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2009 Kia Rio
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The only reason we don't give the 2009 Kia Rio our top award is because of poor side & rear crash test ratings.
Worst 2009 Rio Problems by Category
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- transmission problems2
- engine problems1NHTSA complaints: 3
- seat belts / air bags problems1NHTSA complaints: 12
- windows / windshield problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- body / paint problemsNHTSA: 3
- steering problemsNHTSA: 2
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 2
- brakes problemsNHTSA: 2
- interior accessories problemsNHTSA: 2
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 1
- wheels / hubs problemsNHTSA: 1
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 1
- electrical problemsNHTSA: 1
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