Still, headroom is passable and foot space is adequate. All of these cars are smaller than market-dominating compacts like the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic, but many offer better fuel economy with little loss of interior space. Ride comfort and easy maneuverability head the list of Rio merits. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Although designed in South Korea, the Rio's European-influenced appearance imparts a sporty and youthful character into an entry-level automobile. Both a sedan and a Rio Cinco wagon were offered in the prior Rio generation. The wheel well openings have a sculpted design, and body-colored mirrors are installed.
Exterior Features Front Fog Lamps Body-color manual remote mirrors Body-side moldings Auto-off clear-lens headlights. The Rio features a 1. Either a four-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission can be installed. Considering the wagon also has six standard air bags and a lengthy warranty, writers are pleased with the overall package. For 2007, all Rio5s gain upgraded seat fabric, dashboard chrome accents and red stitching on the steering wheel, shift knob and door panels. Its transmission and Gas I4 1. With the seat folded, space increases to 49.
Cargo space in the Rio5 is less than bountiful, but visibility is unobstructed. Both cars are built on the same platform as Hyundai's. Helpful extras include a dashboard slot that can hold a parking ticket, plus a hook that can carry a purse. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. In addition, the hard rear seatback reclines too much for true comfort. The stigma attached to owning a small car in America is becoming a thing of the past and the latest iteration of the Kia Rio is among the reasons why that's happening. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter.
Although Kia has made major improvements in noise, vibration and harshness, the Rio's engine is still buzzy at high speed and lacks the smoothness and refinement of its Japanese competitors. Call us to schedule a Test Drive before this one is gone! The Rio5 has an independent front suspension and a semi-independent rear suspension. Rio is a bit more boldly styled than Accent, and the five-door variation is a Rio exclusive. Overall, it's virtually the same as the 2006 model. And Rio comes standard with six airbags, a normally associated with expensive luxury cars, not subcompacts. It features a front-wheel-drive platform, an automatic. Be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price before you buy to see what other people in your area are currently paying for their Rios.
SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. For 2006, a Rio5 hatchback became available in addition to the redesigned Rio sedan, which is listed separately in the Cars. Appearance - Very blue and small. Automatic Transmission Unlike some small cars with automatics, the Rio goes through the gears promptly and easily, with no awkwardness or lurching. Vehicle Overview Updates for the 2007 Kia Rio5 hatchback include new wheels and some light interior changes. The Rio5 has a great safety package, decent fuel economy and an outstanding warranty, but offers several necessities only as options. The Problem: The front passenger seat occupant sensor mat may experience fatigue cracking, which could cause the sensor mat to break.
. Well look no further than this great-looking 2007 Kia Rio. Front occupants get ample space on supportive and well-cushioned seats. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. Vehicle Details Although five passengers can squeeze into the Rio, longer-legged folks might not be comfortable in the backseat. Confused about which vehicle to buy? For 2007, 16-inch alloy wheels are optional. This Kia Rio boasts a Gas I4 1.
Shifts are barely noticed, in fact, though the manual transmission can deliver slightly more spirited acceleration. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Small and compact so I can get through ight spaces. Fuel economy is excellent, approaching 40 miles per gallon when equipped with the four-speed automatic. Reviewers wrestle with the notion that for all the 2007 Kia Rio5's finer points, it might not maintain a desirable resale value. Bill George's Olathe Kia has the perfect vehicle for you! The Kia Rio5 comes in one trim and is the wagon counterpart to the sedan.
Driving Impressions The Rio5's handling capabilities exceed expectations; it maneuvers eagerly through urban or rural environments, and its body rolls less than anticipated. The Rio's trunk has grown to 11. That's no bad thing, as both are state-of-the-art small cars. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Chassis tuning is a little different as well, with Accent biased toward ride comfort and Rio toward handling. Rio rates as high as 38 mpg on the highway, while delivering agile handling. Steering is light, but the Rio is delightfully nimble in urban environments, tracks adeptly on straightaways and is easy to guide into turns.