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2016 Kia Rio SLI Review

The Kia Rio was once the standard-setter in the segment. With a market that has moved on significantly, the Rio has a tough fight to win buyers over.

2016 Kia Rio Sport Review

Tim gets behind the wheel of one of the few remaining mainstream three-door hatches on the market...

2016 Kia Rio S Premium Review

Kia may be one of the local market's leading 'challenger' brands, but despite a recent facelift, the 2016 Kia Rio is behind the times...

2015 Kia Rio Si Speed Date

After seeing the little Kia Rio I knew I just had to take her somewhere special - and I knew just the place. We went on a delightful cruise to the Blue Mountains, just west of Sydney.

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Kia Rio Videos

2017 Kia Rio - 2016 Paris Motor Show

MORE: Rio news, reviews, videos and pricing MORE: all Kia news and reviews MORE: 2016 Paris motor show - what to expect...

Best Cars for P-Platers: We take a look at four of the best options for city driving

It's something you'll never forget. Getting your license and getting behind the wheel of your first car. There are so many options and for young drivers it can be overwhelming. We asked a group of L-Platers and P-Platers, doing a Driver Dynamics training day, to give us their thoughts on 4 small cars.

2013 Kia Rio Video Review

CarAdvice tests the all-new Rio city car that's a significant step forward over its predecessor.

Kia Rio Video Review

CarAdvice tests the all-new Rio city car that's a significant step forward over its predecessor.

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Kia Rio Comparisons

Kia Rio v Toyota Yaris : Comparison review

Buying a light car on an extreme budget is something that thousands of buyers do every year in Australia, and here we’ve assembled two of the picks of the crop to see which value-focused five-door hatchback deserves your dollar. The just-updated 2015 Kia Rio S has seen a range of changes inside and out – revised bumpers, a new-look grille and a re-trimmed interior being the chief talking points...

Light car comparison: Renault Clio v Ford Fiesta v Kia Rio v Volkswagen Polo

Four of the best city lights shine over a combined 2500km...

Kia Rio News

Kia Rio GT, SUV spinoff could be on the cards

Kia is examining the possibility of a performance variant and SUV offshoot of the recently revealed 2017 Rio range, with at least the latter a very real possibility. Speaking to CarAdvice at last week’s Paris motor show, Kia Motors Europe’s chief operating officer, Michael Cole, said that while there are no plans for the hot hatch Kia Rio GT for the moment, a styling-focused GT Line model will likely start the process first...

2017 Kia Rio gets Australian suspension upgrade

The all-new 2017 Kia Rio has gained a suspension upgrade for the Australian market thanks to the brand’s local tuning expertise and insistence on delivering a car fit for the market. Kia Motors had initially given Australian-specified Rios a more basic suspension damper setup but Kia Australia pressured the factory to equip the Rio with its RS dampers, which allow for better tuning...

2017 Kia Rio details: three variants, 1.4-litre only at launch; 1.0 turbo to follow

Initial Australian specifications for the all-new 2017 Kia Rio range have been confirmed today, including drivetrain and variant line-up, before it launches here in early 2017. With the fourth-generation Kia Rio having officially launched at the Paris Motor show today, Kia Australia has confirmed that it will initially take one engine and three variants of the model before additional variants of the South Korean company’s new light car launch by the middle of next year...

2017 Kia Rio detailed ahead of Paris premiere

Key details of the new 2017 Kia Rio have been revealed for the European market, giving an indication of what we can expect when the new hatch arrives Down Under early next year. The all-new Rio was first revealed a fortnight ago, adopting a more premium, less cutesy look than its predecessor...

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Kia Rio Owner Reviews

2012 Kia Rio S Review

I did not expect to buy a Kia Rio. I went looking for a new Honda Jazz and, even though I liked the Jazz, the Rio presented much better value for money. I have a 5-door in Urban Blue with a six speed manual transmission and a few extras. This is a fun and value packed little car. I drive to work every day through traffic so fuel economy is important to me...

2015 Kia Rio S Review

Spent a lot of time recently researching small cars looking for something for my daughter to buy. Started out looking at second hand Mazda 2 or similar but soon found that if you wanted 6 airbags and stability control you would need to spend more than her 10K budget...

2012 Kia Rio S Review

We bought this Rio on the advertisement and TV ads, plus being car of the year, how it won, don't know, the interior is good, the design is good, the mechanicals, rubbish, as are most dealerships, I have a dealer just 800 meters from our home, but I travel nearly 20 kilometres to a dealership which does a good, honest service, Dandenong Kia...

2014 Kia Rio Si Review

I only give this car a 7.5 overall rating Performance is brilliant but economy is shocking for a 1.6 li even if it is a auto one should obtain better than 10 li per 100kmI am a older careful driver (76) but I am not a slow coach...

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