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2017 Kia Rio SLi review

Kia's flagship small car is approaching premium territory, at least in terms of price. Can it play with the big boys at the higher end of the light car segment?

2017 Kia Rio Si review

The all-new 2017 Kia Rio Si picks up where its predecessor left off, but a dated powertrain and transmission combo spoil what is otherwise a very solid package.

2017 Kia Rio review

The fourth-generation Kia Rio presents an excellent value-for-money argument, but it's let down by its drivetrain.

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.

2015 Kia Rio S Premium Review

The updated 2015 Kia Rio has arrived. We test the new S Premium version.

Best Cars for P-Platers: city car options

Learning to drive is one of the most eagerly anticipated rites of passage for any young adult. Freedom, fun and adventure are all finally within reach and getting the keys to your first car is something you’ll never forget. Choosing the right first car is vital. The statistics are scary: P-platers are the highest risk group when it comes to road crashes, particularly in the first six months...

Kia Rio Review

Kia's city car has always been popular but now it has more to offer than just a low price tag.

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...

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