Used 2009 Kia Rio LX For Sale

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2009 Kia Rio LX Specifications

Feature Description
Transmission Automatic
Engine 1.6L
Horsepower 110 horsepower@6000rpm
MPG City 26
MPG Highway 35

Customer Review Summary for Kia Rio

4.2
(127 Reviews)

Okay car for high school/college student

2011 Kia Rio Aubrey R - Shawnee, KS 08/16/2015

The gas mileage on this car is great, but the tank is pretty small. I had a Toyota Camry before this car that held about 16 gallons. The Rio in comparison holds around 10 or 11. I have to fill up every week, but when I fill up it's only about $20. The only thing I dislike about the car is the acceleration. I knew when getting the car that the acceleration wasn't going to be great, but in order to get up to speed, you often times have to floor it. I have had issues with the engine coils, but Carmax fixed it for a reasonable price. So far I have only had the car a few months, but I am hoping to get at least a few years out of it. Overall, I think it is a pretty good car and would recommend it to anyone looking for a small, fuel efficient car.

Cute little car a teenager

2009 Kia Rio Kristina S - Wichita, KS 06/05/2015

Its a cute little car. I Have no problems mechanically with it. I purposefully bought the base model and manual thinking I would get the best gas mileage as possible. Going about 75 MPH your RPM's run extremely high. I was bummed i have A/C but that's my own fault. But with all of that and driving on the interstate ( I commute about 99 miles one way to work) I only get about 26 MPG. Plus side, it only costs about 25 to fill up. Definitely don't want to drive it in any kind of snow or sleet. Don't think it would hold up very well. Overall its a good car starter car.

The option I don't fully regret

2007 Kia Rio Zachary Schumann - Kansas City, MO 03/10/2017

I got this car at 80k miles so right off the bat I can't complain about a few things. I didn't get it new so I couldn't maintain it from the start so I don't know how it was handled before I owned it. It is a decent car for the price that will get you where you need to go. It is a bare bones model with basically no features. That being said, it has decent gas mileage being a light 4 cylinder. Repairs are super easy because the engine is very accessible. You MUST replace the timing belt on this car before you drive it away used or EVERY 60k miles or you'll have problems. Also, be gentle with her because these cars are not built tough at all. The engine will run reliably but the car is almost too underpowered. It's just value.

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