2005 Kia Rio Overview Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2005 Kia Rio and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2005 Rio featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.
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Review my only problem is the rack and pionion (spell check) is having to be redone thank god my dad is a mechanic..but no one can make the 2 lines that the new one doesnt come with..i love this car besides the frustration of getting it fixed. its my only car so its nerve racking...i had a ford taurus and that was a big NO NO...i have spent over 7,000 dollars on it in 3 years..dont buy a taurus..im hoping the kia doesnt need anything else cause im broke.. :( i have replaced a few things but because i wanted to..
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Available Kia Rio 2005 Submodel Types: Sedan, Hatchback, Wagon
Available Trims: LX, EX, Base, SX, Rio5 LX, Cinco, Rio5 SX, S
Exterior Colors: Bright Silver, Clear White, Aurora Black, Signal Red, Urban Blue, Digital Yellow, Silky Silver, Black, Clear Silver Metallic, Midnight Black, Tropical Red, Electronic Blue, Phantom Gray, Sapphire Blue, Sapphire Blue Metallic, Cashmere Beige Metallic, Chestnut, Clear Silver, Platinum Graphite, Silver, Sunset Orange, Tropical Red Metallic, White, Blue, Classic Red, Polar Blue, Polar Blue Metallic, Steel Blue Metallic, Titanium
Interior Colors: Beige cloth, Black cloth, Gray cloth, Black premium cloth, Black Cloth cloth, Beige premium cloth, Black leather, Gray
Popular Features: Rear Bench Seats, Tire Pressure Warning, Aux Audio Inputs, USB Inputs, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Stability Control, Trip Computer, Bluetooth, Back-up camera, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Alarm, Leather Seats, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Heated seats, Navigation, Post-collision safety system, Pre-collision safety system, Sunroof/Moonroof