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2007 Kia Rio Review

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Redesigned for 2006 along with its equivalent at Hyundai, the Accent, the subcompact Rio continues as one of the lowest (if not the lowest) priced cars sold in the U.S. Details on changes, if any, to the 2007 version were not available at the time of this writing. Available as either a sedan or hatchback in base and LX models, the revised Rio is longer, wider, and taller than before, affording added backseat legroom, increased shoulder clearance, and more available headroom. Its trunk capacity is 27 percent larger than before. A black mesh grille and swept-back headlamps highlight a variety of styling updates. Under the hood, a new 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine with CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing) delivers 110 horsepower. It can be teamed with either a five-speed manual gearbox, or a four-speed automatic. Power rack-and-pinion steering and four-wheel-disc brakes are standard, as are six airbags, including front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, and roof-mounted front/rear side curtain airbags. Anti-lock brakes are optional. While the base model is fairly unadorned, the LX version adds a CD stereo, and offers a Power Package that includes power locks, mirrors, and windows, keyless entry, and heated mirrors.

 

Review: 2006 Kia Rio/Rio5

 

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Saturday, February 13, 2016
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Get the right options and model and this car is a standout.

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My 2012 Rio SX is everything I need, sporty with 17" wheels, navigation, heated leather seats and nearly 40 mpg. Equipping this car right turns it from an econobox to a small but extraordinarily roomy road... + More »
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
2016 Kia Rio 4-Door Sedan Manual LX

Very happy with the car!

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I've had my 2015 Rio LX+ with the 6-speed manual and have driven it more than 20k Km. I really enjoy driving it. I'm very happy with it's overall performance which I consider FUN. Wish the passenger seat is... + More »
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Saturday, December 26, 2015
2016 Kia Rio 4-Door Sedan Manual LX

no air conditioning .. no arm rest.. no blue tooth

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I have power windows.. power door locks.. electric and heated side mirrors ...anti patinage... am fm cd mp3 sirus radio.. radio controls on steering wheel ..4 disc brake.. abs.. electric steering wheel .. 2... + More »
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