2015 Kia Rio

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2015 Kia Rio Ratings
83
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Years

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
83
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
87/100
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

Great
82/100
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.

Resale

Average
74/100
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 2015

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2015 Kia Rio after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Sound of the engine/exhaust
  • Styling of gauges and instruments

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2015 Kia Rio during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle maneuverability
  • Forward visibility
  • Feel of the seat material

Performance Specs

MPG City

27

MPG Hwy

37

Horsepower

138

Transmission

6 speed, Automatic w/OD, 6 speed, Manual w/OD

Engine

Regular Unleaded I-4

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2015 Kia Rio Review

Overview
It’s the start of something big. The 2015 Kia Rio. A 138 horsepower 1.6 liter Gasoline Direct injection engine delivers class-leading 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. The 2015 Kia Rio take charge wherever you go.
Technology
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.
Safety
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.
Performance
A 138 horsepower 1.6 liter Gasoline Direct injection engine delivers class-leading 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.

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Dependability Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the past 12 months with their 3-year old vehicles
2015 Kia Rio JD Power Award Winner
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