For The Kia Rio feels impressively grown up for a supermini, thanks to its spacious, stylish interior. It’s good value, too.
Against Long gearing hampers flexibility and the car is nowhere near as comfortable or as agile as a Ford Fiesta.
The Kia Rio is a decent supermini that has value on its side. Anyone looking for a car of this type should give it a look.
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The Rio is worthy of comparison with the best cars in the supermini class. True, it’s not as fun to drive as a Fiesta, and it’s not as plush as a VW Polo, but it does impressively well on both fronts.
The Rio range has four engines to choose from, but our favourite of the ones we’ve driven so far is the 1.4-litre petrol. On the trim front, we’d recommend either 1 Air trim, which provides the basics plus air-conditioning, or 2 trim, which adds lots more luxury goodies at a reasonable price.
What can I say! The Wife LOVES this car, and I really like it too! Had it from new in July (nearly 7 months). Not sure why people think the Fiesta is…
I have recently purchased the new Kia Rio. I have had to wait almost 4 months for it all the way from korea, but it definately was worth the wait. I…
This is a great buy for the money. Loaded with kit, and in silver it looks great with those big machined alloys and dark rear tints. The LED running…
Definitely worth considering. While handling and road-holding are reasonable rather than exceptional, the car is extremely good looking and is well…
While this 1.25 petrol isn’t a tower of power, the Kia Rio 1.25 1 Air represents the best value for money, and the engine we’d go for. 1 Air trim gives you most of what you need, including air-con, but without costing as much as a 2 trimmed car.