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Best new cars for $15,000

We'll show you five new cars at a price almost anyone can afford.

Finding an affordable car is hard. Finding a good car is harder. But finding a good, affordable car? Well, that's the hardest. Here are five choices.

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Kia GT to debut in Paris, production in 2017

Kia Rio Getting Fiesta ST-Competing Hot Hatch

The production Kia GT could finally debut at an auto show this year after the concept's 2011 unveiling, and the brand might create a Rio hot hatch to compete against the Ford Fiesta ST.

Official
Kia bringing updated Rio, Venga to Paris

The Rio may not be the most popular Kia in the United States – not by a long shot – but it was the brand's top seller globally last year. Little wonder, then, that although the current fourth-generation model was only introduced in 2011, the Korean automaker is already rolling out a facelifted version.

Recalls
Kia recalls nearly 73,000 Rio models over airbag issue

Due to a potentially faulty sensor mat, Kia is voluntarily recalling Kia Rio models from the 2006 to 2008 model years. The sensor in the passenger's seat is susceptible to cracking from fatigue. If that happens, it may not be able to detect whether a child is in the seat, nor will it be able to adjust the airbag deployment settings so as not to deploy if there is a child present.

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