Kia Rio 2012 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Kia Rio 2012 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Used Kia Rio review: 2011-2014
Graham Smith reviews the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Kia Rio as a used buy.Read More
Used Kia Rio review: 2000-2015
Ewan Kennedy reviews the first generation, second generation and third generation Kia Rio, from 2001, 2007 and 2012, as a used buy.Read More
High tyre wear on a Rio
It's likely to have Nexen tyres, which are the poorest of the Korean tyres we have tested. In that case, the wear is down to poor quality tyres. You will get nowhere with Kia as tyres are always wear-and-tear items and outside warranty.
Replacing a Cruze?
I would go for an i30. It's a former Carsguide Car of the Year and you will get a car with the remainder of the five-year warranty
Used Kia Rio review: 2000-2013
Ewan Kennedy road tests and reviews the used 2000-2013 Kia Rio.Read More
Used Kia Rio review: 2011-2013
NEW The Rio was the car that kicked Kia's Australian sales into gear in 2000. Before that the cars from the Korean carmaker were best known for their for the cheap-and-cheerful pricing and not much ...Read More
2012 Kia Rio steering lock
You clearly don't trust the dealer, so you could contact Kia and ask them to have one of their technical representatives check the car over for you to assure you that it has been fixed. That could be difficult given that the case is now before the consumer affairs tribunal, so it's perhaps best in the circumstances that you either borrow a car or hire one until the case is settled.
Used Kia Rio review: 2000-2012
Kia Rio is a small-medium South Korean car that has picked up significantly in Australia since the launch of the all-new model of September 2011. After two generations of Rios with conservative ...Read More