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2012 Kia Rio5

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Kia Rio5 highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

28 city, 36 highway, 31 combined

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What is new for the 2012 Kia Rio5?

  • The Rio5 is available in a new trim called the EX.
  • Rio5 trims have been upgraded with Power Seat(s), Traction Control, Rear View Camera, 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.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

3.3 out of 5

3 customer reviews
4
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RepairPal gave the Kia Rio5 an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Kia Rio5 14th out of 27 among Subcompact Cars.

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Kia Rio5 features and specs

LX 2WD 4D Hatchback

Standard Features

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

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (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

P185/65R15

Rear tires

P185/65R15

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Manual 6

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