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Kia Rio

Model Year Comparison

Worst Model Year
2004
Worst Category
engine Problems

Here are total complaints by model year for the Kia Rio. Overall the worst problem category is Kia Rio engine problems.

Although the 2007 Kia Rio has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2004 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage. The most-reported problem is with the 2001 Kia Rio for intermittent loss of power.

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Worst Kia Rio Problems

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