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This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Kia Rio Hatchback review.

Parkers overall rating: 2 out of 5 2.0
Kia Rio (01-05) - rated 2 out of 5
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PROS

Styling, ownership package, price.

CONS

Coarse engines, feels cheap.

At a glance

New price £6,008 - £9,858
Used price £150 - £1,180
Fuel economy 32 - 44 mpg
Road tax cost £200 - £325
Insurance group 6 - 11 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Styling, ownership package, price.

CONS

Coarse engines, feels cheap.

Kia Rio rivals

Medium-sized car for supermini money and there are some great special offers around. Simple, basic transport with a good aftersales package and plenty of equipment. Re-sale values are low, but most owners keep them for long enough not to mind.

Kia Rio rivals