Safety Ratings
2003 Kia Rio
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 1.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 1.0000
Number of Recalls6
Number of Complaints160
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2003 Kia Rio vehicles

2003 Kia Rio (8/4/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06V294000

Component Name: SEAT BELTS:REAR

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION." WHEN USED WITH CERTAIN CHILD SEATS, THE AUTOMATIC LOCKING RETRACTOR (ALR) FUNCTION IN THE REAR OUTBOARD SEATBELT ASSEMBLIES MAY DISENGAGE.

Defect: IF A CHILD SEAT IS NOT PROPERLY SECURED, THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH REAR OUTBOARD SEATBELT ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI-KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

2003 Kia Rio (12/12/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V557000

Component Name: CHILD SEAT

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, 'CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS.' CERTAIN CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORS WILL NOT FULLY LATCH ONTO THE LOWER LATCH ANCHORS LOCATED BETWEEN THE REAR SEAT BACK AND REAR SEAT CUSHION BECAUSE OF INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE CHILD SEAT ANCHORS AND A METAL WIRE LOCATED IN THE FRAME OF THE REAR SEAT BACK. UNTIL THE RECALL REPAIR IS COMPLETED, FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED BY YOUR CHILD SEATS MANUFACTURER ON HOW TO PROPERLY INSTALL THE CHILD SEAT WITH YOUR VEHICLE'S REAR SAFETY BELTS RATHER THAN USING THE LATCH SYSTEM.

Defect: IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, IF THE CHILD SEAT IS NOT PROPERLY INSTALLED, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER ANCHORS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 30, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

2003 Kia Rio (4/9/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V179000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL INTAKE NIPPLE OF THE FUEL DISTRIBUTOR IS SUBJECT TO FRACTURE OR CRACKING DURING REMOVAL OF THE QUICK CONNECT COUPLING SECURING THE MAIN FUEL TUBE ASSEMBLY TO THE FUEL INTAKE NIPPLE, OR WHEN FORCE IS ACCIDENTALLY APPLIED TO THE INTAKE NIPPLE DURING THE VEHICLE ASSEMBLY PROCESS OR DURING ENGINE COMPARTMENT REPAIRS.

Defect: FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL DISTRIBUTOR AND MAIN FUEL TUBE ASSEMBLIES. THE RECALL BEGAN JUNE 18, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

2003 KIA RIO for sale

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2003 Kia Rio

New Listing
Contact Dealer For Pricing

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 82114 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Algonquin, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio Cinco

$3,991

2003 KIA RIO CINCO

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 73235 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Jacksonville, FL
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio Cinco

$5,500

2003 KIA RIO CINCO

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 91763 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mobile, AL
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio

$2,988

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 136254 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lynnwood, WA
  • MPG: 23 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio Cinco

$2,305

2003 KIA RIO CINCO

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 116801 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Berwyn, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio

$1,950

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 131068 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio

$3,998

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 113506 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: O Fallon, IL
  • MPG: 23 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio

New Listing
$7,000

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 64727 Miles
  • Ext Color: Orange
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salem, OR
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio

$8,995

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 40365 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Skokie, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio

Contact Dealer For Pricing

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 188500 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Holland, MI
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio

$4,500

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 98215 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mcalester, OK
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio

$5,999

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Portage, WI
  • MPG: 23 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio

$1,495

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 145374 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Germansville, PA
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio Cinco

$1,987

2003 KIA RIO CINCO

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 160000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hermantown, MN
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy

2003 Kia Rio

$1,800

2003 KIA RIO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 173039 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Gardena, CA
  • MPG: 22 City / 30 Hwy
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