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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 Kia Rio Problems by Category
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- AC / heater problems4
- interior accessories problems2NHTSA complaints: 3
- engine problems2NHTSA complaints: 7
- exterior accessories problems1
- body / paint problems1
- brakes problems1NHTSA complaints: 6
- transmission problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- wheels / hubs problems1
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 23
- lights problemsNHTSA: 2
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 2
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 2
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 1
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 1
- steering problemsNHTSA: 1
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 1
- electrical problemsNHTSA: 1
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