7 reviews
2004 Kia Rio
2004 Kia Rio
Available Price Range $1,424-$5,268 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 29 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2004 Kia Rio

Our Take

Introduced to the United States in July 2000, the South Korean-built Kia Rio sedan was touted as the lowest-priced car on the American market. Kia also launched a Rio Cinco wagon companion shortly before the 2002 model year began. Both subcompact body styles were redesigned and gained some welcom... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Performance with automatic
  • Resale value
  • Backseat space
  • Side-impact crash-test rating

Notable Features

  • 104-hp engine
  • Manual or automatic
  • Sedan and wagon body styles
  • Subcompact dimensions


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 7 reviews

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Not bad for the money...

by Kia Owner from Columbia, SC on September 4, 2007

I bought a used Kia Rio when it was 3 years old and had 50k miles on it. The car doesnt have the best pickup, but it is 4 cylinders. I drive a standard and have fully manual everything. No power windo... Read Full Review


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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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