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2008 Kia Rio
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The only reason we don't give the 2008 Kia Rio our top award is because of poor side & rear crash test ratings.
Worst 2008 Rio Problems by Category
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- AC / heater problems4
- interior accessories problems2NHTSA complaints: 3
- exterior accessories problems1
- body / paint problems1
- brakes problems1NHTSA complaints: 5
- engine problems1NHTSA complaints: 3
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 17
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 2
- lights problemsNHTSA: 2
- transmission problemsNHTSA: 1
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 1
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 1
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 1
- steering problemsNHTSA: 1
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