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2004 Kia Rio Sedan

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I'm in love
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By Pebblz
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2004 Kia Rio Sedan 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 5M)


Review

This car is exceptional for the price paid and the warranty that goes with it.


Favorite Features

Easy to handle with a sporty feel. Large trunk capacity for marathon shopping trips.


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Good car for price
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By Bill Schwalbach
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2004 Kia Rio Sedan 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 5M)


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The car costs just under 10,000. I use it almost completly on the highway, and I have been getting on average 40 mpg. Not the most powerful car, but it will get up to highway speeds just as well as any other car with a 4 cylinder engine. The interior has plenty of little things that don't seem to matter until you have them. It has cup holders you can actually use for more than a can. I'm 6'2" and I fit comfortably inside the car without hitting my head. The gearshift could be set a little farther back though. I have to move my leg when shifting in the low gears. Overall, for the price, and for the amount I save on fuel, it is a great car for the money.


Favorite Features

Cup holders that actually work. The headlights automatically shut off when the key is turned off. Very roomy trunk for size of car. Large map/CD holders in side of doors.


Suggested Improvements

Radio should be standard. Shifts kind of hard when cold. Running lights stay on instead of turning off with the headlamps. Engine is kind of loud at highway speeds.


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Just so you know
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By pixiewannabe
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2004 Kia Rio Sedan 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 5M)


Review

For the cost, I love this car, it does what I need it to do, get me to and from places.


Favorite Features

I love the color, and it is easy to shift


Suggested Improvements

it is a little tight to fit 3 people in the back, more room please


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My four day Kia
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By lellee
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2004 Kia Rio Sedan 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 4A)


Review

I bought a new 2004 bright red Kia Rio about a week ago. Four days after i bought it, it stopped working. it has been in the shop evesince... they cannot figure out what is wrong and they have to contact the company bc they believe there will be more problems on other kias like mine...some parts of the car are cheapy looking plastic but overall it is a nice car. other than the major problems ive had, i love the car... when i get to drive it!


Favorite Features

CD player, arm rest, adjustable seat


Suggested Improvements

acceleration is a bit slow at the beginging... gas tank is only 11 gallons


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excellent car
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By baida63
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2004 Kia Rio Sedan 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I really thing this vehicle is a good buy. It is inexpensive and really stretches your dollar. It rides smoother than my fathers much more expensive car. For what you pay you get a lot.


Favorite Features

I guess my favorite thing is that it is small and once you're going pretty fast you can just zip around on the road.


Suggested Improvements

a little quicker pick up - but even that is pretty good.


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