2006 Kia Rio 1.6L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - Better than expected
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2006 Kia Rio - Consumer Review

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LX Sedan (1.6L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Better than expected
By jequines on

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2006 Kia Rio LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 5M)

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Bought second hand for my wife and she loves it, I sorta like it. Has heated front seats which was surprising for a car like a rio. Gas mileage is excellent performance is adequate and comfort is adequate also. I was expecting this car to be horrible but she loved it so we got it. It has 60,000kms on it now with only 2 problems, spark plugs died at 40,000km no big deal, but timing belt slipped around the same time and had to be replaced for $800 not under warranty! Metal body is poor quality every stone chip begins rusting immediately unlike domestic galvanized cars. Overall I would buy again(for the wife).

Favorite Features

Heated front seats!!!!

Suggested Improvements

Better paint and sheet metal, I am preparing for this car to dissolve in the rain one day.
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