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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,000 miles

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2013 Kia Rio seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2013 Kia Rio Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 162016


  • 58,000 miles


The contact owns a 2013 Kia Rio. After rear ending another vehicle, the seat belt failed to retract and the air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed. The contact sustained contusions that required medical attention. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The technician was unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 58,000.

- Quebradillas, PR, USA

problem #1

Jul 272013


  • 24,000 miles
The contact owns a 2013 Kia Rio. The contact stated that while driving 20 mph, the contact crashed into another vehicle. Upon impact, the frontal air bags failed to deploy. The contact also mentioned that the seat belt failed to properly secure a child passenger. The contact sustained minor bruising and the passenger sustained whiplash and shoulder injuries. A police report was filed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 24,000.

- Toledo , OH, USA

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