10 reviews
2006 Kia Rio
2006 Kia Rio
Available Price Range $870-$7,470 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 33 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2006 Kia Rio

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat space and comfort

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2006
  • Enlarged dimensions
  • 110-hp, 1.6-liter four-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • Six standard airbags


Our Expert Reviews

The low end of the new-car market has come a long way in the past few decades, and nothing testifies to that better than the 2006 Kia Rio.Built in South Korea and sold through Kia's 640 U.S. dealers, the new Rio sedan (and Rio5 hatchback wagon) arrived in August. It became, with a sticker price on the base model of $10,570, the cheapest car offering six air bags -- two in front, two on the... Read full review for the 2006 Kia Rio

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Son's loss/my gain

by Cargazer from Henderson, GA on March 15, 2013

Bought 2006 Rio with 26k miles. Only paid $5300 for it. Knew NOTHING about a Rio, but my son needed a newer car than his 1969 VW. Well, he wanted to keep driving the Bug so I inherited my own vehicle.... Read Full Review


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