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Kia Rio review
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Kia Rio

Kia Rio review

The Kia Rio offers good value and practicality, but it's a safe pair of hands in a talented supermini class
31 May 2018
New Kia Rio 1.4 diesel 2017 review
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Kia Rio Hatchback

New Kia Rio 1.4 diesel 2017 review

The new Kia Rio will be more popular with petrol power, but how does the 1.4 CRDI diesel drive?
3 Feb 2017
New Kia Rio 2017 review
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New Kia Rio 2017 review

All-new version of the Kia Rio supermini arrives with its sights set on the Ford Fiesta and VW Polo
30 Jan 2017
New Kia Rio could get Sporty GT version
Kia Rio Hatchback

New Kia Rio could get Sporty GT version

Kia's new Rio supermini could get a hot Rio GT version with a 3-cylinder turbo engine according to engineering boss
1 Aug 2016
Kia Rio review (2011-2017)
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Kia Rio Hatchback

Kia Rio review (2011-2017)

The Kia Rio is a decent-value supermini, with a long warranty and efficient diesel engines. But rivals are more fun
24 May 2016
Kia Rio 2 2015 review
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Kia Rio Hatchback

Kia Rio 2 2015 review

Can light refresh keep Kia Rio supermini fighting fit in competitive class?
23 Apr 2015
Kia Rio SR7 review
Kia Rio Hatchback

Kia Rio SR7 review

Previously badged VR7, the Kia Rio SR7 is a special edition supermini that adds loads of kit for not much cash
11 Feb 2015

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Kia Rio: Final report

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Kia Rio: Third report

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Kia Rio: First report

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Kia Rio vs Ford Fiesta

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Kia Rio vs VW Polo

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Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi EcoDynamics

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Kia Rio 1.1 CRDi

We drive the most frugal and road tax-free version of the new Kia Rio
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Kia Rio 1.4 CRDi

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Kia Rio vs rivals

The new Kia Rio is making a big noise in the supermini class. Can it outshine rivals from Vauxhall, Renault and Ford?
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Kia Rio

Our verdict on the new Kia Rio as we drive it on UK roads for the first time
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Kia Rio

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New Kia Rio

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Kia Rio 1.5 CRDi

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Kia Rio

The original Kia Rio marked a step change in Kia's car building enterprise
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Kia Rio CRDi LX

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Kia Rio 1.4 GS

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Kia Rio

To say Kia designers have been busy is an understatement. The company's range already includes the stylish Picanto city car and Cerato family hatchbac…
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Kia Rio

The Kia Rio is famous in the US for a good reason - its 10-year, 100,000-mile warranty. On such a cheap car, that's remarkable - sadly, it was slashed…
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