2003 Kia Rio
    $9,665 - $11,165

    2003 Kia Rio Review Summaries

    What reviewers liked most about the Kia Rio

    • Impressive blend of economy, interior room and standard features.

      - Motor Trend
    • The power assisted rack-and-pinion steering provided plenty of feedback.

      - New Car Test Drive
    • Surprisingly peppy engine.

      - The Car Connection
    • The chassis felt tight. Hit a bump and the expected rattles weren't there.

      - USA Today

    What reviewers liked least about the Kia Rio

    • Over 75 mph, the Rio's engine serenades the driver with an incessant whine.

      - Edmunds.com
    • Front seats could use a bit more lumbar support.

      - The Car Connection
    • Tight squeeze in rear seat for three passengers.

      - The Detroit News
    • The gearbox was vague and rubbery.

      - USA Today

    Kia Rio Comparisons

    • For about what you'd pay for a five-year-old Civic, you can put a brand new Rio in your driveway.

      - Automobile
    • The Rio also offers a 9.2 cubic foot trunk...larger than the Audi TT and several other sporty cars.

      - The Auto Channel

    Best one-liner about the Kia Rio

    • You get what you pay for.

      - Automobile
    • The Rio is cute enough to be a Pokemon character...you want to hug this little car.

      - New Car Test Drive
    • Just because something is cheap doesn't mean it can't satisfy your basic needs.

      - The Detroit News
    • Hudson Kia

      36 Water St, Jersey City, NJ 14.8 miles from you
    • Hudson Kia

      271 Culver Ave, Jersey City, NJ 14.8 miles from you
    • Kia Enterprises

      111 Livingston St, Brooklyn, NY 18.1 miles from you
    • Freehold Kia

      4044 Us Highway 9, Freehold, NJ 20.4 miles from you

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