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2023 Kia Rio

Research, photos, specs, and expertise

Kia Rio highlights

Customer reviews

(not yet rated)

RepairPal reliability rating

4.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

32 city, 41 highway, 36 combined

Pricing for current inventory

(no current inventory)

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All Kia Rio years

New for 2023

  • The S trim has been discontinued for 2023.

Explore Kia Rio details

LX 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Cloth Seats

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

1.6L

Horsepower

120

Torque (ft-lbs)

112

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

11.9

Wheelbase

101.6"

Overall length

172.6"

Width

67.9"

Height

57.1"

Leg room

F 42.1"/R 33.5"

Head room

F 38.9"/R 37.4"

Front tires

P185/65TR15

Rear tires

P185/65TR15

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

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RepairPal reliability rating

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RepairPal gave the Kia Rio an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Kia Rio 6th out of 24 among Subcompact Cars.

Cost

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Kia Rio is $375, compared to an average of $459 for Subcompact Cars and $619 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Frequency

According to RepairPal, Kia Rio owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 0.9 times per year, compared to an average of 0.9 times for Subcompact Cars and 1.4 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Severity

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 7% for the Kia Rio, compared to an average of 9% for Subcompact Cars and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

2023 Kia Rio trims

LX:

  • 120-hp, 112-lb-ft of torque 1.6L
  • Power Mirrors
  • Cloth Seats
  • Traction Control
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Automatic Transmission

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