Kia Rio 2015 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Kia Rio 2015 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Strange grinding noise in 2015 Kia Rio
It could be something as simple as a stone caught in a caliper. If you can't get any satisfaction from your dealer report the problem to Kia's customer assistance service (131542) and request their help. Hopefully you can back up your claims that it was there from day one with some form of documentation.
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
Replacing diesel Polo with Kia Rio?
It's easy to understand your frustration with Volkswagen but it's still a great company with top products. On the Kia front, the local suspension tuning by Graeme Gambold is a game changer but new-generation engines are at least three years away.
What's a good small car for $20,000?
Of those you have been looking at I would rule out the Cruze on the basis of its transmission troubles. The Focus and the Hyundai are good cars and would do what you want nicely. Others to consider would be the Mazda3 and the Kia Rio.
Refund wanted on Rio
Yes, you are. Kia has rectified the paint problem, so you have no issue there; they have done what they should have done. As for the price, well, prices go up and down and just because they are down below the price you paid for your cars doesn't mean you should get a refund. You paid the price you were offered at the time, end of story.
Tyre wear on Kia Rio
Thanks for the feedback. I know Nexen is poor but was not aware of the Kumho wear issue with Kia.