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2006 Kia Rio LXReview
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When Your Larger Vehicle Is Too Expensive For Gas Thats Where This Car Comes In. — It's a nice alternative when gas prices went crazy. Decent room in the front seats. Very impressive trunk space on such a small car. Has a little higher ground clearance then most cars in its class which makes it quite impressive for driving in snow or flooded roads.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Nice and compact can make a u-turn in the k-turn test stall.. Fits nicely in the trunk of my Cuda. Decent economy car.

Cons: When you are use to a big car, minivan or pickup it a little harder getting into and out of such a small car so low to the ground. A little more head room would be nice.

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2006 Kia Rio BaseReview
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I Like It! — For a first car, in my case, it is perfect! It looks great, it's unexpencive and it do not drink alot of gaz to go to school. It is not a race car, but insurance are not high as well.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I am a student !

Cons: none!

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2006 Kia RioReview
Bob writes:
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I Would Buy A Good New One Except For The New Rear Window Design Blocks View. — Road noise, This a Hyundai with some design changes, Good Value, Keep oil changed early. gas mileage avg 8L per 100 kms combined, accel...good, braking good, handling- it surprises me. front wheel bearing but that is limited. A zoom zoom with better fuel economy. Fun because it can out manoeuver Acuras.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun and economical good warranty repairs

Cons: Have not found any really bad things about this car.

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2006 Kia RioReview
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One Of The Most Important Thing In Kia — the most fantastic thing in my car .. not all the models.. is the plastic black border ..that protect it and other cars and don't require to repairm it every small incident In general it fits our street in syria and its size is so resonable I recomend it to every one

Pros: the plastic black borders

Cons: the reticular shape of the radiator cover

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2006 Kia Rio LXReview
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Perfect — Small yet comfortable, easy handling, good millage per galon. Beautiful color. Many safety features.

Pros: Reliable, comfortable

Cons: None

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2006 Kia Rio BaseReview
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It's A Well Rounded Cheap Way Of Decent Transportation. — i haven't got to drive it enough to write up a full review like the one i'd prefer to so i'll get back to ya when i do ;)

Pros: awsome on gas, good handling, decent apperence.

Cons: economy car build quality, may be to small for some

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2006 Kia Rio LXReview
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Awesome Inexpensive Car — This car is great for someone who doesnt have a lot of money and needs reliable transportation. This car has all kinds of features such as heated mirrors and seats as well as a awesome sound system. There is a lot of headroom. I am over 6'1 and have problems getting in and out. This car has a sporty look to it as well. It can be a little underpowered at times but overall I would suggest this car to anyone who needs a small inexpensive and reliable form of transportation.

Pros: Great Styling
Good Sound System
Lots of Headroom
Sporty Looks
Decent Handling
Lots of places for your trinkets
Heated Seats
Heated Mirrors
Great Quality
INEXPENSIVE
Great Gas Mileage

Cons: Engine Underpowered at times
No trunk release on key chain
No cup holders in the back
poor leg room in the back

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2006 Kia Rio LXReview
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For The Price, There Wasn't A Better Car On The Market — This Rio, loaded to the gills rang in a full $5000 less that a basic Honda Fit... And could drive circles around it. With a set of 16x6.5" wheels with 205/45/16's on them, this car could corner phenomenally. It would start in any temperature, do about 650 km to a tank (45l) and was actually pretty fun to drive. Had it not been for the consistently horrible service that I had received at *EVERY* Kia dealership including the one where it was purchased I would have kept this car.

Pros: Price, handling, looks, features

Cons: The dealerships, short clutch life expectancy (though mine had no problems)

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2006 Kia Rio LX Review
Julian says:
vs2006 Mazda MAZDA3 i Touring
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Would Buy Ranked 2006 Mazda MAZDA3 i Touring better.
"More responsive"

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2021 Kia Rio Reviews

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I think that its a good gas saving car with lots of room. Read More

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Good features, good value, not sure if it is missing anything Read More

2020 Kia Rio Reviews

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It’s a bit hard to keep steady on the highway either because it’s a light car or it’s a bit taller. Other than that it’s a fun, peppy car with lots of extras!!! Read More

Review By Charmettia

The features are decent. The value of the car is excellent for the price with awesome fuel mileage. However, I gave it a 4 stars because of the cheap quality tires. The interior is more stylish in ... Read More

2019 Kia Rio Reviews

Review By Tyhorror

This car goes for a good price and drives smoothly!! Read More

Review By Guru9DLCM9

Flat, clunky, with a roofline that banged me in the head as I got in the car and then banged me on the top f my head when I sat in the driver’s seat. C’mon, I’m only 6’ tall, not 6’5”! Inside it reeks... Read More

2018 Kia Rio Reviews

Review By GuruZJHXP

Great features for the money. A lot more roomy on the interior than it seems. Read More

2017 Kia Rio Reviews

Review By EAST

decent car ,good gas mileage . bluetooth !!. great choice Read More

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