Kia Rio Review from Romania

2001 Kia Rio LS 1.3 petrol

Model year2001
Year of manufacture2001
First year of ownership2006
Most recent year of ownership2006
Engine and transmission 1.3 petrol Manual
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.0 / 10
Distance when acquired39000 kilometres
Most recent distance47000 kilometres
Previous carNissan Micra


A good car for small many


The only thing that got bad is a strange beating noise coming "PROBABLY" FROM steering gear. I went to kia service they sad its not a defect yet.

General Comments:

A very-very handsome car, comfortable, petrol saving, not causing big problems, practical.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 18th September, 2006

Average review marks: 8.0 / 10, based on 1 review