2012KiaRio5

Kia Rio5

Fun And Efficiency Without Glaring Faults It is an amusing conversation when Kia executives, from the United States and Korea, discuss their relationship with Hyundai. Kia Motors is partly owned by Hyundai Motor Company. As a result, the two share platforms, powertrains and an impressive...

- Reviewed by Michael Harley

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2012 Kia Rio5
MSRP: $13,600 - $17,700
2011 Kia Rio5
MSRP: $15,095 - $16,395
2010 Kia Rio5
MSRP: $13,895 - $15,195
Kia partners with Antenna mag for retro surf-themed Rio

Kia has teamed up with Antenna magazine to create a special surf-themed concept for this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas. The publication turned its attention to the 2012 Kia Rio 5-Door. With a special sunset-metallic paint, custom gold wheels and a wooden front splitter, there's no mistaking the machine as a run-of-the-mill Rio.
2012 Kia Rio priced from $13,600*

Kia has announced that the 2012 Rio 5-door will carry a price tag of just $13,600, excluding a $750 destination fee. For that slim slice of change, buyers can enjoy a vehicle with an automatic start/stop system designed to conserve fuel when the hatch would otherwise be idling. Kia says that this is the first application of the technology outside of the hybrid and luxury segments in the States. Combined with the company's 1.6-liter direct-injection four-cylinder engine, the 2012 Rio 5-Door is go
2012 Kia Rio 5-Door [w/video]

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"The light weight of the car and the healthy output of its engine in conjunction with the rigid feel of the Rio's chassis, and a suspension tuned slightly to the firm end of the spectrum, give the Rio a sporty feel.
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