3.8

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,750 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2002 Kia Rio electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Kia Rio Owner Comments

problem #2

May 172007

Rio 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2002 Kia Rio. The contact smelled something burning and noticed the vehicle was on fire while parked. The fire was contained to underneath the hood and was extinguished by the contact. The vehicle was destroyed. No police report was filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed by the dealer/manufacturer. The purchase date and engine size were unknown. The current and failure mileages were 60,000.

- Eustis, FL, USA

problem #1

Dec 172003

Rio

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,500 miles
While driving at 50 mph vehicle caught on fire. There was a lot smoke and flames under the hood.

- Baxter, MN, USA

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