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2012 Kia Rio Sedan Compact Car

2012 Kia Rio Sedan price starts at $13,400

Almost a month ago, Kia dropped the pricing info on the 2012 Kia Rio 5-door Hatchback – today the Korean automaker has announced pricing on the new Kia Rio Sedan, which starts at $100 less than its hatchback sibling at $13,400. That’s pretty competitive when it comes to other subcompacts in the segment including the […]

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2012 Kia Rio

Chevy Sonic, Kia Rio, Hyundai Accent top Consumer Reports subcompact test

Consumer Reports has just completed its latest testing for subcompact models and the Kia Rio EX comes out on top, edging out the Hyundai Accent and the Chevrolet Sonic. The hatchback variant of the Rio came in third place, just behind the Honda Fit and Nissan Versa. The Rio picks up the top spot based […]

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Kia and Antenna to show surf-themed Rio at SEMA

Kia and Antenna magazine have collaborated on a custom project for the all new 2012 Rio 5-door for the upcoming SEMA Show. Antenna chose to use a sufer theme for the Rio, that will be featured as one of six Kia models at SEMA. The car is coated in golden-brown paint with gold wheels, and […]

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2012 Kia Rio B-Spec Race Version 5-door to debut at SEMA

At the 2011 SEMA Show, Kia will show a B-Spec race version of the 2012 Kia Rio 5-door. With the help of their racing partner Kinetic Motorsports, the Kia Rio B-Spec Race Version will get all the necessary features of racing including a cage, safety equipment and am upgraded suspension. “Outstanding value has always been […]

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2012 Kia Rio 5-Door Hatchback price starts at $13,600

Kia has announced pricing on the new 2012 Rio 5-door Hatchback, which is overlooked by many when shopping in the subcompact section. However, with stellar looks, better quality and a starting price of $13,600, the 2012 Rio Hatchback is now back in the game. The 2012 Kia Rio 5-Door Hatchbacks is available in three trims – […]

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Features and options on small cars boost profits

In May, Consumer Reports conducted a study with approximately 1,000 adult car owners in the US and it showed that a very good number of those owners were not planning on downsizing their cars for the next purchase, despite all of the push for more fuel efficient offerings and green motoring. This shouldn’t be a […]

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2011 New York: 2012 Kia Rio

2011 New York: 2012 Kia Rio is no longer a forgettable appliance

The 2012 Kia Rio made its world debut today at the 2011 New York Auto Show. Gone is the old, humdrum design of the past that made anyone want to puke whenever they saw the Rio. Sporting a design that reflects the handsome efforts such as the Sorento and the Optima, the Rio is definitely a […]

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Report: Kia to do a hot hatch version of the 2012 Rio

According to AutoCar a hot hatch version of the 2012 Kia Rio could be offered to build the Korean brand’s image in Europe. “The quality and design is much greater than the brand image represents,” said marketing and product planning chief Benny Oeyen. “You can improved this with cars. A helpful car for us would […]

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2012 Kia Rio

2012 Kia Rio gets striking design, four fuel-efficient engines

Since the model first launched in 2005, global sales of the third-generation Kia Rio have totaled more than 860,000 units. It’s now time for the fourth-generation model and right off the bat we have to say that the fourth-generation model is on nice looking compact. First time at egmCarTech? Visit our home page for the […]

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The next-generation Kia Rio is probably going to be a car you’ll actually notice

Haven’t really seen the Kia Rio on the road in the stateside. That’s because the current Kia Rio was the company’s 3rd best-selling vehicle in overseas markets during 2010 with sales of more than 205,000 units. Kia has now released the first official sketches of the next generation Rio, which will debut at the 2011 […]

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