strike Means to Car Shoppers

By Kelsey Mays on August 14, 2013

Hyundai-Kia's troubled home-turf labor relations continue. The latest chapter has Korean labor unions voting to strike over wage and benefit disputes with the South Korean automaker. The result could mean a production stoppage in its home country. Hyundai-Kia, which together… Read More

2014 Kia Forte Koup at the 2013 New York Auto Show

By David Thomas on March 27, 2013

Competes with: Honda Civic Si, VW GTI, Hyundai Veloster Turbo Looks like: Kia's design language doesn't work on every body style Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive with either 173-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission or 201-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder, six-speed manual… Read More

Kia to Unveil Crossover Concept, Superman Car at 2013 Chicago Auto Show

By Matt Schmitz on January 30, 2013

Kia's showing in Chicago next week will be a mix of concept, in the Kia Cross GT, and just plain conceptual, in its Superman-inspired Optima Hybrid. Both cars are set to be unveiled at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, which… Read More