Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Kia Rio News

 
Minicars Cars Are Mega-Hot, But Only One Passes Tougher IIHS Crash Test

Minicars Cars Are Mega-Hot, But Only One Passes Tougher IIHS Crash Test

Minicars are big business nowadays. That's often because they earn good gas mileage -- nothing to sneeze at, given today's increasingly higher fuel prices. They're also easy to maneuver and park, which is a nice bonus for urban dwellers. What most minicars don't do well, however, is protect their... read more

January 22, 2014 by  -
 
2008 Kia Rio

2006-2008 Kia Rio: Recall Alert

Kia is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2006 to 2008 model year Rio small cars over concerns about a potential airbag problem. A notice on the National Highway... read more June 5, 2012 by 


 
2013 Kia Rio 5-door

2013 Kia Rio: Green Light For Fuel-Saving Stop-Start Option

The 2012 Kia Rio and 2012 Kia Soul models had been poised to be eco-tech trailblazers, as the first affordable mass-market models in the U.S. to offer stop-start, which... read more May 4, 2012 by  5


 
2012 Kia Rio EX

2012 Kia Rio Video Road Test

The Kia Rio has never been a stand-out competitor in the subcompact class, but Kia is looking to change all that. With aggressive new styling, the Rio has been upgraded into... read more April 30, 2012 by 


 
2012 Kia Rio EX

2012 Kia Rio EX, 2012 Honda Fit Earn Top Subcompact Rankings

If you're shopping for a subcompact ride -- and based on yesterday's news, many of you are -- pay close attention to the 2012 Kia Rio EX and the 2012 Honda Fit. After a... read more March 23, 2012 by 


 
2012 Kia Rio SX

Best Car To Buy 2012 Nominees: Rio, Evoque, Mazda3, Mazda5, C-Class

Monday's the big day--when High Gear Media names the winners of our three Best Car To Buy 2012 awards. While MotorAuthority mulls over the likes of the Benz SLS AMG, and... read more November 23, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Kia Rio

2012 Kia Rio Sedan Priced From $14,150

Last month we told you how much the new Kia Rio hatchback would cost, and now Kia has priced the all-new 2012 Rio sedan. Starting at just $14,150 (including a $750... read more October 25, 2011 by  3


 
2012 Kia Rio Hatchback

2012 Kia Rio 5-Door Priced From $14,350

The 2012 Kia Rio is entirely new from the ground up, and somehow Kia found a way to shave more than a few dollars off the starting price of its subcompact hatchback. Last... read more September 27, 2011 by  4


 
2012 Ford Focus

Hot Hatchbacks Attract Buyers…Again

For years the lowly hatchback languished, derided by many as a cheapo, low-content ride with no power and little style. In short, hatchbacks were considered not-for-me... read more July 13, 2011 by 


 
2012 Chevrolet Sonic. Photo by Joe Nuxoll

New Small Cars: 2012 Chevy Sonic, Nissan Versa, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio

With Chevrolet announcing the starting price for the all-new 2012 Chevy Sonic subcompact car last week, this is just the beginning of the story. The good news for consumers... read more June 20, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Ford Edge

It's Official: SUVs Are Safer Than Cars (Well, Mostly)

If you drive an SUV, you know that part of their allure is the feeling of safety they provide. Even compact SUVs can seem studier than their shorter, svelter car cousins. But... read more June 9, 2011 by  5


 
2012 Kia Rio Hatchback

Five 2012 Green Family Cars from the New York Auto Show

Let’s face it. Even if you feel you need to trade in or downsize to a less expensive car, you still are loathe to give up what you’ve become accustomed to in the... read more April 25, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Kia Rio Sedan

2012 Kia Rio: 2011 New York Auto Show

The 2012 Kia Rio makes its debut today at the 2011 New York Auto Show, in both four-door sedan and five-door hatchback form. The Rio and Rio5 are part of the wave of 40-mpg... read more April 21, 2011 by  1


 
2010 Hyundai Azera 4-door Sedan Limited Angular Front Exterior View

Five Cars That Lose Value Fast

  Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have made giant strides in recent years.  Some of their 2010 and 2011 cars are among the best they've ever made, and are rated near the... read more August 9, 2010 by  1


 
2009 Nissan Versa 5dr HB Auto S Front Exterior View

Frugal Shopper: Five Most Miserly Models

Run all the numbers for overall ownership costs—including depreciation, insurance, repairs, maintenance, and the like—and you'll almost always find that holding on to... read more March 19, 2010 by  10


 
2009 Smart fortwo

New Study: Minicars Ranked By Fender-Bender Repair Bill

If you live in a crowded urban environment, you understand the value of minicars. No, they can't haul sheetrock, and trips to the grocery store become more like social calls... read more June 11, 2009 by  1


 
Advertisement
Advertisement

 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.