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5 out of 5 stars

Unbelievable value

Mr. Vic, 04/20/2020
updated 04/21/2021
2016 Kia Rio LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)
16 of 16 people found this review helpful

I've had this car for 3 years now. I bought it new for $11,250. I get 30 around town and about 38 on the highway. I just replaced the back brakes and rotors at 43,000 miles otherwise I've had no issues with this car. It may very well be the best dollar for dollar car I've bought. I sold the car with about 70,000 miles on it. One right rear shock that was making noise that Kia replaced for free and the plastic shield under the oil filter came loose (probably a techs fault) that Kia also replace for free. I sold it on FB in 10 minutes. I loved this car and I'll miss it, I just needed a truck and got a great deal.

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4 out of 5 stars

Sporty looking, sub compact car

Kendall , 04/22/2020
2016 Kia Rio SX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
10 of 10 people found this review helpful

I just got a 2016 rio sx and I’m more than happy with the car. The cabin is a little noisy, but it doesn’t bother me. It has pretty decent fuel economy and it handles very good. It’s a great looking car, I just complimented on how nice looking the car is a few moments ago. I’m very pleased with my purchase of this car.

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5 out of 5 stars

Ed and Marions get away car.

ed and marion s., 05/19/2016
2016 Kia Rio LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)
13 of 26 people found this review helpful

We are very pleased with our new car. We really had a nice experience at cowboy kia in conroe. Our sales person was very helpful in selecting the right car.

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3 out of 5 stars

2016 Kia Rio - Too Little, Too Much

gary knott, 06/17/2016
updated 12/19/2016
2016 Kia Rio LX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6M)
22 of 64 people found this review helpful

1. The electronic odemeter/etc. is too cluttered. I prefer one place for one "output", not "multi-use", and clairity. We need a separate "boxed" odemeter display, etc. Also there is a large gear-shift "suggestion" that needs to be tamed and put in a corner of the instrument display area, and I'd also like a notification of what gear I'm in, with the shift suggestion appearing as a smaller digit with an up or down arrow. 2. Tire pressure sensors are great, but tell me the actual pressures when I ask. Also, tell me real coolant temps, not just H/C. 3. An builtin outside temp and compass above the rear-view mirror would be nice. As would making the rear-view mirror wider. 4. I like having keyed doors and trunk. 5. The radio/clock etc panel similarly needs to be much less "multi-function". Provide a little real-estate for each output (time. radio frequency) and keep it there all the time. (time always, radio state when the radio is on, etc.) You can tell I'm an opinionated interface designer. 6. The car is a bit too noisy with respect to both engine and road noise. 7. you can hear the valves tapping when standing outside by the hood. 8. The acceleration is poor. 9. The car is long enough, but too narrow, widen it by 6 inches; each front passenger gets 3 more inches. 10. put rubber fill-in "cord" around the rear window. 11. The manual transmission shifts smoothly. 12. The AC controls have a weird automatic state when temp control is set to max "blue" that overrides all the other controls, recirc, etc. - Maybe give that state a separate notch on the temp control labeled MaxAC. 13. The radio needs a bit more DX (distance tuning ability.) 14. We want cruise-control with the manual trans. car! 14. The pillars and seat headrests and small rearview mirror make blindspots for cars coming alongside; this is hard to deal with.

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5 out of 5 stars

Still new to me

Gini Maddocks, 07/07/2016
2016 Kia Rio EX 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 6A)
4 of 28 people found this review helpful

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