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One of the common criticisms leveled at auto writers is: "Why do you always have to review the most expensive model of every car?" The answer is pretty simple. The manufacturers ... Read more
The Detroit News's view
If you're a buyer whose limited budget has forced you to shop used-car lots for basic transportation, Kia hopes its Korean-built Rio, with a base price of $8,895, will get you ... Read more
The temptation is to say nice things about the sedan. But that would be wrong. The Rio is a bad little car. That's bad as in the use of the cheapest materials, such as the ... Read more
Most reliable car I have ever owned.
Good enough car for commuting. Thrifty in the city, but in highway, over 65 miles/hr., it gulps like a big car. Seats 4 medium size people comfortably. Read full review
Kia Rio 2001 2nd most reliable car & bought used!
Kia Rio 2001 2nd most reliable car & I bought it used in 2010! Most reliable, fun-to-drive, great power-to-weight ratio, car was my first new car, a 1986 Mazda 323. This car wouldn't quit even after ... Read full review