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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,019 miles

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2006 Kia Rio wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2006 Kia Rio Owner Comments

problem #1

May 262006

Rio 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 1,019 miles


After owning my brand new Kia Rio for only 2 weeks, I experienced a tire blowout on the freeway. Fortunately, I was not injured. This car is equipped with kumho tires. I do not feel safe driving this car. I have reported this incident to both Kia and kumho who are both wholly unconcerned with this product failure.

- La Quinta, CA, USA

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