(2.8) 10 reviews
MSRP: $11$4,631
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 26
Engine: 96-hp, 1.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2001 Kia Rio


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Good Design = Exceptional Value and good handling

by 01KIADRIVER from North Shore, MA on April 4, 2008

04/04/2008 For a car of this size and price, this vehicle has a well designed suspension and is fun to drive. This car is not for racing, but accelerates nicely and remains in 5th gear during up and ... Read Full Review

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