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It's ok, it's not great or my favorite car I ever had - the gas mileage isn't great, it has a few worrisome quirks , like it'll stall out if it doesn't like the gas you give it, some of the interior is laid...

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Pricing Trends

The average LemonFree listing price for a Kia Rio in California:

2015 $16,180
2014 $16,624
2013 $14,627
2012 $13,373
2011 $11,644
Safety Ratings
2014 Kia Rio
Overall 4.0000
Overall Front Crash 4.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Overall Side Crash 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 5
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints0
Number of Investigations0
2013 Kia Rio
Overall 4.0000
Overall Front Crash 4.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Overall Side Crash 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 5
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints18
Number of Investigations0
2012 Kia Rio
Overall 4.0000
Overall Front Crash 4.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Overall Side Crash 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 5
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints8
Number of Investigations0
2011 Kia Rio
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints10
Number of Investigations0
2010 Kia Rio
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 3.0000
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints20
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding Kia Rio vehicles

2008 Kia Rio (5/31/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V244000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Manufacturer: Kia Motors America

Description: KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2008 RIO VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 20, 2005, THROUGH DECEMBER 9, 2007. THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSOR MAT CAN EXPERIENCE FATIGUE CRACKING. IF SUFFICIENT CRACKING OCCURS, THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) WILL CEASE TO FUNCTION SUCH THAT THE SYSTEM WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DETECT WHETHER A CHILD PASSENGER IS IN THE SEAT AND THE AIRBAG WILL DEPLOY DURING A CRASH NECESSITATING DEPLOYMENT.

Defect: AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT WITH A CHILD IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT INCREASES THE RISK OF INJURY TO THAT CHILD.

Corrective Action: KIA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE OCS SEAT SENSOR MAT, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 26, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.

2006 Kia Rio (5/31/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V244000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Manufacturer: Kia Motors America

Description: KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2008 RIO VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 20, 2005, THROUGH DECEMBER 9, 2007. THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSOR MAT CAN EXPERIENCE FATIGUE CRACKING. IF SUFFICIENT CRACKING OCCURS, THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) WILL CEASE TO FUNCTION SUCH THAT THE SYSTEM WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DETECT WHETHER A CHILD PASSENGER IS IN THE SEAT AND THE AIRBAG WILL DEPLOY DURING A CRASH NECESSITATING DEPLOYMENT.

Defect: AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT WITH A CHILD IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT INCREASES THE RISK OF INJURY TO THAT CHILD.

Corrective Action: KIA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE OCS SEAT SENSOR MAT, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 26, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.

2007 Kia Rio (5/31/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V244000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Manufacturer: Kia Motors America

Description: KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2008 RIO VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 20, 2005, THROUGH DECEMBER 9, 2007. THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSOR MAT CAN EXPERIENCE FATIGUE CRACKING. IF SUFFICIENT CRACKING OCCURS, THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) WILL CEASE TO FUNCTION SUCH THAT THE SYSTEM WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DETECT WHETHER A CHILD PASSENGER IS IN THE SEAT AND THE AIRBAG WILL DEPLOY DURING A CRASH NECESSITATING DEPLOYMENT.

Defect: AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT WITH A CHILD IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT INCREASES THE RISK OF INJURY TO THAT CHILD.

Corrective Action: KIA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE OCS SEAT SENSOR MAT, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 26, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.

2003 Kia Rio (8/4/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06V294000

Component Name: SEAT BELTS:REAR

Manufacturer: Kia Motors America

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.

2005 Kia Rio (12/12/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V557000

Component Name: CHILD SEAT

Manufacturer: Kia Motors America

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.

Used KIA RIO LX for sale in San Rafael California

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$12,192

2014 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 35,950 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Concord, CA
  • MPG: 27 City / 37 Hwy
  • 22 Days on Lot
$9,350
$9,650
Price Reduced!

2013 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 42,683 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: White
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • MPG: 28 City / 36 Hwy
  • 57 Days on Lot
$9,988

2009 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 43,734 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Rafael, CA
  • MPG: 26 City / 35 Hwy
  • 14 Days on Lot
$12,501
$12,965
Price Reduced!

2015 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 9,004 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Vallejo, CA
  • MPG: 27 City / 37 Hwy
  • 113 Days on Lot
$11,472
$11,993
Price Reduced!

2014 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 13,490 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tracy, CA
  • MPG: 27 City / 37 Hwy
  • 254 Days on Lot
$10,654
$10,664
Price Reduced!

2013 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 36,731 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Vallejo, CA
  • MPG: 28 City / 36 Hwy
  • 60 Days on Lot
$10,793
$10,975
Price Reduced!

2014 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 20,741 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Vallejo, CA
  • MPG: 27 City / 37 Hwy
  • 134 Days on Lot
$12,998

2015 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 18,167 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Yuba City, CA
  • MPG: 27 City / 37 Hwy
  • 6 Days on Lot
$11,995

2013 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 32,492 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Jose, CA
  • MPG: 28 City / 36 Hwy
  • 1 Day on Lot
$10,434
$11,432
Price Reduced!

2013 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 69,281 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Vallejo, CA
  • MPG: 28 City / 36 Hwy
  • 9 Days on Lot
$11,691
$11,851
Price Reduced!

2013 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 16,753 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fairfield, CA
  • MPG: 29 City / 37 Hwy
  • 545 Days on Lot

2012 Kia Rio LX

$7,966

2012 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 79,369 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Dublin, CA
  • MPG: 28 City / 36 Hwy
$14,963

2015 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 37,422 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 27 City / 37 Hwy
  • 20 Days on Lot
$13,499

2013 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 20,069 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Yellow
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 28 City / 36 Hwy
  • 19 Days on Lot
$8,965

2013 KIA RIO LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 57,588 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pittsburg, CA
  • MPG: 28 City / 36 Hwy
  • 19 Days on Lot
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