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Avg. Price Paid:$4,862 - $6,488
Original MSRP: $10,890 - $14,465
MPG: 32 City / 35 Hwy
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2008 Kia Rio Recalls & Reliability

These scores and this review are from when the car was new.

Review Last Updated: 2/17/09

Recalls

There have been no safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Dependability Ratings1 2008
Overall Dependability
Powertrain Dependability
Feature & Accessory Dependability
Body & Interior Dependability

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Warranty

Kia's basic warranty for the Rio is good for the first five years or 60,000 miles, while the powertrain warranty is good for the first 10 years or 100,000-miles.

 

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