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2012 Kia Rio5

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Kia Rio5 highlights

Customer reviews

4.3 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

29 city, 37 highway, 32 combined

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All Kia Rio5 years

New for 2012

  • The Rio5 is available in a new trim called the EX.
  • Rio5 trims have been upgraded with Power Seat(s), Rear View Camera, Traction Control, and Manual Transmission as standard equipment this year.
  • Front Seat Heaters, Leather Seats, Sunroof(s), and Navigation System features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The LX trim now comes with Power Mirrors and Rear Spoiler as standard equipment.

Explore Kia Rio5 details

SX 2WD 4D Hatchback

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

1.6L

Horsepower

138

Torque (ft-lbs)

123

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

11.4

Wheelbase

101.2"

Overall length

159.3"

Width

67.7"

Height

57.3"

Leg room

F 43.8"/R 31.1"

Head room

F 40"/R 37.6"

Front tires

P205/45R17

Rear tires

P205/45R17

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.3 out of 5

3 customer reviews

RepairPal reliability rating

4
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RepairPal gave the Kia Rio5 an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Kia Rio5 14th out of 24 among Subcompact Cars.

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