2013 Kia Rio

#3 in Small Car
  • Type: Sedan
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2013 Kia Rio Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Small Car of 2013

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2013 Kia Rio after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • The vehicle's audio system

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2013 Kia Rio during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Rear visibility
  • Vehicle maneuverability
  • Comfort of the driver's seat

Performance Specs

MPG City

28 - 29


36 - 37




6 speed, Automatic, 6 speed, Manual


Gas I4


Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2013 Kia Rio Review

It’s the start of something big. The 2013 Kia Rio. A 1.6L 138 horsepower Gasoline Direct injection engine delivers class-leading Horse power and fuel efficiency. An available 6-speed automatic transmission provides crisp shifting and improved fuel efficiency. An active eco system is included on automatic transmission models. With a push of the eco button the system automatically adjusts the engine and transmission to optimize fuel efficiency. The interior of the Rio is both stylish and comfortable. Kia UVO Powered by Microsoft. Technology keeps giving us new ways to be entertained stay in touch and be kept informed. An available rear-camera display lets you see things behind your vehicle that you might not see by looking over your shoulder. Rio features a full range of advanced active and passive safety systems. These include six airbags electronic stability control Hill-start assist control and vehicle stability Management.

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