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Great Gas Mileage. Priced to high.
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By larrytauch
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2012 Kia Rio Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)


Review

The New KIA RIO is a eye catcher. We averaged 37 MPG around our Town. On the Highway we got 42.3 MPG, and it wasn't a Hybrid. Front Passenger Seat is mounted to low. Drivers Seat was fine with manual height adjustment. If you need Power leave the ECO button off. If you want Great Gas Mileage leave the ECO button engaged! We have had our KIA RIO LX Sedan for 21 mths. Parts are mostly only available at the Dealer! Parts are very expensive!


Best Features

Appearance, and MPG 38 City, 42.3 Highway!


Worst Features

Put a height adjuster on Passenger side.


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Dont trust Kia
4 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By jr66
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2012 Kia Rio Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)


Review

With the release of downgraded MPG ratings, this vehicle is not worth the price. The electronics in the car are cheap. Interior panels are showing wear after less than 7000 miles. My car is two shades of red with panels not matching.


Best Features

It was supposed to be the mileage, fooled me!


Worst Features

The Dash MPG indicator needs new calibration it currently matches the inflated ratings. Needs a spare tire instead of the goo kit


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This is really just an update
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By talanj
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2012 Kia Rio Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)


Review

I've have a 2012 sedan and I was getting around 32 mpg. I've now got about 12k miles on the car in 6 months. I've had 1 minor issue. At about 11.5k mile the CE light came on. I took it to the dealer and they said it needed a software update. That did fix the CE. I've gone through a couple tanks of gas since and It does seem that my MPG is up a few miles per gallon. All and all it's a nice little car, looks good and cruises along pretty good.


Best Features

MP3,Iphone connector, power everything


Worst Features

To me the slope of the back of the car created some blind spots when changing lanes.


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Like the car but gas mileage is not there
3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By talanj
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Vehicle

2012 Kia Rio Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)


Review

Good little car. Great features. Good price. Good warranty. Good dealer service. Car scoots along good on the highway. By far the best looking car in the class.


Best Features

steering wheel controls, sat radio, mp3 radio input


Worst Features

I commute 100 miles round trip every day over 80 on the highway and I have been babying the throttle trying to get the best mileage and the best mileage I've ever got is 32 mpg. I doesn't matter what the computer says I've tracked every drop of gas ever put into it. I bought this car to save gas and it is just not quite what I expected. One other thing I've noticed is that on the highway cruising it seems the tranny shifts alot. I am guessing the 6 speed is just trying to bump up the revs but it seems excessive. Never had a 6 speed auto before so I'm not sure.


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